AWI Our Stories Our Voices presents: Gender Performance and Mental Health
The Our Stories, Our Voices festival celebrates queer mental health stories told by LGBTQ+ filmmakers and artists. Over three days, filmmakers, mental health professionals, and community leaders will lead insightful, interactive workshops focused on the unique experiences of queer people and their mental health.
Drag culture has brought “gender performance” into mainstream media, but what does it mean to “perform gender” in day-to-day life? What does it take to be authentic while meeting gender expectations in your community? Join filmmakers Steph Young, Jake Ivany, and Paolo Riveras as they screen their short films and discuss gender expression, gender expectations, and what effects they have on our mental health.
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