The Politics of Drag: Drag Queens & Theatre Print

Abe Rybeck, artistic director of Boston's Theatre Offensive, joins Gordene and Nancy for a wide-ranging discussion of the Politics of Drag, from personal stories to political demonstrations to the founding of the Theatre Offensive.  

Also included is a new 10-minute transgender civil rights advocacy video produced by a collaboration among leading activist organizations in Boston. 

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Abe, Nancy & Gordene are joined by Eugene Tan, community engagement and street theatre director for the Theatre Offensive.  Eugene lends his unusual perspective as a drag performer under the name of (among others) “Becca D'Bus”.


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Comments (4)
  • Nancy Nangeroni  - No way!
    Thanks for asking - we're not giving up! We've been dealing with some challenging health issues that have consumed our summer, but we've got a new program almost ready for release and hope to resume taping more shows soon. Sorry for the absence, we're pedaling as fast as we can!
  • caroline  - Have you closed down broadcasting?
    Seems an age since last broadcast. Have you given up just as you were getting the hang of TV?
  • caroline  - Sorry to hear...
    Sorry to hear that you have had health problems, life can be a pain. Shall be here when you return. Why not pop up a note to let folk know what is up, the silence is a bit spooky?
  • Melissa Sue Robinson  - Transsexual Mayoral Candidate in Nampa Idaho
    Transsexual Mayoral Candidate in Nampa Idaho want's to legalize Marijuana July 04, 2009, 06:02 PM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GmfWGPhpd-Y The Committee to Elect Melissa Sue Robinson (208) 442-3920 msuerobinson@msn.com www.equalityidaho.org
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