Arts, Entertainment, Books, Fashion
A number of films featuring transvestites and transsexuals as the central characters have been pulling crowds in to Thai cinemas - and are now looking to do so around the world.
Two such films have just been premiered in Berlin, Beautiful Boxer and The Adventures Of Iron Pussy.
Beautiful Boxer is the true story of Nong Toom, a Thai kickboxer seeking a sex-change operation. The film has the tagline "He fights like a man - so he can become a woman," and has been selected for the Panorama Section of the Berlin Film Festival.
Hi everyone. We thought we'd give the spotlight to an up and coming All T-Girl Band out of San Francisco, California. I've listened to a few of their tunes off their single Lipstick Conspiracy and their music is melodic, tight and mesmerizing. I love this band and I think you will too! If you're in the San Francisco Area or if they play in your area, get out there and show them your support and be rewarded with some Incredible Music. They have a really nicely done website, Lipstick Conspiracy, that is definitely worth a visit for some Bio info, Photos, Performance Dates, some of their Tunes an... [more]
Do you remember when you were a kid, reading comic books packed with action, and Amazon Goddesses squeezed into skimpy outfits? Maybe you wanted to meet a girl like that. Maybe you wanted to BE a girl like that. Either way, you were just entranced. If ONLY the artist would leave a little LESS to the imagination.
Fast Forward to the present:
A few months ago, we stumbled upon a fledgling web site with only one goal. To provide the highest quality original transgender illustrated stories available, and without a doubt, Lustomic is on the right path!
Scarlett and I recently went to New York City and had the pleasure of attending some of the local Drag Bars. While we were there though, I made a rather disconcerting realization.
Drag Bars attract tourists.
Now I don't mean your average run of the mill tourist, but people from mainstream American culture, out for the evening and a walk on the "Wild Side".
More startling was the realization that this phenomena has been growing over the last few years. I noticed this at Jacques when I visited Jon and Vicky in Boston.
Lips was literally... [more]
Jacques Article... Boston Weekly Dig (Mar 24, 2003)
Reprinted with permission (see end of article)...
Jacque's, the oldest drag bar in the country, a David Lynch-ian velvet dream come true, opened during the Depression years and by the 1960s became the pounding heart of Boston's gay nightlife. Located in Bay Village, a six-square block... [more]