Additional Information On Tom Gabel Revealed; Against Me! To Continue On

by Zack Zarrillo - May 11, 2012

Many fans have questioned what would happen with Against Me! following the news of Tom Gabel undergoing a sex change to become Laura Jane Grace. New information has now been released regarding his change and Against Me!’s future. Check out a full article here and a snippet of it below by clicking “Read More.”

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At the time of the Rolling Stone interview, Gabel had yet to reveal her transgender status to her parents, who are divorced, and had only recently told her Against Me! bandmates about her decision to transition (“I felt like I drop-kicked them in the face,” she said. “We had the most awkward hug ever, and then they left. And the second I shut the door, I was like, ‘What the f—- did I just do?’ “). But she says that she has every intention to carry on fronting the band, saying: “However fierce our band was in the past, imagine me, six-foot-two, in heels, f—-ing screaming into someone’s face.”

And though much of the Rolling Stone feature focuses on Gabel’s journey, Eells also spoke at length with Gabel’s wife, Heather, who admitted to being a bit thrown by her husband’s revelations, but ultimately decided that she wanted to stand by her side during the transition … and beyond.

"I kept waiting to get mad. Like, ‘Tomorrow, I’ll be really upset,’ " Heather told the magazine. "I’m like ‘Let’s just see what happens, and we’ll just roll with it.’ My friends have been like, ‘What about you?’ But I’m fine. I just want him to be who he is, and for us to get on with phase two. You know, just … change."

  1. not-another-music-blog reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    im glad the band is sticking around. i’d be so sad to see them break up
  2. whiskeyandsilk reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    i have actually very much wondered how this will shake down with the band, and what laura’s voice will sound like...
  3. xhotandfatx reblogged this from buriedbeneaththeocean and added:
    day made.
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    "However fierce our band was in the past, imagine me, six-foot-two, in heels, fucking screaming into someone’s face."
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  11. matchxxgrade reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    "six foot two, in heels, screaming in someone’s fucking face."
  12. modenryeezus reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    I’m so glad to finally read this, there is no real reason for AM! to not continue, it’s not like women aren’t allowed to...
  13. mostlyharmlesspodcast reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    Amazing. I plan on buying my first issue of Rolling Stone in at least 6 years on Friday!
  14. joseph4th reblogged this from propertyofzack and added:
    She didn’t even need to worry about addressing this yet, but I’m happy they’re continuing on, and am so excited to see...
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