No Box for Me


"Sometimes I dream I’ve gotten rid of my hips, and buttocks, and legs. But I’m not really that crazy. All that really bothers me is what lies in-between… so utterly useless it’s spine-chilling. " How do you live with genitals that were chosen for you, surgically reconstructed at birth so they would comply with the norm? How do you shape your identity, with that difference? The film looks at the ways intersex people work to reclaim their bodies and shape their identities. It asks hard questions about the things Western societies are willing to do in the name of social norms, and what it means to be a man, a woman, or a little of both…