The Resource Boy I Am: Exploring Female-to-Male Transgender Experiences

Boy I Am: Exploring Female-to-Male Transgender Experiences

Label
Boy I Am: Exploring Female-to-Male Transgender Experiences
Title
Boy I Am: Exploring Female-to-Male Transgender Experiences
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An important exploration of issues rarely touched upon by most films portraying female-to-male (FTM) transgender experiences, this feature-length documentary sets itself apart from other recent films on this topic. Tackling the resistance of some women in feminists and lesbian communities who view FTM transitioning as at best a "trend" or at worst an anti-feminist act that taps into male privilege, this groundbreaking film opens up a dialog between the lesbian, feminist, and transgender communities while also promoting understanding of transgender issues for general audiences.. In the course of the film, three young transitioning FTMs in New York City- Nicco, Norie and Keegan- go through major junctures in their transitions, discussing everything from their relationships with their bodies, feminism, and the intersection of race and class with their transgender identity. Their stories are interspersed with interviews with lesbians, activists and theorists who engage with the often-contentious questions and issues that are raised within the queer and feminist communities but are rarely discussed openly. Situating these struggles and stories as inextricably linked to queer and feminist struggles, BOY I AM presents an empowering chronicle of queer resistance that challenges all viewers to rethink their concepts of activism and identity.
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Moving Train Media in 2006
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Moving Train Media (Firm),$4dst
  • Kanopy (Firm),$4dst
Runtime
67
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gay and lesbian studies
  • Gender identity
Technique
live action
Label
Boy I Am: Exploring Female-to-Male Transgender Experiences
Link
http://ou.kanopystreaming.com/node/199605
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (68 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1199604
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956904104
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1199604
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Boy I Am: Exploring Female-to-Male Transgender Experiences
Link
http://ou.kanopystreaming.com/node/199605
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (68 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1199604
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956904104
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1199604
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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