Andrea James

Interviews

Transition process full of surprising costs for transgender men and women

Transition process full of surprising costs for transgender men and women

Lila MacLellan Thu, 16 Jun, 2016 “It’s like a cafeteria, you pick and choose what feels right so that you can feel true to your own needs,” says Andrea James, a writer, producer and trans rights advocate in Los Angeles…

Transgender activist amid Hollywood's transition

Transgender activist amid Hollywood's transition

Amy Bartner, 8 p.m. EDT June 3, 2016 For the first time in nearly an hour of answering deeply personal questions without hesitation, Andrea James doesn’t know how to respond. She has spent the past 53 minutes on the phone from Los…

Excerpt from Gender Trailblazers event

Andrea James talks to our moderator Dr Elizabeth Riley about coming out as Trans prior to the advent of the Internet and how the world wide web became on of the most most powerful tools in the Trans Rights Movement’s…

Transgender rights move into their recognition era

Transgender rights move into their recognition era

Trevor Treharne February 26, 2016, 10:28 am Internet-fuelled knowledge exchange has dramatically improved the awareness of transgender rights, says a leading advocate. Discrimination, harassment and even violence towards transgender people has proven to be an ugly element of many societies,…

Gender identity in focus for IQ²

Gender identity in focus for IQ²

LAST UPDATED // THURSDAY, 18 FEBRUARY 2016 12:15WRITTEN BY // Cec Busby IQ²ed’s will shine a spotlight on gender identity next month when it presents its latest discussion panel ‘Society Must Accept Trans People’s Gender Identities’ as part of the…

Intelligence Squared debate on gender identity, March 3, Sydney

Intelligence Squared debate on gender identity, March 3, Sydney

Via Carmen Rupe Memorial Trust IQ2ed’s landmark Gender Identity debate will take place in Sydney as part of the 2016 SGLMG Festival on Thurs March 3!! Tickets and info here http://bit.ly/1SmvfCs Panellists will discuss and debate the motion: “Society Must…

Interview at Wabash College

Interview at Wabash College

From the 26 October 2015 podcast episode of Wabash on My Mind: Inspiring conversations with extraordinary Wabash College Community members, hosted by Richard Paige. In a wide-ranging talk, Andrea James ’89 discusses the creativity behind film making, advertising, finding her…

MTV News Asked The Experts To Explain Why The Labels We Use For Bruce Jenner Matter So Much

MTV News Asked The Experts To Explain Why The Labels We Use For Bruce Jenner Matter So Much

by kristina marusic 5/21/2015 “People used to describe sexual issues as sins,” producer and activist Andrea James told MTV News. “Then they described them as diseases. Now they describe them as traits (who you are) or behaviors (what you do).…

Is 'Transface' a Problem in Hollywood?

Is 'Transface' a Problem in Hollywood?

BY DANIEL REYNOLDS FEBRUARY 25 2015 James, who was also present at the Outfest event, said the issue of casting a trans actor is not so cut and dry as people make it out to be. “There are business realities…

Seattle: Interview with Alec Mapa and Andrea James

Seattle: Interview with Alec Mapa and Andrea James

Published on Oct 30, 2014 Interview with ALEC MAPA: BABY DADDY subject Alec Mapa and director Andrea James at the 2014 Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival.

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