Ashley Altadonna: When a man becomes a woman – By DJ Hostettler

A few years ago, local musician and experimental filmmaker Kyle Altadonna surprised his friends with the news that he was transgender. Since then, Ashley Altadonna has been undergoing treatments and therapy that have helped transition her into a female. In the process, Altadonna found her voice as a filmmaker, shooting a pair of short films focusing on her transition (Whatever Suits You) and transgender identity issues in general (Playing With Gender). Both films have traveled the world, playing at LGBT film festivals across the United States and as far away as Melbourne, London, and Berlin.