King Ester: Art, Activism, and Trans Reality

Where do art and LGBTQ activism intersect?

James Finn
Nov 8 · 6 min read
Publicity still with logo from the web series King Ester. Used with permission.

Queer artists, activists, and advocates push boundaries

Have you seen ‘King Ester’ yet?

Metaphor for the trans/queer artist experience

Rowin Amone as Ester. Publicity still.

On the outside looking in

But now I know that I have a duty to my community, to the Black trans community to represent us well every chance that I get.

Like all artists, they’re intent on showcasing humanity

Meet Dui Jarrod: pure, driven artist

Dui Jarrod publicity photo, used with permission

Instead, I met a laser-focused artist

Is storytelling activism?

Hell yes, that’s advocacy. Hell yes, it’s activism.

Are you looking to make a difference fighting for full LGBTQ equality? Why not watch King Ester and let Rowin and Dui show you a road worth taking?


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Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot. jamesfinnwrites@gmail.com

James Finn - The Blog

Collected Writings. Stories and ramblings from a long-time LGBTQ thinker and activist.

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