by Andrew Sacher Against Me! at Webster Hall in May (more by Amanda Hatfield) What happened with Jay? I know he was a big fan before he joined, and he always seemed so thrilled to be in the band. When...
The lead singer of the punk band Against Me! will premiere a 10-episode AOL series read more
by Andrew Sacher "Fuuuuuck!!! New favourite band, War On Women, from Baltimore, Md. So good." - Laura Jane Grace photo by Josh Sisk War On Women are a feminist hardcore band from Baltimore whose debut EP came out in 2012...
Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget:...Show More Summary
Although trans visibility has made great strides over the past few years thanks to people like Laverne Cox, Lana Wachowski, and Chaz Bono, there’s still quite a bit of prejudice, misinformation, and outright bigotry out there against the transgender community. Show More Summary
Laura Jane Grace of the punk rock band Against Me! will share her experiences and highlight the stories of other
True Trans With Laura Jane Grace debuts in October.
Laura Jane Grace's 10-part AOL series, queer Asian mothers can be part of a study, Fingersmith is being adapted, school stuff, how to be alone, why to talk to strangers, Laverne Cox on your TV, "lesbian-like" German suffragists, asshole almonds, queers on parade, sexual harassment, and like six other things.
The lead singer for punk band Against Me! is one of the most visible transgender women in the world.
A few months ago, it was announced that Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! was partnering with AOL Originals for her… Read More
The Entertainers: Band front woman Laura Jane Grace is delivering on her promise not to become a demure shrinking violet after coming out as trans. read more
Logo TV will honor those who made historic strides for LGBT equality in a new one-hour special, Trailblazers. Guests include Kylie Minogue, Tegan & Sara, Ariana Grande, Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea, and Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace, who announced her transition to a woman in a 2012 Rolling Stone feature story. A Great Big World... More »
The trans lead singer of Against Me! had called out Arcade Fire for not casting a trans person in a video that explores gender identity. Featured Image: read more
Not everyone has been in love with Andrew Garfield inclusion in Arcade Fire's music video for We Exist. Among others, Singer and guitarist for Against Me! Laura Jane Grace has criticized the Reflektor band for not reflekting more on their casting decision and deciding to use a Trans actor instead of Andrew: Dear @arcadefire, maybe when [...]
Arcade Fire is the latest band caught up in a larger cultural conversation about how media depicts underrepresented communities. Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace—who is a trans woman—took to Twitter to criticize Arcade Fire’s video for “We Exist.” The video stars Andrew Garfield as a trans woman named Sandy. Show More Summary
Recently, Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace has publicly criticized the video for Arcade Fire’s “We Exist” music video, which casts Spider-Man actor Andrew Garfield as a transgender character who is assaulted, but later finds refuge at an Arcade Fire concert. Show More Summary
When Arcade Fire cast Amazing Spinder-Man star Andrew Garfield as a transgender woman in their “We Exist” video, they started a conversation about trans representation that they may not have meant to start. Against Me! leader Laura Jane Grace, a transgender woman, called them out on Twitter: “Maybe when making a video for a song [...]
Against Me!'s Laura Jane Grace elucidates what she believes are the problems with Arcade Fire's latest music video. Read more articles like "Laura Jane Grace responds to Arcade Fire: “It’s stereotyping.”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazin...
"Why does Garfield go to the shittiest bar ever to drink domestic beer and dance with bigot rednecks?"
"For a gay kid in Jamaica to see the actor who played Spider-Man in that role is pretty damn powerful, in my opinion,"