Culture Closeup

Lawyer and transgender rights activist Chase Strangio speaks with The Lady and the Dale’s co-director Zackary Drucker and consulting producer Precious Brady-Davis about Liz Carmichael’s legacy — rectifying her maligned representation by the 1970’s media, her impact on today’s queer community, and expanding the narrative of transness.

Featured Resources

Human Rights Campaign

By inspiring and engaging individuals and communities, the Human Rights Campaign strives to end discrimination against LGBTQ people and realize a world that achieves fundamental fairness and equality for all. HRC envisions a world where lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are ensured equality and embraced as full members of society at home, at work and in every community.


GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBTQ acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love.


Gays & Lesbians Living In A Transgender Society is a grassroots organization dedicated to supporting the LGBTQIA+ community on a global scale.

Transgender Law Center

Transgender Law Center (TLC) is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. Grounded in legal expertise and committed to racial justice, TLC employs a variety of community-driven strategies to keep transgender and gender nonconforming people alive, thriving, and fighting for liberation.

Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fund

Transgender Legal Defense & Education Fund is committed to ending discrimination based upon gender identity and expression and to achieving equality for transgender people through public education, test-case litigation, direct legal services, and public policy efforts.

“Trans folks represent a world of new possibilities where our life experiences aren’t dictated by our biology. We’ve taken it to a place that Liz might not have been able to imagine.”

Director & Executive Producer