20th Century Girl

20th Century Girl by Shawna Virago Short Story It was 1979. I was at a Buzzcocks show, standing outside the mosh pit, when I got sucker-punched in the face and fell down. I woke up 35 years later as an embittered middle-aged transsexual living in a world that I didn’t...

Interview with Australian Punk Rocker Jen Cloher

INTERVIEW WITH AUSTRALIAN PUNK ROCKER JEN CLOHER by Bob Jones interview I first listened to Jen Cloher on the radio while traveling Down Under. I was intrigued by her authentic voice that matched her unpretentious, somewhat intimate lyrics. Jen’s music got me to...

On Being a Queer Musician

On Being a Queer Musician by Kat Hamilton article First of all, I love the term “Queer”. There is something unifying and inclusive about it. It covers a lot of ground. In the past year, I’ve really taken to identifying as queer vs. gay or lesbian. I hear it often in...