Andy Warhol’s unseen portraits of drag queens and trans women to go on display for the first time

An array of vivid portraits of drag queens and trans women by Andy Warhol are about to get their 15 minutes of fame as part of a major exhibition at London’s Tate Modern. Little known Andy Warhol portrait of trans trailblazer Martha P. Johnson to go on show.  “Andy Warhol,” at London’s Tate Modern runs March 12 – Sept. 6, 2020 – BBC Source To know more, read the full article on PinkNews website Continue reading Andy Warhol’s unseen portraits of drag queens and trans women to go on display for the first time

John Barrowman: Doctor Who creator Russell T Davies gave ’emotional depth’ to LGBT characters

“At pop culture conventions all over the world boys and girls, men and women cosplay as Captain Jack, embracing the progressive humanist values Russell imbued in Jack.” John Barrowman added: “Russell is a man of passion and compassion, a man with a big laugh and a generous heart, a bold thinker, a feminist, and a very tall man. “He’s a writer who believes in the power of the imagination to create change in the world. And he has. Russell has said he only ever wanted to make ‘good telly,’ and he does… over and over again.” Read the full article … Continue reading John Barrowman: Doctor Who creator Russell T Davies gave ’emotional depth’ to LGBT characters

Patients will be able to speak to gender identity clinic over Skype in radical plan to meet demand

An NHS gender identity clinic for children and young people is experimenting with Skype appointments to help meet growing demand. The Gender Identity Development Service (GIDS), based in London and Leeds, is the only specialised service in the UK for children and young people up to 18 years old. In recent years the service has seen an “unprecedented increase” in its number of referrals. As a result, the average waiting time for an initial appointment currently stands at between 22 and 24 months. In an attempt to tackle these long waiting times, and to help families who face a lengthy … Continue reading Patients will be able to speak to gender identity clinic over Skype in radical plan to meet demand

Kiss My Gender Part 2

Transexual empire is one of the number of recent works by the artist that deal with conspiracy theories circulating on the internet. Mapping what the artist describes as ‘the productive chaos of contemporary identity politics’ Huxtable’s poster sized print offers a cacophony of slogans, symbols and paranoid arguments by ‘truthers, trolls, wiki warriors and bots’ each one vying for attention. Continue reading Kiss My Gender Part 2

Kiss my Genders

Kiss My Genders is a group exhibition celebrating more than 30 international artists whose work explores and engages with gender identity. The exhibition has received multiple five-star reviews, including one from The Guardian praising that ‘it touches, in profound ways, on what it is to be human’. Dubbed an ‘enthralling exhibition with a crucial sense of activism’ by the Evening Standard, Kiss My Genders is a ‘trailblazing show’ (The Telegraph) of ‘dazzling works’ (Metro). Spanning the past 50 years, Kiss My Genders brings together over 100 artworks by artists from around the world who employ a wide range of approaches … Continue reading Kiss my Genders