"Seahorse" is a 2019 documentary film directed by Jeanie Finlay. This documentary delves into the inspiring and unique story of Freddy McConnell, a transgender man who embarks on a remarkable journey of pregnancy and parenthood. It follows Freddy's personal and emotional exploration as he navigates the complexities of his gender identity and the physical and emotional challenges of carrying and giving birth to his own child. The film aims to foster empathy, understanding, and inclusivity, encouraging audiences to reflect upon their own preconceptions and expand their perspectives on gender and parenthood.
Movies, shows, and other media can be ways to connect to the LGBTQ+ community even if you are not out. It can be a way to learn of others experiences and journeys.
If you have questions or concerns of our own journey you are very welcome to talk with one of our peer-support volunteers on the LGBT National Hotline at 888-843-4564 or one-to-one chat at www.LGBThotline.org/chat.