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Miss Billie Cooper, trans elder and woman of color living with HIV, US veteran, a trans activist, a peer educator about HIV and AIDS. She has been involved in the community for over 30 years. Miss Billie is the founder of Trans Life, support group for trans men and women in the Bay Area.
The Mission of the St. James Infirmary is to provide free, compassionate and nonjudgmental healthcare and social services for sex workers (current or former) of all genders and sexual orientations while preventing occupational illnesses and injuries through a comprehensive continuum of services.
MAJOR! follows the life and campaigns of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a 73-year-old Black transgender woman who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years. It’s the story of one woman’s journey, a community’s history, and how care for each other can be a revolutionary act. MAJOR! is currently screening at film festivals around the world.
Filmmakers Annalise Ophelian and StormMiguel Florez are a husbynd and wyfe production team committed to bringing social justice principles to documentary filmmaking. Annalise Ophelian’s previous work includes the film Diagnosing Difference, which centers trans and gender non-binary folx in sharing their own experiences of navigating medical and mental health care systems. StormMiguel Florez is a musician and film editor, a graduate of the QWOCMAP filmmaker program, and part of the TGIJP leadership team.
Fresh Meat Productions creates, presents and tours award-winning transgender & queer arts programs including Sean Dorsey Dance and the SF Transgender Film Festival. It is the first trans and queer arts organization of its kind in the nation. http://www.freshmeatproductions.org