Daily Archives: May 10, 2012
It’s been about 36 hours since Rolling Stone broke the news on their website. After a lifetime of struggling with gender dysphoria, Tom Gabel, singer of Against Me! came out as transgender. She will begin the process of becoming a woman and will soon change her name to Laura Jane Grace.
As a massive fan of Against Me!, this announcement was shocking to me. I didn’t realize “The Ocean” was a first person account of Tom’s life. I’m far too ignorant to imagine that a confident straight guy who fronts a bad-ass punk-rock band could be battling with such a deep sense of disconnection from himself. I am an open-minded (and open-hearted) person, but I just didn’t see that announcement coming in a million years.
Watch With Amanda: Alcatraz and more axed, Grey’s Anatomy news, and Britney’s new $15 million TV gig
Well guys… it’s official. Alcatraz has been cancelled (poor Hugo). After an amazing start for the series, the ratings plunged and it’s not really surprising that Fox has decided to not bring it back. In an announcement yesterday Fox has also cancelled Bones‘ spinoff The Finder, Breaking In, and I Hate My Teenage Daughter. On the bright side, Keifer Sutherland’s Touch has been renewed and the network has also picked up a bunch new shows for the fall and a few sound promising. Click through to read more about them. Read the rest of this entry