The film Breaking Through highlights openly LGBT elected officials at all levels, from the first openly gay US Senator, Tammy Baldwin, and Houston Mayor Annise Parker to the first transgender judge, a Dallas County lesbian, Latina sheriff and a young African American Councilman who grew up homeless.
Though featuring politicians, it isn't about politics: it's about people who feel fear and shame and yearn to live meaningful lives amidst anti-gay messages. They reveal how they broke through barriers internally - daring to believe something different than what they were told - and then externally as they pursued and achieved the future they envisioned. Showing what is possible, they give hope to struggling people from all backgrounds and walks of life.
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