OUTSPOKEN / SPEAK OUT SERIES
SEXUALITY & IDENTITY VIDEO
Oleander – starring Emily Robinson, of Eighth Grade and Transparent fame – is an award-winning, 12-minute film about a 17-year-old who starts a social-media war against an abstinence-only sex-education programme. It’s part sex-positive teen narrative, part cautionary tale about emotional and digital manipulation. And it’s so multifaceted that you can fill in your own blanks: do you empathise, criticise and/or cheer her on?
In this video, director Kate Hackett is out to discuss the importance of talking openly with young people about sex, relationships and consent…