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Transgender Artists

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...

10 Transgender Artists Who Are Changing The Landscape Of Contemporary Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.26.2014 | Arts

Working in an array of artistic media including photography, video, sculpture, classical music and the spoken word, transgender artists are sharing th...

Noah Michelson

This Woman Is Challenging Everything You Know About Music, Gender And Beauty

HuffingtonPost.com | Noah Michelson | Posted 03.21.2014 | Gay Voices

"This show is church for people who don't like church," Our Lady J told HuffPost Gay Voices last week when we spoke about her "Gospel For the Godless....

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

Mitch Kellaway | Posted 02.01.2014 | Gay 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.

WATCH: Transgender Woman Duets With Her Pre-Transition Self

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.17.2013 | Gay Voices

In late September, The Huffington Post brought you an incredible video that chronicled the journey and transition of a transgender woman named Kayhar....

LOOK: Incredible Photography Exhibition Presents Trans Experiences In New, Personal Ways

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.15.2013 | Gay Voices

"Visible Bodies: Transgender Narratives Retold" is a San Diego-based photography exhibition that seeks to rewrite the way that stories are told about ...

WATCH: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Other Celebs, Want You To Help The Incredible Trans Artist Our Lady J

Posted 05.24.2013 | Gay Voices

Our Lady J is finally set to release her first studio album, "Picture Of A Man," and she's recruited a few of her celebrity friends to help get the wo...

11 Trans Artists Of Color You Should Know In 2013

Kortney Ryan Ziegler, Ph.D. | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay 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.

Curtis M. Wong

Justin Vivian Bond Offers A Different Take On Holiday Cheer

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.10.2012 | Gay Voices

New York audiences seeking a more unique form of yuletide cheer will be best served by making a pilgrimage to Manhattan's 54 Below nightclub this mont...

'Being Queer And Being An Artist Are Sort Of Synonymous'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts

Geo Wyeth is a musician and performance artist who is a rising star in the New York art world. He's also a biracial female-to-male transexual (FTM) wh...

The Week In Arts & Culture

Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts

We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are shaking yourself out of that food coma for the week to come. But before you get out of bed, check out...

Transgender Artists You Should Know

Posted 11.20.2012 | Arts

Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, honoring those who died as a result of anti-transgender violence. Since its inception in 1998, the Day of Rem...

Half & Half: Acclaimed Gender-Variant Photographer Gets First U.S. Exhibition In NYC

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices

"Art, particularly work focusing on heroic representations of bodily and sexual difference, will become a long-lost relic of the past," laments Del La...

Out-and-Out: Gay and Lesbian Latino Artists Shine

Noel Alumit | Posted 08.30.2011 | Arts
Noel Alumit

In El Vuelo, artist Juan Solis begins with a portrait of a solemn Latino man. Beneath the man is a cage, the door is open, and a bird has taken flight. This spirit of freedom is what it feels like to experience Out-and-Out.