About Assigned Sex


Assigned Sex explores blackness, gender, religion and the pressures that transgender people of color face to stay in the closet.

Shaun Dawson

Shaun Dawson

Director. Editor.

Shaun Dawson is a genderqueer tech professional dedicated to telling stories that break formal boundaries and communicate truths of the "other." Their short film debut, Assigned Sex, was completed in the spring of 2019. Shaun holds an MA in Communications from the New York Institute of Technology, and a BS in Marketing from Park University.


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