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Laura Jane Grace Reviews 2014: The Against Me! Leader On Transitioning In Public, Getting To Know Her Fans, And Seeing A Ghost

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…
T. Cole Rachel | December 17, 2014 - 10:44 am
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Florida Native Laura Jane Grace Calls For Tighter Gun Control Following Orlando Shootings

This past weekend, Orlando suffered the worst mass shooting in American history. And even before that, in the very same city, The Voice singer Christina
Tom Breihan | June 13, 2016 - 10:13 am
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Laura Jane Grace Shares Essay About Against Me!’s North Carolina Protest Show

Against Me! performed in Durham, North Carolina last week despite the fact that many musicians -- including Bruce Springsteen, Maroon 5, Pearl Jam, and many
Gabriela Tully Claymore | May 25, 2016 - 3:06 pm
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Watch Laura Jane Grace Burn Her Birth Certificate Onstage In North Carolina

It seems that just about nobody in music is behind North Carolina's House Bill 2, the discriminatory bathroom bill that forces trans people to use…
Tom Breihan | May 16, 2016 - 8:50 am
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Laura Jane Grace Will Play North Carolina As “An Act Of Protest”

Several high-profile performers including Bruce Springsteen and Ringo Starr have recently cancelled shows in North Carolina in protest of the state's discriminatory HB2 legislation, which…
Peter Helman | April 13, 2016 - 7:17 pm
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Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace Announces Memoir

Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace already had a fascinating life even before becoming arguably the first established rock star to come out as transgender.
Tom Breihan | March 21, 2016 - 12:14 pm
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Here’s What Your Favorite Bands Wore For Halloween 2015

Stars: they're just like us! Which means that on October 31st, the spookiest day of the year, they don wacky clothing that they would never…
Peter Helman | November 1, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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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 weeks…
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!'s…
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 representation…
Tom Breihan | May 27, 2014 - 10:29 am
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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 his…
Scott Lapatine | May 24, 2014 - 10:39 pm
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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
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