A Showcase of Transgender Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers

Trans-Genre Artists

Actor Slash Model

Through both music and film Actor Slash Model addresses issues of gender identity, gender performance and politics, a sex positive ideal, and the art making process. As a duet music project, Actor Slash Model creates fun, quirky, entertaining music exploring gender and sex positivity as well as the most basic inspirations to all people: love,… Read More »

Katy Koonce

Katy Koonce is the front person for the Austin Texas queer rock band Butch County. Koonce is a trans-identified psychotherapist in Austin and has played with TX gender warriors, Raunchy Reckless and the Amazons, who first passed from the spiritual realm into the physical world of Austin, TX in March of 1999. Since their momentous… Read More »

Eli Conley

Eli Conley is an Americana singer/songwriter based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a powerful live performer, armed with expressive acoustic fingerstyle guitar chops, a country choirboy croon, and an ever-growing collection of folk songs. Conley crafts folk songs for misfits from the raw material of his life as a gay transgender man… Read More »

Ryka Aoki

Ryka Aoki is a writer, composer, chemist, black belt, and moonshiner who was recently featured at the National Queer Arts Festival, the National Gay and Lesbian Theatre Festival, Ladyfest South 2007, Atlanta Pride, UCLA’s OutCRY, and Fresh Meat. Trans-Genre Press has published Ryka’s first book, Seasonal Velocities! In 2005, Ryka was the inaugural performer for… Read More »

Jaye McBride

Jaye McBride is an upstate New York comedian who’s been featured all across the country. She’s a regular at the Albany Comedy Works and can be seen emceeing or performing at comedy showcases and burlesque shows throughout New York State’s Capital District. Being transgender doesn’t just mean she’s a great target at roasts; it has… Read More »