NBC News: For transgender dancers, progress can’t come fast enough


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For transgender dancers, progress can’t come fast enough

“Dance audiences are ready and hungry for trans voices,” director Sean Dorsey said. “It’s our dance institutions that are still catching up.” 

March 8, 2020 By Avichai Scher

“Sean Dorsey was tired of being the only transgender dancer in the room. So he took the bold step of starting his own company, the San Francisco-based Sean Dorsey Dance, and become the first openly trans director of a full-time dance company. It was a milestone for transgender and gender-nonconforming dancers and choreographers, and Dorsey hoped it would lead to a more inclusive dance world…..” 

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