A Showcase of Transgender Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers

Trans-Genre Artists

Duncan Gibbs

I believe that art can move people to compassionate reflection on how we treat each other and our planet. Duncan is a mixed media artist and communications media professional. Originally from Ohio, he graduated from Antioch College in Yellow Springs, concentrating on video and community television production. In San Francisco, he earned a master’s degree in… Read More »

Elliot Coale Holloway

There’s not much for a born-and-bred Massachusetts Democrat to do in a Midwest town like Wichita, Kansas, right? WRONG! As a recent addition to the GLBTQI community of Kansas, Elliot Coale Holloway has had to find ways other than the exceedingly in-your-face, direct activism he was used to doing, and that is coming through by… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

StormMiguel Florez

There are plenty of male folk-twang Americana singer songwriters who sing about love, oppression, assimilation, and growing up an outcast in the U.S., but not many of them can say they learned to write songs at Girl Scout camp. StormMiguel Florez is a MexicanAmaricón singer/songwriter, performer, and producer who was born and raised as a girl… Read More »


Nowadays my stage name is WALKI’s MONSTER. I have performed in Europe and in Canada. I am a musician, a writer, an artist and a photographer. My style of music may vary from one song to the next, goth, rock, blues, alternative, experimental. I was told many times that gender was biological, but I cannot… Read More »