Film & Discussion: China’s Transgender Sex Workers
Time & Location
About the Event
The full recording of the Session is available:
- On the HIV2020 Online YouTube Channel - the YouTube playlist of the session is available in English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish.
- On the HIV2020 Online Soundcloud Channel - the SoundCloud playlist of the session is available in English, French, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish
Through the documentary film screening and photo exhibition, participants would be able to have basic understanding of the real lives of transgender women sex workers in the Yao community in Northeast China:
- Violence faced from police, clients, intimate partners, and other sex workers;
- The preservation of previous indigenous culture of “Yao” in struggling with the global mainstream of the term “transgender” hegemony; and
- The diversity of gender and sexuality in the practice of the Yao community.
Session Program and Information:
- Welcome and introductions by Jules Kim
- Photo Exhibition and Presentation by Michael Liu
- Documentary Video screening by Michael Liu
- Q & A moderated by Jules Kim
- Closing by Jules Kim and Michael Liu
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