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Sat May 13, 2023, 08:19 AM May 2023

I have a trans grandson, and a few years ago, at the beginning of his transition, we watched this [View all]

'Ma Vie en Rose' (My Life in Pink). It is a Belgian movie with English subtitles. I had seen the movie before, and when we learned of his transitioning (a sensitive and bit shy 15 year old), we watched the movie together.
He was tremendously moved, and i think a little strengthened, by the movie. Afterwards he asked me through tears, why he had never heard of this movie, why other people had not seen it. I told him that the US had put an R rating on it, even though there was nothing sexual about the movie, to make sure that kids DIDN'T see it!
Here is a link to the trailer:


I know it is available as a rental on YouTube.

I thought to post this, after reading about the teacher whose job is threatened in Florida because of a Disney movie .
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KnR The Polack MSgt May 2023 #1
KNR niyad May 2023 #2
KnR FalloutShelter May 2023 #3
Thank you. Looks pretty interesting. Everyone is different in their own way judesedit May 2023 #4
What'samatterU? Jesus don't like that stuff goin' on. 3Hotdogs May 2023 #6
I'd laugh, but I can't. sarchasm May 2023 #9
Are you being sarcastic? Or for real? judesedit May 2023 #14
And if IIRC, Wednesdays May 2023 #18
Did you really need the emoticon? 3Hotdogs May 2023 #22
The group hug signifies one for all, all for one to me judesedit May 2023 #23
Best wishes for the rest of your day. 3Hotdogs May 2023 #25
Some of us could see that you were being sarcastic. raging moderate May 2023 #30
The Bible says the sin of Sodom was "arrogance, gluttony, and not helping poor people." raging moderate May 2023 #31
I never use the emoticon. It takes away the fun. 3Hotdogs May 2023 #32
My sentiments exactly vlyons May 2023 #16
Thank you. Everyone should be free to be who they are. judesedit May 2023 #17
I'm better than a lot of people vlyons May 2023 #26
You may have lots of "things" and still be a nice person judesedit May 2023 #27
K&R!!!!! RKP5637 May 2023 #5
Thank you. Your grandson is fortunate to have you in his life. yardwork May 2023 #7
KnR! sarchasm May 2023 #8
What was that commercial recently where a trans grandson is coming for dinner robbob May 2023 #10
I saw that ad a couple of months ago here in Texas. flying_wahini May 2023 #11
That was a Christmas commercial for J&B scotch. Biophilic May 2023 #13
I wanted to see the ad you were speaking of, so I carpediem May 2023 #15
Tears, that's beautiful, only kindness matters lostnfound May 2023 #28
That was really a nice commercial judesedit May 2023 #24
You are aces and hugs to the grandson Duncanpup May 2023 #12
I've seen more kids like this as a substitute teacher recently kimbutgar May 2023 #19
I loved that movie dickthegrouch May 2023 #20
another remarkable film: XYZ peacebuzzard May 2023 #21
Thank you for posting this LetMyPeopleVote May 2023 #29
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