A Showcase of Transgender Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers

Trans-Genre Artists

eRinn

Got a spiritual core which I like to keep in touch with, especially through music. Previously known as data-boy, better known these days as astottara, which I play all styles under – from jamming a guitar with sweet melodies, to electro chaos, to more poppy rap kind of stuff. Never really been one to play… Read More »

Leon Mostovoy

Leon Mostovoy is a transgender artist who has been on the front lines of creating queer and political art for decades. Formerly Tracy, he started his queer art career with publishing erotica for On Our Backs magazine in the early 1980s. He has photographed for Quim magazine, created book covers for Leslie Finberg and Lynda… 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 »

Johnny Blazes

Named “one of Boston’s rising stars” by Stuff Magazine, Johnny Blazes is known for their genre-bending, gender-blending, tongue-in-cheek performances.  They draw from their training in theater, dance and voice to create a category-defying brand of vaudevillian performance that incorporates drag, burlesque, comedy and clowning. After graduating from Oberlin College in 2007, where they founded and… Read More »

Fabian Romero

Fabian Romero is a Two Spirit Queer Chicano poet, blogger, and community organizer. Their sincere poetry and stories stem from their experiences as an Economic Refugee, speaking two languages, Queerness, and working as a migrant laborer. Fabian was born in Michoacán, Mexico and came to North America when they were seven years old. Since 2007, they… Read More »

Jacob Anderson‑Minshall

Jacob Anderson-Minshall writes the syndicated column, TransNation. He co-hosts the Gender Blender radio show on KBOO radio, co-authors the Blind Eye Mystery series, freelances for Just Out, Bitch magazine & KBOO news and co-hosts the QLiterati! reading series. Gender Blender airs monthly on kboo.fm one Tuesday 6-7 pm PST. QLiterati! is the 2nd Tuesday of… Read More »

Galen K.

I am a transgender artist who works in volunteering and art as a way to represent the transgender, intersex, cross-dresser and gender non-conformist community. I also work in mental health to help other neurodivergent people of all genders/non-genders, trans, cis or otherwise. I currently have work showing at The Pride Center of Vermont. These pieces… Read More »

Bastian Quinn Dubh‑Ze’ev

Raised in Central Florida to be a good little Catholic girl, Bastian found out he was really a nice Jewish young man fairly early in life, but did not come out as trans* until 2005, when he was 23 and living in Kansas. Bastian is a writer and poet who dabbles in watercolor and oil… Read More »