Take me as I am

CJ managed to escape Kentucky, his home state, which he describes as a broken merry-go-round: “The people there are perpetually stuck on this carousel. They know nothing else but the ride. Even though they are nice on the outside, if you are anything but the same as them, you're gonna get spit up and fed to the lions." He is now trying to build a new life in Denmark. But finding love and acceptance isn’t always easy when your own family rejected you for who you are.

A short documentary by Capucine Chandon and Nicholas Pfosi