Tag: Our Lady J

The Week In Trans 5/21/18

| May 21, 2018 | Reply

The Week In Trans is here! What do we learn today? A trans woman is the first openly trans congressional candidate from Massachusetts. The trans in the military ban lawsuit continues. What exactly is “biological sex”? A trans man is graduating from a Christian high school in Mississippi. The CDC has cut back a program on trans health. There is a store dedicated to trans women in Bogota. A trans trio impressed the judges on Britain’s Got Talent. Acceptance of trans people is slipping in Europe. A cisgender actor and ballet dancer wins an award for playing a trans ballerina. Lawsuits, murders, and transitions are all in the news. Find out everything that’s going on in TWIT!

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Perpetual Change: Rev. Yolanda’s Birthday Celebration

| Aug 1, 2016 | Reply

The Rev. Yolanda Mapes is going to be celebrating her birthday soon and in honor of the occasion our trans music scene writer Pamela DeGroff has done an interview with the Rev. Yolanda. In case you don’t know about her drag queen gospel show you can learn a lot about it and how Yolanda came to be a minister and a drag queen who created Rev. Yolanda’s Old Time Gospel Hour by reading Part 1 of the TGF interview with Yolanda. Then Pam gives you some news about live appearances by several trans artists and reviews a new album from a band called St. Lucia. It’s all there waiting for you in the longest running column on TGF, Perpetual Change.

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The Week In Transgenderism 12/1/14

| Dec 1, 2014 | Reply

It’s The Week In Transgenderism! Panti Bliss wins an award. Does a Pentagon personnel policy mean TGs can serve openly? A trans woman convicted for “walking while trans” appeals. Women’s colleges are dealing with trans issues. 19th century crossdressing! The Canadian Senate is blocking a trans rights bill. A trans woman is starring in a play about a trans woman who is outed, and the play may out her. TGs don’t get good healthcare. There’s a film called “Alaska Is A Drag.” Our Lady J is writing for “Transparent.” All that plus more — and several TWITS are waiting for you in TWIT.

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Perpetual Change — The Sexual Side Effects

| Mar 10, 2014 | Reply

As a musician, I’ve been an ensemble player forever. (Bass player, therefore part of the rhythm section.)Longtime readers know that I’m also very much into instrumental music, but nonetheless prefer a band format most of the time. So, it’s always a treat for me to come across a band that’s new to me. Atlanta based […]

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TransVocalizers: Sylvester — and Liberace?

| Jul 15, 2013 | 1 Reply

Our music maven Pamela DeGroff has two CD reviews for you. First she covers a new CD from the ’70s disco “queen” Sylvester titled “Sylvester, Mighty Real — Greatest Dance Hits.” Sylvester was flamboyant — wearing high heels on stage — and a precursor to modern dance music. We include a video of Sylvester in performance. Then Pamela digs into the soundtrack CD from the HBO production Behind the Candelabra which starred Michael Douglas as Liberace. Round it all out with music news about Our Lady J, Rev. Yolanda and more!

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| Sep 14, 2009 | 1 Reply

Gospel music done by a drag entertainer? Hey, why not. Although, please don’t call Our Lady J a drag queen. She’s been known to take serious issue with that. She makes it clear that she’s a transsexual, thank you very much. Our Lady J is best known as a singer/songwriter/keyboardist, who has been described as […]

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