OUT IN THE RING looks at the lives of LGBTQ professional wrestlers past
and present, and the history of LGBTQ representation in professional
wrestling, told through a combination of archival footage and interviews
with out performers, wrestling journalists & historians, friends
This campaign will help support the post production of the film including editing, colour correction, sound mixing, score and legal expenses. We have amazing perks and producer credit opportunities, and we will regularly be adding new perks from wrestler Eat and Greets, special one of a kind memorabilia, wrestling tickets and much more!
People will be delighted by the incredibly talented performers and experts who speak about this topic and showcase their amazing in ring skills. Alongside this is the incredibly important issues around LGBTQ representation, visibility, allydom and change.
Featured subjects in the film include:
- Pro wrestling Hall of Famer, former NWA Women's champion and WWWF star Susan Tex Green
- WWE Hall of Famer and wrestling legend Pat Patterson
- Current Lucha Underground star and indie wrestling sensation Sonny Kiss (AKA XO Lishus)
- MLW/Evolve superstar Mike Parrow
- UK women's wrestling phenom Charlie Morgan (NXT UK, Pro Wrestling EVE)
- 20 + year Indie veteran wrestler and trainer Scott "Sgt. Dickson" McEwan
-Wrestler and A Matter of Pride LGBTQ wrestling promoter "The Boy Diva" Rick Cataldo
- International women's wrestling star Kaitlin Diemond (NCW Femme Fatales, Pro Wrestling EVE, STARDOM Japan, ECWA, etc.)
- FEST Wrestling champion EFFY
- Rookie women's wrestling sensation and Transgender community changemaker Lola Starr
- Former Shawn Michaels wrestling School trainee, HIV/AIDS activist and health & wellness practitioner Steven Blair
- Up and coming "out" indie talents including Jamie Senegal, "The Samoan Diva" Jason Dewhurst, AC Mack, Ashton Starr, DJ Summers, Billy Dixon and Kiki Roberts.
- Iconic wrestling journalist and founder of PW Torch Wade Keller
- Drag queen, wrestling promoter/personality and journalist Pollo Del Mar AKA Paul Pratt (Huffington Post, Wrestlezone)
-Allies and historians including Greg Oliver (Slam! Wrestling), Wrestling historian and former wrestler Vandal Drummond (Incredibly Strange wrestling, 6:05 The Super Podcast), Indie star and trainee of Sgt. Dickson; "The Cadet" Tom Morton, Pat Patterson biographer and historian Bertrand Hébert, Author and historian Pat Laprade (Sisterhood of the Squared Circle), former WWE women's champion and TNA Knockouts champion Lisa Marie Varon (Victoria/Tara), Former TNA knockout and journalist SoCal Val, Indie star Big Kahuna Khan, NJPW superstar Zac Sabre Jr., Current WWE/NXT standout Matt Riddle and many others!