Radical…just a bit!

Just a Bit Radical, is a new magazine, focusing on the needs and stories of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning (and allies, too!) youth. Based in Massachusetts, the magazine  features stories about prominent entertainers and Q&A’s about popular LGBTQ initiatives. Earlier this month, Gender Reel Chair Joe Ippolito had a chance to talk with Continue Reading

Gender and Cultural Identity intersect in Puerto Rico

Living outside the binary is not an easy task especially for transexual and drag queens living in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. MALA MALA: A Transformative Puerto Rican Documentary, takes a thought-provoking look at the places where gender identity and cultural identity intersect, while capturing the search for selfhood and the love shared between Continue Reading

Gender Reel loves “Second Son” by Ryan Sallans

In the upcoming book, Second Son: Transitioning Toward my Destiny, Love and Life, author Ryan Sallans discusses transitioning and the struggles he encountered as an out Midwestern transman. Ryan, who began his transition from female-to-male in 2005, travels the nation speaking to professionals, college audiences, and youth. Ryan has been featured in magazines around the world. He shares Continue Reading

Gender Reel gets Wayed in!

With over 200 people attending the first ever Gender Reel in September 2011, it became immediately clear to Organizers that the festival needed a larger venue. After looking at multiple spaces, Gender Reel Organizers decided to use the William Way Center. The William Way Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center was formed in 1996, when Continue Reading

The film “Miss Representation” stimulates Philadelphia on March 8th.

On March 8, Stimulus Productions (one of Philadelphia’s premier LGBTQ dance parties and organizations) will be hosting a screening of the ground-breaking documentary, Miss Representation,at William Way Community Center (1315 Spruce Street) in Philadelphia. The film Miss Representation exposes how American youth are being sold the concept that women and girls’ value lies in their youth, Continue Reading