Transblack (Season 1)
Transblack presents documentaries that follow the day to day lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island transgender men and women, and how they changed perceptions of themselves and those closest to them. So, what happens after you ‘come out’?
Episode 1: Max
Max seeks acceptance from trans and indigenous communities, which aren't always cohesive. Through his final stages of transition into manhood, Max investigates the possibility of being initiated through Aboriginal ceremony and playing the didgeridoo.
Episode 2: Nastasia
Proud Maori and Aboriginal trans woman, Nastasia, finds that even with a great support network of friends and family, one must love themselves in order for others to love them back.
Episode 3: Jeremy
After undergoing a FTM transition, Jeremy witnesses and experiences male privilege as a man, which is at odds with his ideals. Jeremy learns how to navigate through the world as a man without letting go of his morals and principles.
Episode 4: Sammy
Growing up in Rockhampton, Sammy fell victim to homophobia at a young age. After moving to Sydney, she realised that she was actually a woman. Now in her twenties, Sammy revisits Rockhampton to reminisce on what's made her the strong woman she is today.
- Jeremy Anderson
- Release dates
- 25 February 2018 - Australia
- PG - Parental guidance
Available on ABC iView.
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- National Library of Australia,
- SBS on Demand
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