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Transgender Artists of Color

Meet The First African American Transgender Performer To Take The Stage At Carnegie Hall

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.24.2014 | Arts

Earning a performance slot at Carnegie Hall is a daunting challenge for any musician. For violinist and mezzo soprano Tona Brown, a transgender artist...

D'Lo and Crescent Diamond Discuss Performing Girl, a New Documentary

Mitch Kellaway | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mitch Kellaway

Performing Girl is a short documentary about D'Lo, a transgender Sri Lankan American political theater actor and comic. Drawn in by the film's unique mix of Lego animations, home movies, family snapshots, interviews and clips from his comedic performances, I decided to learn more.

11 Trans Artists Of Color You Should Know In 2013

Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D.

Art has been an important site of resistance and identity making for trans people of color. We've used the medium to share our stories, document our lives and express our humanity. Fortunately for us, we are living in a media moment that thirsts to understand the trans experience.