New York City is a great place to be gay, but that doesnt mean its easy. Even here, LGBT youth face daily discrimination and hate violence. In this video, queer NYC youth claim their right to exist and thrive on the streets of the cityand theyre not asking for permission.
The Shade is Real: An Oversimplified Story
Written, directed and produced by LGBTQ youth, this SupaFriends film tells their story of working to overcome internalized and interpersonal transphobia, homophobia and racism as they find ways to unite for social change through a remake of Mean Girls meets 8 Mile.