Fresh Meat Festival: Supporting Transgender and Queer Artists

Feeling isolated never really deterred Sean Dorsey from getting what he wanted.

“I think that growing up and […] never seeing another person like me in modern dance — and so few transgender artists even being able to be onstage or getting visibility — was the fire that [pushed] me.”

Canadian-born Dorsey arrived in San Francisco looking to create a revolutionary platform for artists from the queer and transgender community. “I knew the talent was there. I knew the artists were there and the art was being made,” he says, “It was just about people being given the opportunity.”

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