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Leo Baker, ‘Stay on Board’ Doc EP Alex Schmider on Telling a Story That’s About More Than Gender and Skateboarding

The pitch for high-profile skateboarder Leo Baker’s Netflix doc Stay on Board was seemingly simple: he’s trans and he’s going to the Olympics. Yet, amid increasing interest in exploring the trans experience onscreen, the doc shatters its somewhat oversimplified hook. First, because Baker never actually goes to the Olympics — a decision viewers are taken […]