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Laura Jane Grace. (Courtesy of Big Hassle)

Against Me!’s Transgender Leader On Life As A Woman: ‘It Was Never A Sexuality Issue’

In May of 2012, Tom Gabel, lead singer of punk band Against Me!, shocked the music world by announcing that he was transgender and had started the process of becoming a woman, taking the name […]

04/10/2013

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Rock’s Most Shocking Stories Of 2012: Green Day, Beastie Boys, Against Me! And More

The history of rock is all but defined by shocking moments, from Elvis Presley famously being filmed from the waist up on his first Ed Sullivan Show appearance in 1956 through the storied and sordid […]

12/28/2012

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Against Me!’s Singer Plays First Show As A Woman, Laura Jane Grace

Tommy Gabel had been anticipating this moment for a long time. Friday night, the formerly male singer/guitarist made her debut as Laura Jane Grace at Humphreys By The Bay, an outdoor concert venue in San […]

05/29/2012