As a teenager, and even into the first half of my 20s, punk rock music and (life)style helped shaped a large part of my identity, but I have frequently noted the—visible—lack of queerness in the scene. It’s hard to name a male punk band with an outed queer member, making Against Me! singer Tom Gabel’s [...]
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For three years, American University rising senior Sarah McBride led the fairly ordinary life of a D.C. college girl. She studied hard for her political science classes, went out with friends, served as president of the student government and hung out with her boyfriend on the weekends. But on May 1, Sarah did something that [...]
Schmekel, who bills themselves as Brooklyn’s “only 100% transgender, 100% Jewish, schtick-rock sensation!” is gracing the stage of Chief Ikes this Sunday night as part of the DC Jewish Community Center’s 13th Annual Jewish Music Festival. If the name sounds familiar it might be because The New York Times did a write up about Schmekel [...]
Where The Girls Go founder Alexander Smith is a master networker, a soccer star and a party animal. He’s also a transguy. Check out our video clip of his transition story and share yours in the comments section or on our Facebook page!