Skateboarders in Cuba

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Excerpt from Havana Skate Days (2017), a feature-length documentary about Cuba and its current struggles told through the story of Havana’s nascent skate scene. The film follows Yojany Perez, a young, talented skateboarder trying to grow extreme sports in Cuba, and his … Continue reading

LGBTQ Activist in China

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Excerpt from TV investigative documentary The Naked Truth: China Queer (2017). For China’s LGBTQ, the surveillance, intimidation, and even imprisonment of advocates is often coupled with stigmatization at home in a country whose national pride rests on 4,000 years of … Continue reading

Transgender Women in Detention

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Part of an investigation into the US immigration detention system and their policy of locking up transgender women with men. Full investigation at Fusion.