{Free Read} Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout author Laura Jane Grace


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  • Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout
  • Laura Jane Grace
  • English
  • 20 May 2019
  • 0316387959

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Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout

ONE OF BILLBOARD S GREATEST MUSIC BOOKS OF ALL TIME The provocative transgender advocate and lead singer of the punk rock band Against Me provides a searing account of her search for identity and her true selfIt began in a bedroom in Naples Florida when a misbehaving punk teenager named Tom Gabel armed with nothing but an acoustic guitar and a headful of anarchist politics landed on a riff Gabel formed Against Me and rocketed the band from its scrappy beginnings banging on a drum kit made of pickle buckets to a major label powerhouse that critics have called this generation s The Clash Since its inception.

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In Against Me has been one of punk s most influential modern bands but also one of its most divisive With every notch the four piece climbed in their career they gained new fans while infuriating their old ones They suffered legal woes a revolving door of drummers and a horde of angry militant punks who called them sellouts and tried to sabotage their shows at every turnBut underneath the public turmoil something much greater occupied Gabel a secret kept for years only acknowledged in the scrawled out pages of personal journals and hidden in lyrics Through a troubled childhood delinuency and struggles wi.

Summary Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock's Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout

Th drugs Gabel was on a punishing search for identity Not until May of did a Rolling Stone profile finally reveal it Gabel is a transsexual and would from then on be living as a woman under the name Laura Jane Grace Tranny is the intimate story of Against Me s enigmatic founder weaving the narrative of the band s history as well as Grace s with dozens of never before seen entries from the piles of journals Grace kept More than a typical music memoir about sex drugs and rock n roll although it certainly has plenty of that Tranny is an inside look at one of the most remarkable stories in the history of rock.


About the Author: Laura Jane Grace

Laura Jane Grace is a transgender musician best known as the founder lead singer songwriter and guitarist of the punk rock band Against Me Since coming out as transgender in a 2012 interview with Rolling Stone magazine she has become an outspoken advocate for transgender awareness She has a daughter and lives in ChicagoDan Ozzi is a New York based writer and has served as the editor of VICE s music site Noisey