Andrea James

2020 Sundance Film Festival: 118 feature films announced

Park City, UT — The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today the showcase of new independent feature films selected across all categories for the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. The Festival hosts screenings in Park City, Salt Lake City and at Sundance Mountain Resort,…

Sundance Unveils Female-Powered Lineup Featuring Taylor Swift, Gloria Steinem, Abortion Road Trip Drama

1:00 PM PST 12/4/2019 by Tatiana Siegel As Sundance director John Cooper’s 11-year run at the helm of the indie film festival comes to a close, he is going out with a bang. With a nod to what he dubs “youth’s role…

Cited in paper on “paraphilia”

Cited in paper on “paraphilia”

Thanks to Stephanie Hsu of Pace University for citing my work in a criticism of the DSM-V that appeared in the Journal of Medical Humanities! “’Autogynephilia’ is a sex-fueled mental illness made up by Ray Blanchard,” trans activist Andrea James…

LGBT History Month: Fifteen essential reads on queer history

LGBT History Month: Fifteen essential reads on queer history

To My Trans Sisters Edited by Charlie Craggs (Buy from Waterstones or Amazon) Activist Charlie Craggs brings together a collection of heartfelt letters from celebrated trans women, including Andrea James, Isis King, Laura Jane Grace, and Emily Brothers, addressed to those who are transitioning.

Wikipedia is eating itself alive

Wikipedia is eating itself alive

Dan Neilan, AV/News February 27, 2017 James focuses on the plight of Wikipedia stubs. […] According to James, the articles that most frequently run the risk of being deleted are “written by young people, about generational interests, or pop culture,…

Appearance on Fox News segment

Appearance on Fox News segment

It’s summertime, which means I have been getting lots of media inquiries about hair removal.  I mentioned the New York Times piece the other day, and I appeared on Fox News recently as well. Though that consumer activism emerged from…

Review: Soldier’s Girl

I can’t write an objective review of this film, I’m afraid. I’m too close to too many people involved with this film. As many of you know, it’s a dramatic retelling of a romance between one of my best friends, Calpernia…

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