The Door She Opened (The Door She Opened)

Short | UR | 3 min
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Film Info
Section:Shorts
Release Year:2019
Runtime:3 min
Rating:UR
Genre:Family
LGBTQ
Documentary
Animation
Short
Production Country:USA
Subtitles:English Language film
Spanish subtitles available
Social Media
Facebook:facebook.com/storycorps
Twitter:@storycorps
Cast/Crew
Director:Richard O'Connor
Produced By:Savannah Winchester

Description

At the age of 63, Dee Westenhauser came out as a transgender woman, but growing up in El Paso, Texas in the 1950’s, she had a hard time fitting in. Dee remembers how her Aunt Yaya gave her an opportunity that no one else would: a safe, loving space to be herself.