After some musicians canceled their North Carolina shows amid the controversy over the state's extreme anti-LGBT law HB2, Laura Jane Grace recently announced that she won't cancel Against Me!'s North Carolina show and will play it as a form of protest. Show More Summary
North Carolina has come under fire for its recently-passed Public Facilities Privacy and Security Act, otherwise known as HB2 or the so-called “bathroom law.” The legislation requires North Carolinians to use the bathroom of the gender they were assigned at birth, which advocacy groups have protested as an attack on LGBT rights. Show More Summary
"It's total, bigoted discrimination" - Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace On North Carolina's New LGBTQ Law And Why She Won't Boycott
"But visibility is more important than ever; to go there and have the platform of a stage to stand on and speak your mind and represent yourself."
Trans singer Laura Jane Grace says she will not cancel shows in North Carolina.
While North Carolina’s anti-LGBTQ House Bill 2 has inspired a wave of boycotts from sympathetic musicians, Against Me! and their trans frontwoman Laura Jane Grace have opted to combat the legislation the best way they know how: continuing to shred, and continuing to wail. “I’m going to create an event... More »
Yesterday, we published a piece about musicians and companies withdrawing from North Carolina and Mississippi in protest of recently passed laws that discriminate against the LGBT community, particularly the transgender community. We argued that it did more harm than good for the citizens of those states, and that performing and voicing positive opinions would be […]
Laura Jane Grace said Against Me! will play their May 15th show in Durham, North Carolina "as a form of protest" against the state's controversial anti-LGBT House Bill 2, Buzzfeed reports. "I'm going to create an event around the show as a form of protest to say that despite whatever stupid laws they enact,...
Artists including Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr have recently cancelled concerts in North Carolina in protest of a recent law—North Carolina's House Bill 2, otherwise known as the Public Facilities Privacy & Security Act, which prohibits...Show More Summary
Several high-profile performers including Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr have recently cancelled shows in North Carolina in protest of the state’s discriminatory HB2 legislation, which prohibits transgender people from using bathrooms that don’t match the gender on their birth certificates. Show More Summary
One of the first times Laura Jane Grace experienced violence in a public restroom was at her daughter’s soccer practice. For Hari Nef, an incident in the bathroom at a ritzy New York City nightclub where she was hosting a party stands...Show More Summary
A cat is skiing, abortions are happening or not, Uggs still, this radical doula I love, eat these things before you drink alcohol, we are buying so very much legal weed wow, Murder House could be yours, Laura Jane Grace talks about titles,...Show More Summary
Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace explains why she decided to title her memoir 'TRANNY.'
Although she might not be the first name that comes to mind when one thinks of the “Transgender Tipping Point” declared by Time Magazine in 2014, Laura Jane Grace has been blazing trails for the transgender community as the lead singer, g… Read The post Gay Iconography: Laura Jane Grace’s Rebellious Soul appeared first on Towleroad.
Laura Jane Grace has announced her memoir, "Tranny: Confessions Of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout," is coming out later this year.
The Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace has announced that Hatchette Books will be publishing her memoir Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. The book was written with Noisey’s Dan Ozzi, who has said...Show More Summary
Laura Jane Grace, founder and frontwoman of punk band Against Me!, has announced that she’s collaborated with Noisey editor Dan Ozzi on a memoir that’s due out this fall. The book, Tranny: Confessions Of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout, will combine contemporary writings with written material from her archives. Show More Summary
We somehow landed an exclusive interview with the Noisey editor who helped the Against Me! frontwoman write her memoir.
The Against Me! singer's book will recount her transition and her struggles with dysphoria.
Laura Jane Grace's memoir will soon hit a bookshelf near you. The lead singer of punk band Against Me!, who came out as transgender in 2012, has announced a memoir titled Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. Show More Summary