Growing Old Gracefully: The Transgender Experience (2014)
37min · Documentary, Biography · 1 January 2014
Growing Old Gracefully: The Transgender Experience, explores the aging experiences of transgender people. For the first time in history, cohorts of trans and gender non conforming people are entering their 60's, 70's and 80's. This film showcases the personal experiences of three trans people, as well as showcasing interviews with activists, clinicians, and researches. Additionally, the film looks at places where trans phobia, ageism, racism and classism intersect, and explores the history of the trans movement. Some of the aging issues addressed in the film include, but are not limited to: Health care concerns, financial issues, housing problems, the fear of loneliness, de-transitioning, and death and dying.
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