This website obviously houses stills and previews to the film but it is also much more than that. This film was made to be a resource for young trans kids so why wouldn't our website be that as well? Below you will find links to trans youth groups, free binders and organizations to support. Also, we included resources for trans-allies to learn. Thank you for supporting trans films.
In a rural Irish town a teen lives a double life. One being his true self in a Dublin acting troupe as Kieran; a boy. The other while around his religious family he must play the part of a girl. When he falls reluctantly in love with the neighbor boy back home, who also does not know he is trans; will Kieran be able to finally face his truth?
Non-binary artists, writers, directors Aidan Dick and Izzi Rojas wrote, produced, directed and, starred in When Men Were Men. They wanted to subvert the hetero-normative narratives Hollywood has been churning out since it's inception. It was integral for them to create their own space in which to create this film. "It doesn't start with a call for revolution, but with the realization are the revolution that is already taking place." Paul Precaido
Gender Spectrum works to create gender sensitive and inclusive environments for all children and teens.
TAA provides services to the trans & gender expansive community by partnering with existing LGBTQIA+ orgs. This may included legal services/counsel, mental health & career counseling and MORE.
Point of Pride provides free chest binders to any trans person who needs one and cannot afford or safely obtain one.
gc2b is a trans-owned binder company based in Maryland that centers healthy, affordable and quality made binding. Click the link to see their binder safety tips!
Bicycle Health is an online medication-assisted treatment provider for opioid dependence. The LGBTQ community unfortunately faces an increased risk for substance use disorders. Here is a link to their recently published educational guide on Substance Use Disorder (SUD) in the LGBTQ+ community.
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention/ and suicide prevention services to LGBTQIA2S+ young people under 25.
Extensive search engine for finding FTM Top Surgery Doctors/Surgeons.
LGBTQ+ training and consultation services
Instagram account dedicated to reimagining masculinity
and inspiring other men to do the same.
PDF explaining toxic masculinity and how to talk about/learn to dismantle it
Our extremely talented composer, Victoria Romano is doing us the honor of focusing her ethnomusicology doctoral thesis on When Men Were Men.
"This featurette discusses some of the key themes and issues at the heart of When Men Were Men. It includes conversations with LGBTQ+ filmmakers and scholars, addressing the triumphs, setbacks, and overall politics of queer representation, both in front of and behind the camera." - Victoria
Do you have questions or comments about our film? Do you have a theater where we could arrange a screening? Send us a message, and we will get back to you soon. Thank you again for supporting trans films.
"BLESSED ARE THE QUEERS WHO CHOOSE TO RAISE EACH OTHER." - niko cariño tiare