Disney’s Hulu has acquired a new documentary called “We Live Here: The Midwest”, which explores personal stories of LGBTQI+ families who are striving to build lives in their communities despite biased legislation and mounting prejudice. The families hope to stay in a part of the country they love, and where they have often face established deep roots.

The families featured in the doc include a trans/queer family with five children in Iowa who must find a new community after being expelled from their church; a gay Black couple with a young daughter who test the line of acceptance in Nebraska; a lesbian couple who is homeschooling their bullied son on a farm in Kansas; a gay teacher in Ohio who is creating a safe space for LGBTQI+ students; and a couple in Minnesota that is struggling to rebuild their families their transitions.

“We Live Here: The Midwest” also follows Minnesota Representative and queer mother Heather Keeler, who brings LGBTQI+ rights to the political forefront despite ongoing death threats.

This documentary has been created by David Miller, who has previously worked on “Defying Gravity” and “Em & Me.” Along with Melinda Maerker, who has previously worked for Canal+ in France and Bank Of America.

No release date has been announced for this documentary, nor has an international release on Disney+ been confirmed.

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Source – Deadline

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