A Showcase of Transgender Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers

Trans-Genre Artists

Cephalophore

Cephalophore is an alternative hip-hop project consisting of a transgendered woman and a cisgendered man.  I am the woman.  My name is Nancy, my rap name is Porpoise BM.  I was born and raised in Fort Wayne Indiana, and my path to spiritual and self awareness has led me through countless dark nights of pain… Read More »

Trans-Genre

Too Much Information

Too Much Information (TMI) plays classic rock, blues, folk, and a growing list of original tunes. The band covers a wide range of artists, including Santana, John Mellencamp, Prince, The B52s, Bob Seger, Poison, REO Speedwagon, and many more. TMI’s music is universally fun and familiar, with a broad appeal to all ages. The band… Read More »

Chastine Crystal Patterson

Chastine Crystal Patterson is an artist in wood and engraving, teaching art, as well as performing and writing music. She has been blessed for 63 years with bringing this alive with a strong passion for music, as well as the performing arts. Chastine finally emerged, two years ago, the female that she always was within.… Read More »

Ricky Riot, Lucian Kahn, Simcha Halpert-Hanson, and Nogga Schwartz

Schmekel

Schmekel is Brooklyn’s only 100% Transgender, 100% Jewish trans-core band! Their music offers a Bar-Mitzvah buffet of punk, klezmer, jazz, rock, and polka influences, while their lyrics combine bawdy humor and critical awareness, encouraging audiences to laugh at butt jokes while deconstructing systems of oppression. Schmekel’s bespectacled transsexual singer-songwriters are guitarist Lucian Kahn and keyboardist… Read More »

Joshua Klipp

no single paragraph on a profile could begin to describe the bio of the cute little white guy who has now become his own one man boy band. the story begins in a memphis, tennessee, hospital, where i was born on an elevator going up. after many years lingering in the alternately freezing or baking… Read More »

Pat Paul Jammernegg

Pat Paul Jammernegg was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1979. Paul used to live in both Asheville, NC and Salzburg, currently he is planning on relocating and touring (new live readings in 2009). Reader’s Round Table Prize by the House of Literature in Salzburg, 2000. Published in the anthology book Langeweile! (Boredom!), 2002. First poetry in… Read More »

Joanna Imogen Davidson

Poet, writer, crafter, and IT Specialist. Joanna Imogen Davidson was born in Wilkes County, NC, and draws upon her foothills and mountain roots in all of her creative endeavors. Working in the IT field by trade, she has been more serious about the craft of poetry and writing in general over the past few years.… Read More »

J. J. Lepke

My best work lately has been in traditional collage, but I’m also working in other media, such as graphic design, and am in the process of writing and illustrating a graphic novel. I’ve also written and copy-edited news and press releases for a few GLBTQ/trans* organizations, it’s been some of my favorite and most personally… Read More »