Tag: Rocky Horror

Trans Media Arts

| Oct 17, 2016 | Reply

Amanda has the trans media beat covered and this week she brings news of the new production of Rocky Horror featuring Laverne Cox as Dr. Frank-N-Furter. She also has news about Ms. Cox posing for pictures as various femme icons. Then she tells you about the trans kids of some famous people, talks about the trans boy who guest starred on a recent episode of Modern Family and gives information on the Against Me! tour with Green Day. She rounds it all out with info on a production of I Am My Own Wife, the story of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf by a Chicago theater company. Don’t miss out on the arts!

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Male, Female, Other

| Apr 4, 2016 | 1 Reply

Are we prisoners of the gender binary? Must we try to firmly stuff ourselves into only two boxes, male or female? The Artist D, as you may know from reading her blog, is inclined to protest that humans are much to concerned with fitting into one of those two options when life should be bigger, more transcendent than what flesh suit we wear. To illustrate her point today she examines controversial statements made by Richard O’Brien concerning trans women.

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Male, Female, Other

| Apr 4, 2016 | Reply

Are we prisoners of the gender binary? Must we try to firmly stuff ourselves into only two boxes, male or female? The Artist D, as you may know from reading her blog, is inclined to protest that humans are much to concerned with fitting into one of those two options when life should be bigger, more transcendent than what flesh suit we wear. To illustrate her point today she examines controversial statements made by Richard O’Brien concerning trans women.

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The Week In Transgenderism 10/26/15

| Oct 26, 2015 | 2 Replies

This week in TWIT: Esquire Magazine features people who transitioned in the 20th century. Caitlyn Jenner takes it on the road. The trans teen homecoming queen speaks out. Undergarments for transition. Asifa Lahore says queens should teach sex ed. Lou Reed wasn’t very nice, it seems. The Ab-Fab movie is looking for ab fab queens. Plus more about New York state’s expanded anti-discrimination move, the ghost of Julian Eltinge, trans sex workers, a new magazine featuring drag queens and whole ton of TWIT Awards. It’s all waiting for you in TWIT!

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Dina’s Diner 10/26/15

| Oct 26, 2015 | Reply

Dina Amberle has cooked up a big hearty pot of Diner stew to keep you warm on a cool fall day. She’s added in such ingredients as a short history of lady’s leg-wear, some Fook-Yi & Fook-Yu, a touch of jewelry designer Betony Vernon, a dash of a crossdresser robber, and she seasons it with some spicy Rocky Horror Picture Show. Take a seat at the counter or slide into a booth and order your entree down at Dina’s Diner.

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The Week In Transgenderism 9/21/15

| Sep 21, 2015 | Reply

Live, from TGForum, it’s The Week In Transgenderism! Our weekly compilation of all the news featuring a hint of transgenderism. Today we get a review of I Am Cait. We can report that Jeffrey Tambor won an Emmy for his portrayal of a trans woman in Transparent. Another trans modeling agency has opened. Restroom wars! A drag queen loses the big prize on South African Idol. The New Girlfriend opens in theaters. We meet a couple of young trans fashion designers. A trans man is elected president of his frat. Lady Bunny passes the drag festival torch to Bushwig. The Pope will meet a trans man and a CD at The White House. Richard O’Brien was back in Rocky Horror last week. There’s all that and a few TWIT Awards waiting for you in TWIT!

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The Week In Transgenderism

| Sep 8, 2014 | Reply

What happened in the past week in the wide world of gender? Chase Culpepper sues for the right to wear makeup. Laura Jane Grace stars in a web documentary series. Will Andreja Pejic still have a career after her transition? Summer camp for trans kids. MAC Cosmetics honor Rocky Horror. HRC promises to be nice. A CD in her 80s is running for Congress. A musical about Sylvester opens this fall. All that plus more and a few TWIT Awards are in The Week In Transgenderism.

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