Mycroft Masada is a nonbinary trans and queer Jewish leader with 30 years of experience who moved to Gaithersburg, Maryland (Montgomery County near Washington DC) from their lifelong home of Boston in 2014. A TransEpiscopal Steering Committee member and former Congregation Am Tikva board member, Mycroft is particularly called to pursue LGBTQ+ and fat justice, and is an advocate, organizer, consultant, educator, trainer, writer and artist. They are married to Julia McCrossin, the mas(s)culine fatshion blogger, and with her they co-parent a dogter. Their central online home is

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Monday, March 7, 2011

“Transgender Rights: Still Fighting" -- new 3-minute video

UPDATE -- Thursday, April 21st -- MTPC has won the contest! Here's the press release:

WGBH is southern New England's public television and radio station.

WGBH Lab ( is a website for independent media. Its mission is to produce and showcase innovative content for public media outlets with a focus on short duration and small formats.

The Lab's Open Call project invites anyone and everyone to create and submit a video short; the Lab provides a theme and also optional free, uncopyrighted video clips to use in production. One of the current Open Call themes is "Stonewall Uprising" -- "in a 3 minute video, show us where Stonewall’s legacy of courage is today" --

MTPC created and submitted a three-minute video titled "Transgender Rights: Still Fighting (Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition’s response to where Stonewall is now)”. The video is based off of MTPC's public education campaign "I AM: Trans People Speak" -- MTPC was honored to interview Miss Major, a Stonewall veteran.

Watch it here:

I'm very proud to say that I'm in it -- it includes a clip from my "I AM" video.

The Lab will curate the best for a panel of guest judges, who will help decide which five earn a $1000 prize, and which one may air along with the television debut of "Stonewall Uprising" on the public television show American Experience (about American history).

Voting is still open! The yellow stars to the right of the video. You can also comment, but you must register first.