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Dec 24

Gender Reel turns 3 and is having a contest!

On December 28, 2013, Gender Reel celebrates it's 3rd birthday.  To enter our contest, email Joe @ genderreelfest@gmail.com with a dynamic 500 word SA to this question.  In what way have you personally contributed to enhancing the visibility of gender non-conforming/trans visibility over the past year?  Winners will be subjectively based on how much time and effort they have …

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Apr 06

The 2013 Gender Reel Film and Performance Art Festival honors filmmaker Christopher Lee

Gender Reel, will feature two of Christopher Lee's films at the upcoming festival in September. Known for his transgressive filmmaking, Christopher Lee (48) died by suicide on December 22, 2012, after suffering for years with bouts of depression and mental illness.  Lee, served in 2002 as the first female-to-male grand marshal in the San Francisco LGBT Pride Parade. He is also …

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Apr 04

Gender Reel and the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference do it again!

On June 14, 2013, Gender Reel, will showcase four amazing films from it's previous years event at the Philadelphia Trans-Health Conference. PTHC is entering it's 12th year and is known to be the largest transgender conference in the country, drawing over 2500 people from all parts of the world to the event.    According to Gender Reel Founder and Chair, Joe Ippolito, the goal of …

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Jan 11

Gender Reel expands to cities across the U.S.

The 2013 Gender Reel festival is expanding. The two-year-old, East Coast based multi-media festival is scheduled to take place in various cities across the United States. The festival originated in Philadelphia, PA in 2011. However, it is now set to take place in Minneapolis, MN and Philadelphia, PA, in Sept 2013, with plans to add Oakland, CA, and Portland, OR, to the list of places where the 2013 festival film and performance art …

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