The main three characters of this season are Violet, a white trans woman with a past drug addiction and a history of sex work, Paige, a Black trans woman and Lambda Legal lawyer, and Allie, a white cis lesbian writer. explores some of the realities of trans womanhood, the beautiful and the painful, from a place of authority.I want to talk a bit about just some of the issues touched upon — and the rest, you’ll have to watch yourself!
Clips from their documentary,, will be used to interrogate desire and the ways in which it is deeply informed by media, pop culture, and capitalism through interviews, archival research, and performance.
While no longer Orthodox, she is still active in Jewish life, including an LGBT Jewish group in Montreal called JQueer.
But it can be difficult navigating the disparate worlds of her various identities.
“I think it’s such a niche market,” she says, but “this niche really wants it badly it’s so small.” Halpern is 25, but still an undergraduate at Mc Gill University (in addition to going to seminary before college, she took time off school to work in web development).
She grew up Modern Orthodox in Calgary, and went to High School in Toronto.
Gay men are spared much of this as they are a somewhat larger populations than lesbians and they are men.