In the run up to Object of Her Affection, I’m answering some frequently asked questions about the performance and subject matter.
On March 12th, 2011, The Calgary Herald published an interview that described my work as “light years away from the child-oriented Muppets universe that Jim Henson introduced.” While at the International Animated Objects Festival, I performed Fudgie’s Death, presented an artist-talk, Object/Fetish, and introduced a Handmade Puppet Dreams screening.
On September 18th, 2006, Kate Bornstein appeared on the Chicago-based LGBTQ comedy podcast, Feast of Fun Podcast #390 – A Fate Better Than Death, to discuss their book, Hello Cruel World: 101 Alternatives to Suicide for Teens, Freaks and Other Outlaws. In talking with Fausto Ferños and Marc Felion, they briefly discussed my performance work.
“Marsian hails back to a long tradition of artistic fools, who twist the culture around well beyond the regular artistic way of twisting culture around to a point of impossibility and absurdity that makes you rethink all of reality”
-Kate Bornstein Continue reading “Kate Bornstein, Feast of Fun (podcast)”
Susan Stryker: on hormones, transsexual body art, and testicle hackey sacks, my interview with Susan Stryker, was originally published in Fnews in May 1996.
In 1994, The Governor’s Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth produced a documentary I appeared in on the formation of the commission and the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Law of Massachusetts, which I worked on. Continue reading “Gay and Lesbian Youth – Making History (documentary)”
On March 24, 1994, Bay Windows covered two stories related to the aftermath of the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law which I worked on in 1993. The first was about a protest to a faculty member’s homophobic letter to a school newspaper at Boston Latin High. The second was about a conference at Northeastern University on how to enact the law in schools. Continue reading “Bay Windows 3/24/94 (LGBTQ Press)”
On February 3, 1994, I was interviewed for Newsday, a Long Island / NYC newspaper, about the passage of The Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law. Also included in the story were fellow activists, Fred Simon, Anya Yankovich, Sarah Lonberg-Lew, and Chris Hannon
On January 3rd, 1994, I appeared on “The Group”, a half-hour roundtable discussion on WGBH, Boston about the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law.
On January 2nd, 1994, In Newsweekly covered the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law. The Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law added sexual orientation to the list of protected classes of students in Massachusetts public schools.