THE BEAUTY PRESIDENT

In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk made a historic bid for the White House as one of the first openly queer write-in candidates. Today, Terence Smith, the man behind the persona, reflects back on his place in gay rights history at the height of the AIDS crisis.

Trailer | 11 min | Short | SILVER SHORTS | English | USA

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In 1992, Joan Jett Blakk made a historic bid for the White House as one of the first openly queer write-in candidates. Today, Terence Smith, the man behind the persona, reflects back on his place in gay rights history at the height of the AIDS crisis.

Plays in: SILVER SHORTS

Director: Whitney Skauge

Producer: Caley Fox Shannon

Executive Producer: Ben Proudfoot, Abby Lynn Kang Davis, Dawn O’Keeffe

Cast: Terence Alan Smith