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