gender studies

Transgender Awareness Month

October 29, 2020
In the month of November, we focus on transgender communities, trans survival, and trans liberation. This year’s Transgender Awareness Week is from November 14 through November 20, a time set aside specifically to highlight stories of trans and nonbinary people. New Day is proud to share several important and relevant films from our collection.

Tips for Using New Day Films in the Classroom

October 1, 2014
Choose films that tell a compelling story. Stories provide the conduit for conveying information. Most people don’t remember pure facts - but we are hard-wired to remember stories. Ask students to share their own stories as a counterpoint to the film’s stories.

I Am New Day: Debbie Lum

September 22, 2014
I'm a San Francisco-based Asian American woman who was born in Virginia and raised in the Midwest. All my life I've been hit on and harassed by men who are obsessed with Asian women, and I've always wanted to know why so many Western men develop "Yellow Fever" or "Asian Fetish."

Films for July and August

June 9, 2014
July 17th is International Criminal Justice Day
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