UK: WATCH: Teary non-binary activist's empowering graduation speech

Non-binary activist and documentary maker Fox Fisher has been recognized by Brighton University with an honorary doctorate.

At the ceremony, Fisher gave an empowering and inspiring speech that received a standing ovation.

They are best known for the Channel 4’s documentary My Transsexual Summer.

However, this was the inspiration to create their own documentary and film work after having to ‘simplify’ their experience for that project. Fisher has been a prominent non-binary voice ever since.

Fisher created films for a number of international organizations and is an advisor to All About Trans, who bring trans and non-binary people together with senior media professionals, to inspire better reporting and coverage of trans matters. Read more via Gay Star News

This film is for those who have asked to hear my speech and witness me receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Brighton. It was the first standing ovation to ever be given for an honorary doctorate at the University of Brighton.