From This Day Forward

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PBS Premiere: Oct. 10, 2016Check the broadcast schedule »

Links & Books

FILM-RELATED WEB SITES

Film website - fromthisdayforwardfilm.com

Film facebook page - facebook.com/fromthisdayforwardfilm

Film Twitter page - twitter.com/fromthisdayfilm

Trisha Shattuck
shattuckart.com - Trisha's online art gallery.

Original Online Content on POV

To enhance the broadcast, POV has produced an interactive website to enable viewers to explore the film in greater depth. The From This Day Forward website -- www.pbs.org/pov/fromthisdayforward -- offers a streaming video trailer for the film; an interview with the filmmaker; a list of related websites, articles and books; a downloadable discussion guide; a lesson plan with streaming clips; and special features.

Understanding Transgender Issues

American Civil Liberties Union: "Transgender People Aren't a Threat to You
aclu.org/blog/speak-freely/transgender-people-arent-threat-you - This article offers a review of current debates over legal protections and discrimination and debunks common myths.

Family Equality Council: "Creating Transgender Inclusive Schools"
http://www.familyequality.org/_asset/xz7npo/Creating-Transgender-Inclusive-Schools-Aug2016.pdf - The Family Equality Council provides a number of resources for the LGBTQ community, including this guide. The guide breaks down guidance that the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Education provide to schools and offers background on why such guidance was issued.

Human Rights Campaign: "Transgender Visibility Guide"
www.hrc.org/resources/entry/transgender-visibility-guide - The Human Rights Campaign offers this downloadable pamphlet, a great resource to share with young people who are questioning their own gender identities. It includes resources for those who are beginning to identify as transgender.

National Center for Transgender Equality: "Frequently Asked Questions About Transgender People"
http://transequality.org/Resources/NCTE_UnderstandingTrans.pdf - This set of questions and answers is just one of many helpful resources available from the National Center for Transgender Equality.

Terms

GLAAD: "An Ally's Guide to Terminology"
http://files.glaad.org/files/2011/documents/talkingabout_terminology.pdf - This guide, published by the largest anti-defamation organization in the United States focused on the LGBT community, clarifies terminology for people engaged in conversations about LGBT people and issues.

Teaching Tolerance: "A Gender Spectrum Glossary"
www.tolerance.org/LGBT-best-practices-terms - Among its many resources for creating a school climate that is supportive of LGBT students, the Teaching Tolerance project of the Southern Poverty Law Center offers this helpful glossary of terms.