[VIDEO] Lexie talks about “passing.” [ASL & subtitles]

447 lexie cannes state of transLEXIE CANNES STATE OF TRANS — In this short video in ASL (American Sign Language) and English subtitles, Lexie (Courtney O’Donnell) addresses the concern of some trans people who were given the misguided notion from others that trans people must “pass” and meet other criteria to be a “real” trans person.

Watch on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LexieCannes/videos/vb.1246261556/10214636494926494/?type=2&video_source=user_video_tab

Watch on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjdbAK9YBsU

Transcript:

Hello, my name is Lexie. It comes from my role in the movie “Lexie Cannes.” My real name is Courtney O’Donnell.

I want to talk about “passing.” A trans person “passes” when they are not recognized as being transgender.

I’ve been asked about those who insist that trans people MUST “pass” to be a “real” trans person.

Not true. Passing is NOT required to be transgender. Your gender ID or expression is who you are.

Don’t listen to those who say criteria must be met. They are wrong. Walk away or block people who oppress you this way. Rid yourself of those telling you how to be trans from your life.

Remember, it’s your life, your decision.

Stay alive, thanks for watching and ROCK ON! Love to all of you!


sales 480x480Watch LEXIE CANNES right now: http://www.amazon.com/Lexie-Cannes-CourtneyODonnell/dp/B00KEYH3LQ

Or get the DVD: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0963781332
LEXIE CANNES in IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1391088/

 

 

 



Categories: "Lexie Cannes" (the movie) and filmmaking, Transgender, Transsexual, Trans

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2 replies

  1. while passing is an important survival tool, it’s more important to be authentic.
    Ive given up on trying to appear femme, I am me. Don’t like it tough shit.

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