A Showcase of Transgender Artists, Musicians, Writers and Performers

Trans-Genre Artists

Kelsey Jarboe

Kelsey Jarboe’s work is about collective memory, historical revisionism, and escapism, incorporating field recordings with songwriting, samples, spoken word, and abstract vocal improvisation. It attempts to evoke both familiarity and alienation: the uncanny of a home we have only seen on television or heard of in myth. The music is strongly influenced by both experimental… Read More »

Tough Tough Skin

Tough Tough Skin takes the stage with a punk sensibility and a strong nod to the Homocore bands of the 90s. This Minneapolis rock trio draws on a range of influences, from classical and blues to riot grrl, and layers playful but propulsive bass and guitar with energetic vocals and breakneck rhythms that will shake… Read More »

Angelica Ross

Angelica’s journey began when she graduated high school at the age of 17, to avoid 1 more year of spiritual torture. Angelica traveled, from Racine to Rochester, NY where she was recruited by the U.S. Navy. They knew this black blonde-haired boy didn’t belong when she showed up to the physical with her toenails painted,… Read More »

Vince “Loki” Diaz

Vince “Loki” Diaz is a 26 year old Comedian, Pagan, Priest, AND Goth who grew up in a Latino Roman Catholic background. He has been featured in American Goth, a documentary by Ryan Rhea (2005), and has done sporadic tour dates within the Missouri pagan and gothic communities. Born in San Truce Puerto Rico, and… 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 »

Willow

Willow Dee. Vocalist/Guitarist/Drummer/Occasional Bassist. 6 years of playing in local bands. Limited stage and concert choir experience. My current projects: EVL: A Metal/Punk project since high school. I front the band as lead vocalist and play live guitar. I’ve been trying to devise a stage show. Looking for help from visual artists on that front. We… Read More »