Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Tuesday, July 5, 2011
In a play!
In the book Robert Altman, An Oral Biography, Cher remembers that Altman wanted her to play the transsexual Joanne in the 1981 play (and later movie) Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean. . .Read More
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Renée Richards Wants to be Left Alone Sitting down with the transgender icon and onetime most controversial woman in sports
The doctor practices on Madison Avenue, five blocks from Grand Central Station, in a narrow little office set amid a frenetic corner of Manhattan. Every day, hordes of commuters bustle past this particular ophthalmology clinic without really seeing it, let alone registering the mellifluous name on the sign, let alone, after so many years, recognizing that this name ever meant anything beyond the practice of ocular medicine. Fame is fleeting, and such, but she is still here, a 6-foot, 2-inch redhead hiding in plain sight, wearing a wide-brimmed hat and ducking under an umbrella amid an early spring rain, almost daring you to ignore her. . . .Read More
This week’s "So They Say" section is devoted to the transgender people and allies who took part in the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition’s (MTPC) "I AM: Transgender People Speak" project, an ongoing public education effort that allows transgender people to speak from the heart.
The "I AM" project involves transgender volunteers sitting down in front of a video camera and describing their experiences as transgender individuals. . . .Read More
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
By Kevin Robinson
It's National Gay Pride Month, and in San Francisco that means it's time for Frameline! Now in its 35th year, it's the longest-running LGBT film festival in the world - and one of the biggest film fests in America - period. The festivities kick off Thursday, so KALW News invited executive director K.C. Price to come into the studio to talk about it. He sat down with Kevin Robinson, producer of Medium Rare - a website dedicated to women and minorities in media. . .Read More