This week's calls to action include the following events and activities. (All are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.)
Film looks at transgender lives
The Gay Alliance of the Genesee Valley is promoting a showing of "Just Gender," a documentary film about the transgender experience, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 5. The film was directed by Rochester native George Zuber and narrated by Bebe Neuwirth. The film comes to Rochester following City Hall's decision to add transgender health benefits, and the controversial comments made by local radio personalities. The film will be shown at the Little Theatre, 240 East Avenue.
Talk on problems facing city youth
The Interfaith Alliance of Rochester will present "If Our Streets Could Talk: Messages of Trauma and Hope," a talk by Elaine Spaull, Rochester City Council member and executive director of the Center for Youth, at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 8. Spaull will discuss her experiences with Rochester's youth, their struggles, and how to help them get back on the right path. The event will be held at Nazareth College's Shults Center.