What does it mean to be on the newest frontier of sexual identity, to identify not as male or female, but something that's a little of both - or neither? GENDER REBEL, part of LOGO's REAL MOMENTUM doc series, profiles 3 biological females who reject the traditional, binary concept of gender, preferring instead to occupy a point on the vast spectrum that they feel lies between "male" and "female."
The film tells the story of Renee Richard's battle to enter the 1977 U.S. Open as the first transgender tennis player. Simultaneously, it follows her today as she struggles to cope with a life of contradictions and personal conflict.
Around the world there has been a huge increase in the number of children being referred to gender clinics. Increasingly, parents are encouraged to adopt a 'gender affirmative' approach - fully supporting their children's change of identity. But is this approach right?
A documentary on the work of sex-change specialist Dr.Leo Wollman, including interviews with Dr.Wollman and a few of his patients, with an illustrated lecture on the various aspects of transsexuality plus actual footage of a sex-change operation, which is what gives the film its notoriety.