Andrea James

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Gender Revolution nominated for GLAAD Media Award

Gender Revolution nominated for GLAAD Media Award

The nominees for the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards have been revealed, and Gender Revolution was nominated in the Documentary category. Outstanding Documentary Chavela Music Box Films Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric National Geographic Kiki Sundance Selects “Real Boy”…

This Documentary Proves We Should Listen To Children Not Legislators When It Comes To Trans Rights

This Documentary Proves We Should Listen To Children Not Legislators When It Comes To Trans Rights

By BRONWYN ISAAC Storytelling has the ability to not only educate and even entertain, but also to build empathy and bridge the gaps of human experience. National Geographic’s new documentary, Gender Revolution: A Journey With Katie Couric, which premiered on…

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

‘Gender Revolution’ is all about trans people, but it’s made for a cis audience

By Dawn Ennis · Wednesday, February 8, 2017 This program is titled, “Gender Revolution,” and I don’t think you will find a more detailed exploration of intersex, gender non-conforming/non-binary and, yes, trans Americans than in the 88 minute documentary produced by National…

‘I Think I Made a Mistake’: Katie Couric On Her Transgender Evolution

‘I Think I Made a Mistake’: Katie Couric On Her Transgender Evolution

SAMANTHA ALLEN 02.04.17 9:15 PM ET Today, Couric is still learning about transgender people and telling their stories. And as Gender Revolution proves, she hasn’t made many mistakes more than once. The two-hour National Geographic documentary—premiering Monday night—is a compassionate,…

New Katie Couric documentary explains transgender identities in compelling detail

New Katie Couric documentary explains transgender identities in compelling detail

On Monday night, the National Geographic Channel will premiere Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric. A companion piece to National Geographic Magazine’s recent “Gender Revolution” issue, which featured a transgender girl on the cover, the new documentary follow Couric…

How Katie Couric Turned a TV Blunder Into a ‘Groundbreaking’ Trans Documentary

How Katie Couric Turned a TV Blunder Into a ‘Groundbreaking’ Trans Documentary

Couric said she decided to “step back” and try to look at the “big picture.” Her two-hour National Geographic documentary explores everything from the difficulties facing the transgender community to places where social acceptance is growing. Reviews, so far, are as good as…

Katie Couric Advocates for Kindness Towards Transgender People: ‘They’re Really No Different Than You Are’

Katie Couric Advocates for Kindness Towards Transgender People: ‘They’re Really No Different Than You Are’

  Katie Couric wants the world to give transgender people the respect they deserve. In her new documentary, Gender Revolution: A Journey with Katie Couric, the newscaster traveled the country to talk with people who express complex gender identities. Couric,…

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