Writer, filmmaker, and activist dream hampton is set to debut her new documentary Treasure: From Tragedy To Trans Justice, Mapping A Detroit Story at the 2015 Los Angeles Film Festival.
1. If you are not a transgender woman, recognize your privilege and proceed with respect.
2. Focus on community, trans stories are human stories.
3. Know that you're telling a story, not leading a revolution.
"This is just one small offering of someone in solidarity," hampton told BuzzFeed. "The original name of the documentary was Transparent, but I had to change the name [because of the Amazon show exist now]. When I started this, Laverne Cox wasn’t on the cover of Time. Janet Mock wasn’t on NBC. I think Laverne and Janet are our Dorothy Dandridge and Juanita Moore."