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Since coming out as transgender in 2012, Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace has been living in a kind of whirlwind, having not only spent the past two years navigating her new identity under the watchful gaze of the public, but also touring nonstop in support of one of the year’s best albums Transgender Dysphoria Blues,… More »

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Hear Laura Jane Grace In Conversation With Genesis Breyer P-Orridge On Talkhouse Podcast

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge of Psychic TV/Throbbing Gristle and Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! are the latest pair of musicians to record a conversation together…
Caitlin White | August 26, 2015 - 11:28 am

Listen To Laura Jane Grace On Marc Maron’s WTF

Laura Jane Grace is the latest guest on Marc Maron’s WTF podcast — not as big of a get as Barack Obama a few week…
James Rettig | July 6, 2015 - 9:51 am

Worriers – “Plans”

The New York activist punks in Worriers released a really good album called Cruel Optimist a couple of years ago, and they recruited Against Me!'…
Tom Breihan | June 16, 2015 - 1:55 pm

Worriers – “They / Them / Theirs”

Gender is stupid. We need to throw the whole construct in the trash. Of course, that's not going to happen for a very, very long…
James Rettig | May 22, 2015 - 1:04 pm

Watch Miley Cyrus Sing “True Trans Soul Rebel” With Against Me!

Miley Cyrus recently started the Happy Hippie Foundation, an organization to benefit homeless and LGBTQ kids. And last week, as part of that initiative, she…
Tom Breihan | May 10, 2015 - 6:48 am

Watch Miley Cyrus, Laura Jane Grace, & Joan Jett Cover The Replacements

Miley Cyrus recently went on record as someone who refuses to define her own sexuality: "I’m not hiding my sexuality. For me, I don’t want…
Tom Breihan | May 8, 2015 - 10:25 am

Watch Laura Jane Grace Mash Up Michael McDonald And The Cure

Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! explains in the beginning of this video that she has a drum loop built for the Cure's "Close To…
Caitlin White | April 28, 2015 - 11:16 am

Miley Cyrus Might Be Recording With Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace

Teenage homelessness has been a pet issue for Miley Cyrus for a while. She took a homeless kid named Jesse Helt as her date to…
Tom Breihan | February 16, 2015 - 11:36 am

Watch The First Four Episodes Of AOL’s True Trans With Laura Jane Grace

Earlier this year, AOL announced that they would be producing a reality series that focused on Against Me! lead singer Laura Jane Grace. The series,…
James Rettig | October 10, 2014 - 10:39 am

Laura Jane Grace Slams Ex-Against Me!/New Slipknot Drummer

Laura Jane Grace has responded to rumors that ex-Against Me! member Jay Weinberg has joined Slipknot as their newest drummer. "Dear Slipknot, good luck with…
James Rettig | September 19, 2014 - 11:33 am

Laura Jane Grace Responds To Arcade Fire’s Defense Of “We Exist” Video

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 representatio…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2014 - 10:29 am

Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Responds To Criticism Of “We Exist” Video

Arcade Fire's video for pro-LGBT anthem "We Exist" featured a powerful performance from Andrew Garfield as a young man exploring and finding transcendence through hi…
Scott Lapatine | May 24, 2014 - 10:39 pm

Laura Jane Grace Criticizes Arcade Fire’s Pro-LGBT “We Exist” Video

The video for "We Exist," a song from Arcade Fire's Reflektor album, is the band's attempt at a massive grand-scale pro-LGBT statement. It casts Amazing
Tom Breihan | May 22, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Preview Laura Jane Grace’s New AOL Reality Series So Much More

AOL is launching a new slate of online reality shows, so clearly the future is now. Snark aside, though, one of those shows is called…
Tom Breihan | April 30, 2014 - 3:40 pm

Download Against Me! True Trans EP

It's been about a year since Against Me! leader Laura Jane Grace came out as transgender, changing her gender and her name. Since that time,…
Tom Breihan | July 16, 2013 - 9:49 am

Laura Jane Grace Details “First Year As A Woman” For Cosmo

It’s been almost a year since Against Me! singer Laura Jane Grace came out as transgendered. After a pouring of support, she has been very…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 10, 2013 - 11:24 am

Watch Laura Jane Grace On MTV’s House Of Style

Earlier this year, Against Me! lead singer Laura Jane Grace (known then as Tom Gabel) came out as transgendered. Also this year, MTV relaunched their…
Claire Lobenfeld | December 20, 2012 - 3:21 pm

Watch An Interview With Laura Jane Grace

Here's Laura Jane Grace's first video interview since coming out as transgender, an MTV News discussion in which she talks about the decision to come…
Corban Goble | June 19, 2012 - 2:10 pm

Watch Laura Jane Grace Perform At Punk Rock Bowling

Laura Jane Grace -- the Against Me! leader who was known as Tom Gabel before announcing her decision to change genders last month -- ha…
Tom Breihan | June 4, 2012 - 10:31 am