Object of Her Affection – FAQs

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2018, photo: Jane Pickett

In the run up to Object of Her Affection, I’m answering some frequently asked questions about the performance and subject matter.

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Security Blanket

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Kickstarter Update: Just 2 days ago in the middle of the night, I launched a Kickstarter for a 3-week run of Object of Her Affection at Automata in Los Angeles as part of LAX Festival.

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2018 Sherwood Award Finalists Interview (CTG Blog)

IMG_4221 Gina Young,  Hana Kim, and Marsian De Lellis at Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, 2017, Photo: Ryan Miller/Capture Imaging Sherwood
Gina Young,  Hana Kim, and Marsian De Lellis at Center Theatre Group, Los Angeles, 2017, Photo: Ryan Miller / Capture Imaging Sherwood

On December 7th, 2017, Center Theatre Group interviewed Gina Young, Hana Kim, and myself as finalists for the 2018 Sherwood Award about our art/lives in L.A. Read the full story on the Center Theatre Group Blog.

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Kate Bornstein, Feast of Fun (podcast)

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”

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Fnews, 1996 (interview with Susan Stryker)

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Susan Stryker: on hormones, transsexual body art, and testicle hackey sacks, my interview with Susan Stryker, was originally published in Fnews in May 1996.

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Gay + Lesbian Youth – Making History

In 1994, The Governor’s Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth produced a documentary on the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Civil Rights Law of Massachusetts, which I appeared in. 

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Chicago Tribune 8/14/1994

On August 14th, 1994, The Chicago Tribune covered the passage of The Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law which I worked on through the Coalition for Lesbian And Gay Civil Rights in Boston.

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New York Times 5/22/1994

On May 22, 1994, The New York Times covered one of the first public school LGBT proms that took place after the passage of the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law, which I worked on in 1993.

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Bay Windows 3/24/94

On March 24, 1994, Bay Windows covered the aftermath of the Gay and Lesbian Student Rights Law which I worked on in 1993.

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Newsday, Long Island, NYC

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.  

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