The Pride Episode: #BlackTransLivesMatter​ – Conversation Three

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In the third episode in the “Conversations From Away” series, cast and crew of the North American touring company of “Come From Away” join virtually to discuss how the Black Lives Matter and trans rights movements intersect. Our featured guest, Jae Rice, shares valuable insight about their work with the Brave Space Alliance in Chicago. When we talk about Black Lives Matter, we can’t be done with our work until that means ALL Black lives, including the most vulnerable among us.

This episode’s featured organizations:

Brave Space Alliance (

Black Trans Travel Fund (

This episode’s moderator: Aaron Michael Ray (he/him)

This episode’s featured guest: Jae Rice (he/him or they/them), Communications and Outreach Coordinator, Brave Space Alliance in Chicago, IL

This episode’s panelists: James Earl Jones II (he/him), Julie Johnson (she/her), Dominic Barbaro (he/him)

Edited by: Secret Story Film and Video

Produced by: Dominic Barbaro, Geoff Maus, Shawn Pennington

Special thanks to: On The Rialto, Colgan McNeil, Yael Matlow, Junkyard Dog Productions


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