For me, the notable conclusion is that differences within individuals of a gender are very large. We talk about averages as if they are absolute (all men are of one type, all women of another) when the reality is that we are more beautifully diverse than that!
The film profiles Darwin, a Death Valley town with 35 citizens, including Ryal, a young FTM transgender man in the process of transition. While living in Darwin, Ryal is able to develop a closer relationship with his parents, who have struggled in the past to accept their son. You can watch the film now with this link.
PFLAG National has published Our Trans Loved Ones, and here’s a link to download your copy. Or, you can come to our monthly meeting (first Tuesday of each month, Neighborhood Church, 301. N Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, 7 – 9 pm) and ask for a paper copy. http://community.pflag.org/document.doc?id=921