Tag: Mariette Pathy Allen

Trans Media Arts — Music, Film and More!

| Jul 23, 2018 | Reply

Amanda F. Steele cover the arts and entertainment scene that features trans actors, characters, writers or musicians. Today she has news about the Scarlett Johanssen casting controversy; a transgender character being added to General Hospital being portrayed by a trans actress; news about Laura Jane Grace’s band Against Me! and more. Stay up to date on transgender people in the arts and check out Trans Media Arts!

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The Week In Trans 1/22/18

| Jan 22, 2018 | Reply

On the twenty second day of the first month of 2018 we bring you all the trans news in The Week In Trans! Today we learn that Paris Lees talks about her inclusion in British Vogue. We have news of the Trump administration’s attempts to infringe LGBTQ rights. Last year’s Women’s March inspired a trans woman to run for city council, and she won. One third of all trans people surveyed in Britain have experienced hate crimes in the past year. Eddie Izzard lost an election for the Labour Party’s National Executive Committee. The National Health Service in Britain promised a gender clinic in Wales but so far none has appeared. A drag queen Shabbat? An Australian sex worker is convicted of spreading AIDS. The New Zealand census won’t include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity because of “silly” answers. There’s all that and much more, along with several TWIT Awards. To keep you abreast of all the trans news, don’t forget your TWIT!

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The Week In Trans 6/5/17

| Jun 5, 2017 | Reply

Here’s your heaping helping of trans news that we call The Week In Trans! Today we learn that there is a photo exhibit called Beautiful Boy featuring a new way to be male. Many decisions in court cases are being issued, upheld, and struck down. A drag performer has 12 rules to follow for a successful drag career. The military is supposed to have a plan for inclusion of trans soldiers. They are not double timing it to get that done. Grayson Perry, transvestite artist, wants to dance. Sense8 has been cancelled. Mariette Pathy Allen’s trans photos are featured. Vinny Ohh wants to not have any genitals. Oh! There’s all that and a lot more, plus a few TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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A Visit with “TransCuba” Author Mariette Pathy Allen

| Nov 24, 2014 | Reply

Ever since she ran into a group of crossdressed people during Mardi Gras in 1978 photographer Mariette Pathy Allen has been documenting trans people in photographs and assembling the photos into books. In 1989 her book “Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them” featured members of Renaissance. Her latest book is “TransCuba.” Recently she was honored at Fantasia Fair with the 2014 Pioneer Award. Jan Brown visited Allen in her Manhattan home and introduces you to her.

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