Trailer Alert: The Most Dangerous Year

In early 2016, when a dark wave of anti-transgender “bathroom bills” began sweeping across the nation, The Human Rights Campaign published a report identifying 2016 as the most dangerous year for transgender Americans.

In Washington State six such “bathroom bills” were introduced in the State Legislature. Documentary filmmaker Vlada Knowlton captured the ensuing civil rights battle from the perspective of a small group of embattled parents as they banded together to fight a deluge of proposed laws that would strip away the rights of their young, transgender children.

As one of the parents, Knowlton presents an intimate portrait of her own struggle to protect her five-year-old transgender daughter from laws inspired by ignorance and fear.

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