Will Young’s New Music Video Is A Powerful Message of Support for Trans People 7 years ago

Will Young’s New Music Video Is A Powerful Message of Support for Trans People

Our original pop crush Will Young has just released a powerful new video for upcoming single Brave Man.

The video sees a young male man strip in a pub before wandering his local town. As the man wanders through various groups he is ridiculed, physically abused and subjected to violence.

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A moment at the end of the video reveals the piece is a reflection of the true-life story of a transmale.

"It seems extremely brave to be a man in a woman's body and then decide to do something about this," Will commented.

"As I thought more about it I realised that there is often coverage of what it is to be a woman in a man's body but never to my knowledge the documenting of the opposite. Almost a perverted kind of patriarchy.

"In this video we see a man determined to be himself in the face of all adversity from inside and outside. It isn't brave but my god it shows true grit and strength. What a wonderful thing.

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"This video isn't about selling records or my personal benefit. This video is about taking a moment in time to explore a section of society who stand up for themselves. To tell a story and offer a window through music into someone's life. I've never felt so humbled and proud."

 

 

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