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They/Them - One Climber's Story Fri Night Vid

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For Lor Sabourin, climbing is more than a sport; it's a way of exploring identity and building resilience in the face of adversity. They/Them follows Lor, a trans climber, into the sandstone canyons of northern Arizona on a journey to piece together one of the hardest and most inspiring routes of their life. By embracing the strength in vulnerability, Lor has found the space to thrive and build a climbing community that others like themself can call home.

Content Warning: This film includes discussions of eating disorders, body dysphoria, self-harm, sexual assault, and suicide. While we have done our best to explore these topics conscientiously, remember that we are looking through the lens of a single person's experience. Please take care of yourself as you watch and use the resources provided below to find support if you are struggling with any of these topics.

The International Lesbian, Gay, Trans and Intersex Associationhttps://www.ilga-europe.org/who-we-are/members

Transgender Europehttps://tgeu.org/membership/

We welcome positive and constructive discussion. Hate speech, bullying or behaviours that are not in the spirit of a diverse and inclusive community will be deleted.

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Kendal Mountain Festival 2021

You can watch They/Them and much more at this year's Kendal Mountain Festival. The social event of the year for outdoor folk takes place across the town from 18th-21st November.

- Book tickets and passes on the KENDAL MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL SITE


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9 Oct

That's a great film! And I hate the amount of hate Lor (and other lhbti people) have to endure in this world.

Sick line btw.

9 Oct

Agreed. A film that manages to be about being trans and climbing, and do both well!

chapeau to Lor and the production team!

9 Oct

That was very informative, sensitive and well put together. Makes me realise just how much climbing is almost a panacea for whatever issues we are facing in our lives (in my case old age!). Also some great bits of rock on show and some serious perseverance. Excellent Friday night video.

Dave

9 Oct

What's lhbti?

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