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The Wire | 'Tranny' by Laura Jane Grace



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My teenage years were spent listening to Against Me! when the band was fronted by Tom Gabel. They were the most badass punk rock band I was listening to at the time. Nothing felt better than listening to "Sink, Florida, Sink" and "Baby, I'm an Anarchist" while driving through the suburbs of Cincinnati in my shitty Saturn. When I got a older and stopped listening to Against Me! regularly, I heard news that Tom Gabel was now Laura Jane Grace. I thought it was amazing, brave, and inspiring for Laura to finally embrace who she actually is. Laura Jane Grace just dropped a new book, Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. Check out a quote:

It was 1985 and I was five years old, still young enough to think the lyrics of Madonna's song "Material Girl" were "I am a Cheerio girl." I stood in the glow of the television in my family's living room, watching her movements in stunned, silent awe...I reached out my hand and touched her on the screen. That's me, I thought, clear as day. I wanted to do that. I wanted to be that.

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