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Against Cultural Norms: An Interview with CN Lester


CN Lester talks about activism, what it’s like to be openly genderqueer in the music industry, and the issues facing the trans population today.

“Any industry where the goal is to shift product – ticket sales, album sales, product placement – struggles when the ‘brand’ you’re selling goes against cultural norms..”


Trans and Trans-Ally Artists Unite.

CN Lester writes about the London Community Pride edition of Transpose, an evening of music, art and the spoken word. June 28, 2013.

“The idea behind each night is that it isn’t about policing identity – the first rule of Transpose is “don’t make assumptions” – it’s about creating a welcoming space for anyone who’d like to support trans rights and enjoy some fabulous art .”

LGBT Heroes – Day 25

Queer Youth Network

Queer Youth Network selected for Polari Magazine’s list of LGBT Heroes. For UK LGBT History Month 2012.

“The aim of the Queer Youth Network is to provide that support with a private social network, Queer Youth Radio, and an organisation that champions youth issues.”