Heather Gabel, the ex-wife of Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, is taking serious issue with a recent Rolling Stone article profiling the musician and trans activist. According to a Facebook post written by Gabel, the article misrepresents the reasons she and Grace separated in 2014 — which eventually lead ... More »
Earlier this month, Rolling Stone published a piece on Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace that was accompanied by a photo of Grace lying naked from the waist up in a bathtub. Though not the first time a famous woman has been photographed topless for the magazine, it might just be the first time the woman’s nipples were unobstructed or uncensored. Read more...
Bad news about that $700 studded leather jacket that you recently picked up at Topshop. You know, the one emblazoned with anarchistic slogans like “Still hating” and “Rules breed rebels,” not to mention the logos of the bands Against Me! and The Vandals? Unfortunately, that purchase might not be quite as cool and edgy as you originally assumed. Show More Summary
Why do companies keep trying to get away with this type of shit? For some undetermined amount of time, the upscale fashion retailer Topshop has been selling a $700 leather jacket covered in spikes and bearing the logos of actual punk rock bands Against Me! and the Vandals. But Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace, […]
If you were thinking to yourself that nothing is more punk rock than buying a $700 leather jacket boasting some words that show real 'tude, then British retailer Topshop has got you covered. The jacket in question is covered in spikes (how biker chic!) and has several phrases like "rules ... More »
Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace has taken issue with British fashion retailer Topshop for apparently selling a leather jacket featuring the band’s name on one sleeve, without prior constent from the band. “Hey Topshop, you’re selling a $700 leather jacket with my band’s name on it, and you have no permission,” she said in a tweet. Show More Summary
These are the first words I've written publicly about being trans, and I'm writing them because of Laura Jane Grace. The post This Band Helped Me Embrace My True Trans Self appeared first on WIRED.
For more than 15 years, Against Me! has explored Laura Jane Grace’s private interactions with various political realities that annoy and exasperate her; going public as a transgender woman in 2012 opened the door to a fresh trove of such material for 2014’s Transgender Dysphoria Blues. Show More Summary
Laura Jane Grace is emerging from her shell, grasping her icon status with both hands
Laura Jane Grace explores love, longing, and sex through pure punk.
Tig Notaro on her new Amazon show, cookbooks, advice from Miss Major, how police fail to protect and serve LGBT people of color, Laura Jane Grace, Lady Gaga's latest, a video from Bomba Estéreo, wealthy witches, and so much more! The post Also.Also.Also: Tig Notaro, Lesbian Neighbors, and Other Stories for Your Weekend appeared first on Autostraddle.
Laura Jane Grace is lying on a plastic-covered bed in the back room of Mohan’s tattoo parlor in Queens. Outside, the No. 7 train rumbles overhead and tipsy drag queens in perilous heels totter past all-night taco stands. Inside, an artist...Show More Summary
Back in 2014, Against Me! released the ferocious, triumphant Transgender Dysphoria Blues, one of the greatest rock albums of the past few years. That was the first album that the band released since frontwoman Laura Jane Grace came out as transgender, and its urgency was bracing. Next week, they’ll follow it up with a new […]
Permanent Records is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most. When Rolling Stone dropped a bombshell article in May 2012, outing Against Me!’s frontperson (then known as Tom Gabel) as transgender, it gave rise to a small army of dysphoria detectives. Show More Summary
"Do people perceive my voice as male, or female, or androgynous, and does that influence how they’re perceiving what I’m singing about?"
Laura Jane Grace & co. go DIY for their latest preview of Shape Shift With Me.
“What happened to us? What happened to something that never was?” asks Laura Jane Grace in the opening lines to “Crash,” the second single from the upcoming Against Me! album Shape Shift With Me. It’s a question with multiple interpretations — a kiss-off to fans who aren’t enjoying the band’s new sound (some of whom are […]
Laura Jane Grace at the height of her powers.
Laura Jane Grace & co. team up with Adult Swim.