Interview: Daresha Kyi discusses new documentary Mama Bears [SXSW 2022]

Emmy winner Daresha Kyi created a heartfelt and timely documentary about transgender youths, showcasing the importance of familial and community support. Mama Bears follows a group of conservative, Christian mothers with queer children and their fight for acceptance within their communities and against anti-trans laws. Kyi, who directed the 2019 TV documentary Trans in America,


SXSW 2022: Mama Bears documentary announces press conference at Texas State Capitol

Ahead of its SXSW 2022 premiere, Mama Bears announced a press conference at the Texas State Capitol to defend trans youth from “discriminatory, harmful, and unconstitutional attacks.” This is following the recent ruling by Governor Greg Abbott which called for the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate parents who provide gender-affirming surgeries to their