Film Exploring Murder of Navajo Transgender Teen to Air – By: wendydavis

Tomorrow night Independent Lens (PBS) will air the documentary Two Spirits about the brutal murder of a lovely transgendered boy in the Four Corners area in 2001. You can check for local listings.

This is surprisingly hard to write even a decade later. Researching and remembering have caused my heart to torque again, and my throat to close in sorrow, rage and bewilderment; it’s as if it all happened recently, and images and words are colliding in my mind and body; few of them have found resolution because hate crimes like this still happen today.