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Transitioning in the Middle of Nowhere

Aug 13, 2016 | 682 videos
Video by Sean Horlor and Steve Adams

Jasper, Alberta, is a tiny town in the Canadian Rockies. Sarah is the only visible transgender person for miles, and she’s the subject of Only One, a moving portrait by the filmmakers Sean Horlor and Steve Adams. Despite the openness of her friends, she explains that it can be difficult to be the only person who identifies as transgender. “Where I live is a pretty special place,” Sarah says. “Still, nobody really knows how I feel or understands what it’s like to have to be this way.”

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