What’s the T is a documentary that explores the challenges, successes, and lives of three Trans women.
“What’s the T?” is a vernacular commonly used in the trans community to mean, “What’s the Truth?” or “What’s the tale?”
What’s the T is a documentary that explores the challenges, successes, and lives of three transgender/transsexual women. These women represent normality and abnormality, seamlessly, in their daily efforts to achieve a balance of feminine and masculine, as the day may require. They are beyond and within the stereotypical male-to-female story that has been told before. This film is not about middle-aged husbands wrangling strained marriages for the sack of identity. It's not about teenagers looking for identity or toddlers embraced by progressive families. And it's not about loners seeking medical solace. The ladies of What’s the T are reality and self-assurance in identity.
Already filmed in part, the documentary aspires to a visual blend and attitude of Robert Leacock’s iconic documentary about supermodels, Catwalk, and the legendary film, Paris is burning. The writers, film crew, and producers are affiliated with Scary Cow of San Francisco and Atalyer films of New York. With this film, we hope to discover what the “T” really is and to exhibit the TRUTH – that these women are a contributing, meaningful part of “normal” society, as well as to further empower their existence. For example, we have already filmed Rakash Singh, a dedicated nurse and up-and-comer in the ballroom scene. She is a superb example of the type of woman the world needs to meet. By exhibiting the truly ordinary but challenged lives of these every-day humans, perhaps eventually, the need to document trans-women will be moot, and they will be referenced as they are – women.
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