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Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! (left) and Lauren Denitzio of Worriers, whose debut LP Imaginary Life was produced by Grace.
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August 7, 2015 The outspoken leaders of the bands Against Me! and Worriers discuss gender identity in art, being a punk musician in 2015 and the new Worriers album Imaginary Life, which Grace produced.
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Worriers' new album, Imaginary Life, comes out August 7.
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July 29, 2015 On a razor-edged LP produced by Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!, Brooklyn punks stare down the judgment of peers, the corruption of institutions and the clumsiness of gendered language.
Against Me! performs live in the studio at World Cafe.
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June 5, 2014 The punk band performs three songs from its latest album, Transgender Dysphoria Blues.
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Against Me!'s Transgender Dysphoria Blues comes out Jan. 21.
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January 12, 2014 The bracingly political Florida punk band's new album can't help but feel like a debut: It's the group's first album since singer Laura Jane Grace (formerly Tom Gabel) came out as a woman. She still barks her lyrics with fiercely assertive intelligence, with the added benefit of comfort and courage in her own skin.
Tom Gabel of Against Me!
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May 9, 2012 The Against Me! singer revealed plans to undergo hormone treatments and begin living as a woman — Laura Jane Grace — to Rolling Stone.
Tom Gabel of Against Me! performs live at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
June 13, 2010 Against Me! has polished its rough-hewn punk edges and started writing poppier songs, but it's always been a band about growing up. Appropriately, it's made a transition from basement shows to the sort of anthem-wielding titan that can fill a stadium with sound. Hear Against Me! perform live at the Bonnaroo Music Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
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