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Robina Asti

Lambda Legal's short documentary, Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination, about 93-year-old WWII veteran and pilot Robina Asti, will be showing this month at the San Francisco Trans Film Fest as part of the opening night program, and at the Mezipatra Queer Film Festival in the Czech Republic several times throughout the month.

San Francisco Trans Film Festival: Nov. 7th, 8pm, Roxie Theater, San Francisco, CA: Click here for more information.

Lambda Legal's short documentary, Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination, about 93-year-old WWII veteran and pilot Robina Asti, will be showing next week at the Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. It will play as part of the Transcendent Trans Shorts series along with eight other short films.

Seattle Lesbian and Gay Film Festival: Oct 14th at 7pm, Three Dollar Bill Cinema, Seattle, WA: Click here for more information.

Lambda Legal's video, Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination, about 93-year-old transgender widow and veteran Robina Asti, will be playing at several film festivals this fall.

This month it will show at the Maysles Documentary Center as part of the Doc Watchers series and at the Freso Reel Pride Film Festival as part of the Transcendent Trans Shorts series.

Maysles Documentary Center: Sept 18th at 7pm, Harlem, NY. Click here for more information.

Lambda Legal's video, "Flying Solo: A Transgender Widow Fights Discrimination," about 92-year-old transgender widow and veteran Robina Asti, will be playing at two film festivals this month.

Yesterday, the Social Security Administration (SSA) updated its policies and procedures regarding the ability of transgender individuals to receive benefits through their spouses.

Today, after months of advocacy, Lambda Legal announced the Social Security Administration (SSA) paid Robina Asti, a 92-year-old transgender woman, the survivor benefits she was denied after her husband’s death.

At 92, Robina Asti, a WWII veteran and pilot, tells her story of living as a transgender woman since 1976 and her fight to be treated like any other widow.

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