A Womb Of Their Own: Live Screening & Community Discussion
LIVE SCREENING & COMMUNITY DISCUSSION
Presented by @QueerBirthworker & @BirthBruja
Choose from 2 different showings!
Friday, August 28th | 4-6:30pm PST/ 7-9:30pm EST (Includes Q&A with the director!)
Saturday, August 29th | 10am-12:30pm PST/ 1-3:30pm EST (Includes Q&A with King Ramirez- one of the featured birthing people in the film!)
FILM: A Womb of Their Own
DIRECTOR: Cyn Lubow
When six diverse masculine-identified people get pregnant, they are challenged by binary gender constructs in mainstream culture, and even in the LGBTQ community. Follow their radical, joyful stories of establishing their own unique gender and sexuality, growing a baby in their bodies, and birthing, chestfeeding and parenting their children.
MEET YOUR HOSTS:
king yaa | @QueerBirthworker
king yaa (pronouns: they/them/king!) is a black, genderqueer, queer, masculine of centre being who has birthed three humans. They are a Jamaican, raised in Toronto, Canada and currently occupy space in Cape Town, South Africa. Their work is grounded in and informed by intersectional feminism, anti-oppressive, trauma-informed care, body liberation and sex positive frameworks. king yaa centres their work on the intersections of queer wellness and dignity. Their offerings include gender affirming bodywork, somatic coaching, movement for resiliency, full spectrum birth support, transitioning companion and as well as training intentional health and wellness providers with LGBTQ+ competencies, specializing on queer, trans and non-binary individuals, to create safe and inclusive practices. www.kingyaa.co.za/
Brooke Patmor | @BornCollectiveSF
Brooke Patmor is a full-time, full-spectrum birth worker working in occupied Olohne territory otherwise known as the San Francisco Bay Area. As a queer, fat, non-binary person themselves, Brooke is dedicated to offering inclusive care with a trauma-informed, anti-racist, and social justice framework. They support people through ALL birth outcomes including abortion, miscarriage, and stillbirth and welcome people of all identities and family structures- recognizing the added challenges of navigating the birth and postpartum world as a queer-identified person or someone with other marginalized identities. Brooke is down-to-earth and compassionate in their care, offering a steady sense of peace to the process. They rely on their intuition and learned skills to help meet clients where they are. www.borncollectivesf.com
Once registered, you spot will be reserved. You will receive an email with the Zoom link on Tuesday, August 24th. Email Eri@BirthBruja.com with any questions.