First Period

2004
6.0'
CA
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Synopsis

A double entendre for the first period of school and Alick’s first menstrual cycle, First Period explores a series of shocking events that sent our transgender youth into emotional turmoil. Worried that their (secret) girlfriend will react strangely to their physical change; Alick becomes increasingly threatened by Kay’s burgeoning friendship with the high school bad boy Ray. This downward spiral of emotion leads our protagonist to recall how they acquired the nickname “pussy boy.” In the end, Alick learns that Kay and Ray are only hanging out together because they both smoke marijuana before first period and understands that Kay really loves them when she wants to have sex with them, even on their period.