Gender Revolution: Movie & Panel Discussion

The Foothills Alberta Teacher’s Association is hosting the National Geographic documentary: “Gender Revolution” followed by a panel discussion on March 13, 6:30-9:30pm at Okotoks Rotary Performing Arts Centre.

The documentary is a great educational opportunity for teachers, parents, and community members who may be interested in learning more about transgender people. One of our staff will be on the panel to answer your questions following the film!

Tickets are free and available on Eventbright ► https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/gender-revolution-movie-and-discussion-tickets-41925893476

 


DATE & TIME

Tue, 13 March 2018

6:30 PM – 9:30 PM

 

LOCATION

Rotary Performing Arts Centre

3 Elma Street East

Okotoks, AB T1S 1K1

 

DESCRIPTION

Journalist Katie Couric travels across the United States and to Samoa to talk with experts about the role genetics, brain chemistry, and culture play in defining and forming gender identity, while also engaging in intimate conversations with transgender and gender non-conforming people and their families to better understand their personal experiences, including Gavin Grimm, the Virginia teenage trans boy whose legal case to be treated like every other boy in school.

The documentary is an educational and enlightening exploration of gender, and a must-see for anyone interested in learning more about transgender people and how gender identity is defined, formed, and influenced.

This movie viewing will be followed by a panel discussion where we will welcome our audience to respectful dialogue to learn and listen with open minds and open hearts.