In the future, everything will be a disorder for 15 seconds

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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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Object of Her Affection – Kickstarter Update:
2 days and already halfway there!

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. Object of Her Affection is an object and puppet-based performance centered on a woman, who in her search for true love, develops intimate relationships with inanimate objects.

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2018 Sherwood Award Finalists Interview (CTG Blog)

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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. Continue reading “2018 Sherwood Award Finalists Interview (CTG Blog)”

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 and Lesbian Youth – Making History (documentary)

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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)”

Chicago Tribune (LGBT press)

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 5/22/94

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. Continue reading “New York Times 5/22/94”

Bay Windows 3/24/94 (LGBTQ Press)

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)”

Newsday, Long Island, NYC (LGBT Activism, Press)

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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

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