Independent Lens

Ovarian Psycos - Returning to Childhood Home of Abuse - Clip

Clip: Season 18 Episode 11 | 3m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

In this excerpt from Independent Lens documentary Ovarian Psycos, Xela de la X, founder of the Ovas bicycling brigade, returns to her childhood home in L.A. Xela was the only girl in a home full of boys in what she deemed a "post-colonized traditional Mexican home" where, her brother points out, she was beaten and often not allowed out of her room while her brothers played outside.

Aired: 03/26/17

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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