Firsts: Darcy Vescio
“There isn’t anything else like it. You can feel the true strength and power of your own body. I had to stop playing because there wasn’t a league for girls under the age of 14. We are here now because of all the women who played before us. They knocked down the doors we are walking through now. They demanded we be part of the spaces we are now.
I remember the first time back on the field, and seeing all these women and watching them kick and mark. They could all do it as well as I could and even better. It was like walking onto another planet…”
‘Firsts’ is a collaborative portrait documentary series detailing a queer subject’s first experience of their choosing. Click here to watch more original Sissy Screens videos.