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‘My Otherland’ film and panel shared people’s real lives

Is there any greater achievement for any of us than to become – that is, know and embrace – one’s core self? The tagline of the film “My Otherland” is “a story about being yourself.” The perhaps 400 people filling the Lincoln Theatre June 30 for the premier screening of John Bowey’s documentary heard from its leading man, Linden Jordan, and a panel of seven people who are transgender or, as parents or children, are in loving family relationships.

It takes great courage, patience, perseverance and support for one to face and grow into one’s self. It is not an easy or short journey....


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