MAMA BEARS (SXSW) – Review by Leslie Combemale

If you’ve been to a Pride march or some other LGBTQ-centered public gathering, you’ve probably seen women of a certain age with tees that say “Free Mom Hugs”. If you’re gay, there’s a good chance at some point they tried to restrict your rights. They are Christian women, raised in the church to believe that anything but towing the straight cisgendered line is going against God. You’ll want that hug, though, because these are women who have undergone a dramatic transformation into fierce advocates for the LGBTQ+ community.

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