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I'm behind in updating this, and I've found that some of the links are broken because papers like Bay Windows aren't keeping their archives updated or something. I'll work on fixing links at some point...

TraniWreck won Best Write-In Campaign from The Boston Phoenix
Bike Porn in the Phoenix
Bike Porn in the Weekly Dig
Come and TraniWrock in the Boston Globe

Weekly Dig: Under 21 Guide 2009.09
Boston Phoenix article about our new Tuesday dance party by Queer Collab.

The Boston Globe and boston.com covered TraniWreck in January 2009. And here's an article about me and Truth Serum in TransNation, a nationally syndicated column by Jacob Anderson-Minshall. (a couple of corrections...I've run Truth Serum since around 1994...but full time since 2003.)

Aliza Shapiro interview for a French radio station/show called Maman a Tort May 19, 2008


CineMental in The Edge Boston.
Bay Windows article about Truth Serum, TraniWreck etc
The Metro (Boston) covers Dr. Sketchy! The print version had a photo of Machete on the cover!
Indie Media radio piece by Homefries about the Dyke March, includes some of the address I gave.
GoNYC magazine names Aliza Shapiro one of the 100 Women they love in 2007.

The Odyssey and CineMental's first event got a bunch of notice:
An entry in the Boston Globe Blog and The Boston Globe Calendar. Here's a Bay Windows article on the Gay and Lesbian Film Fest, with a reference to CineMental at the bottom. The Boston Phoenix wrote a review and an article on it.

In Newsweekly Interview with Aliza Shapiro about drag and Wreckage/TraniWreck 2006.11.16
This is the full text from the interview with William Henderson from In Newsweekly 2006.11.16. Sometimes stuff gets cut out. Unfortunately some of what got cut out is the stuff I'm most excited about, so I'm including it here.
Bay Windows Editor's Pick about Wreckage: The Final Contest 2006.11.17
Here's my interview with Joan Jett in the Boston Phoenix. Hit the link and read "Our Hearts Crushed and Bleeding" by Lisa King. 2006.10.11
At Home With Aliza Shapiro From Bay Windows (it's cute, but embarrassing and i'm 37, not 38.) 09.28.06
In Newsweekly interview with Nomi Sparks (aka Naomi Bennett) 2006.09.21
Weekly Dig talks to Mark Robinson of Flin Flon 2006.09.20
Boston Globe coverage of Wreckage: The Contest Show 2006.09.14
Boston Phoenix Editor's Pick about Ray Aim's Flesh and Foundation at Art Interactive 2006.08.05
Bean Rocket coverage of Ray Aim's Flesh and Foundation
Some crap from the Weekly Dig Blog about the Peaches review. Personal attack much? It's the quality reporting the Dig is known for.
Here's my interview with Peaches in the Boston Phoenix 2006.07.20
Bay Windows Editors Pick on Australia's Kiosk 2007.07.06
Boston Herald writes about us DIY producer/promoter folk. 2006.06.22
The Weekly Dig's Gay Bash My guess was that it would take them 3 columns of Gay Bash before they name checked me. It took two. Not sure if I should be pleased or displeased. Plus, Heywood would never sleaze on a queer girl under 40. He likes is ladies straight, blond and 40+, thank you.

The MA Youth Pride Brouhaha... Heywood Wakefield was named in a state press release as the MC for Youth Pride...well, you can read the rest. I am not going to, however, link to MassResistance because they suck, and don't need any traffic from me.
This is the press release that went out.
This is the article from the front page of the Boston Globe May 12, 2006
This is the transcript of the Channel 5 News broadcast that evening.
A. Heywood isn't a cross dresser.
B. If the trannies aren't going to entertain the queer youth of america, who will.
C. Heywood was on the NEWS!
D. Mitt Romney knows my name.
E. We: Youth Pride, The Commission on Gay and Lesbian Youth, Friends of the Governor etc didn't do anything wrong. In the end Romney had to make it look like he was doing something (about nothing) to appease his republican voting base. He's running for president, you know...
F. And then, awesome Mikhaela Reid made this.

Boston Globe article about Lisa King's Death February 23, 2006
Bay Windows article poet Lisa King's Death February 23, 2006


Write up about UtiliTies from The Boston Globe on Wednesday January 11, 2006

Boston Phoenix has a nice photo of Heywood Wakefield and Lisa Carver in it. oh, yah...and a great article by Camille Dodero.

Here's two Boston Globe articles I never got up.
DIY about DIY programming around Boston. by Sarah Thomlinson Boston Globe 2004.04.15
BOOKMOBILE GOES SOUTH OF THE BORDER TO PROMOTE HANDMADE TOMES about Projet Mobilivre-Bookmobile project and its visit to Boston. by Sarah Thomlinson Boston Globe 2004.05.20


Here's the Boston Herald profile on Truth Serum and Aliza Shapiro that probably none of you saw. By Paul Restuccia 2005.07.02

Bay Windows Covers the Wreckage I: Final Contest at Jacque's. By Ryan Lindsey 2005.09.29

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there's some stuff missing here. i'll get to it...
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Bay Windows "Northampton's Femmetastic Fatales steal TraniWreck spotlight: "Queer-identified femmes" add punch to bizarre burlesque extravaganza" By Ryan Lindsey 2005.06.16

The Boston Globe The Femmetastics at TraniWreck get a Go! Pick 2005.06.06
The Boston Phoenix "The Revolution Requires Dancers" our Dyke March Benefit show gets an Editor's Pick 2005.06.02

Bay Windows "Bizarre feats of gender-bending fabulousness: Wreckage edges closer to the finals" By Ryan Lindsey 2005.05.26

The Boston Globe The Boston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival gets a pick in Go! Weekend 2005.05.13

The Boston Globe Coverage of the Boston Gay and Lesbian Film Festival which I helped program. 2005.05.08

Bay Windows "Mr. Lady, Galaxy Girls and Mr. Showman: TraniWreck trio moves closer to contest finale" By Ryan Lindsey (this was a weird and factually incorrect headline for the article, but Mr. Lindsey didn't write it.) 2005.04.28

Stuff@Night 2005 Players List (page 1) Stuff@Night thinks I'm a Player!!! (if only i could get a date!) I'm on page 5

Bay Windows "Anti American Idol: TraniWreck ups the ante for Boston's drag scene" By Ryan Lindsey 2005.02.24
The Boston Phoenix TraniWreck/Wreckage gets an Editors Pick 2005.02.17

Bay Windows "Tranny, trashy talent show Performance: art meets Vegas at TraniWreck cabaret" By Ryan Lindsey 2005.02.10
The Boston Globe my birthday concert at TT's "I'll Cry if I Want To" gets a Go! Pick 2005.02.09

There was something in The Weekly Dig about the birthday show, but I'll have to scan it.
The Boston Phoenix Our benefit for Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls in Portland, Or gets mentioned in Roadtripping 2004.12.10
TraniWreck in Bay Windows Calendar

Aliza Shapiro of Truth Serum (mis)quoted about the depressing state of the club scene and unadventurous folks Bay Windows
I'll Cry If I Want To (my birthday show) gets Boston Phoenix Editors Pick for the Week
More about how I'll Cry If I Want To came about in The Boston Pheonix
in newsweekly covers TraniWreck, Wreckage, and I'll Cry If I Want To...extrapolations between quote marks cause trouble...
Rock on the Quiet Tip show on September 23 at Zeitgeist Gallery featured in Bay Windows on 09.16.04.

Bay Windows Fall preview of Rock shows on 09.16.04.

Bay Windows Fall preview of queer events in Boston on 09.16.04.
Someone, Stuff @ Night, thinks Drag King Heywood Wakefield is hot. Go Figure! page 1 and page 2 on 08.17.04.
Something old I just found about The Berwick Research Institute and my residency there ISD Inspires New Era for Non-Profit Art Space in Boston
Stuff @ Night covers Glitter Switch: Drag / Karaoke originally on the wrong night. Darcy Scanlon had it on Friday even though she and a couple of her friends were our Drag King Make-over subjects! Glitter Switch
Boston Dyke March Benefit Show Coverage. (We raised over $700). In Newsweekly 06.02.2004
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Projet Mobilivre — Bookmobile Project, the Airstream Trailer full of DIY zines, books etc coverage in The Boston Globe ??? i'll get to it.

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Projet Mobilivre — Bookmobile Project, the Airstream Trailer full of DIY zines, books etc coverage in The Boston Phoenix 05.27.2004

Truth Serum Presented Rise Above: The Tribe 8 Documentary at The Boston Gay & Lesbian Film/Video Festival and then the after-party at Hollywood. The next evening Cambridge, Ma started handing out marriage licenses to queer couples who wanted to marry. It was kind of surreal being there with Leslie and Lynnee and Lynnee's mom along with the riot police in their ant gear. The screening was packed, the party was a blast with everyone taking turns playing DJ. check the photos page for documentation. Boston Phoenix page 1, Boston Phoenix page 2
Stuff @ Night, gives props to me and Truth Serum for kicking Boston's conservative ass and made me a "Player of the Nightlife." page 1 page 2, page 3, page 4, page 5. (I'm on Page 5.)
Glitter Switch: Drag / Karaoke highlighted in an article about cabaret style shows in BostonBoston Globe Calendar on 03.04.04. and here is a view of the print version.
Fiery February Part III: Independent Porn/Erotica Screenings and Performance Bay Windows on 02.19.04
Fiery February Part III: Independent Porn/Erotica Screenings and Perfomance Boston Phoenix on 02.19.04
Fiery February Part III: Independent Porn/Erotica Screenings and Perfomance After 5 on 02.17.04
Fiery February Part I: Sex Worker's Art Show in The Boston Globe GO! Friday on 02.05.04
Fiery February Part I: Sex Worker's Art Show in Bay Windows Bay Windows on 02.05.04
Fiery February Part I: Sex Worker's Art Show in The Boston Phoenix This Just In on 02.05.04
Fiery February Part I: Sex Worker's Art Show in The Boston Phoenix On The Road on 02.05.04
Fiery February Part I: Sex Worker's Art Show in Stuff @ Night After 5 on 02.03.04
Glitter Switch's Drag King Workshop was featured in In Newsweekly on 01.08.04
Check out RJ Grubb's article on The Quails and King Cobra in Bay Windows
Truth Serum was featured prominantly in the Phoenix's Fall Arts Preview. There is some incorrect info, but we love the recognition. Phoenix's Fall Arts Preview
I was chosen by Boston Magazine as one of their HOT LIST Rising Stars of the Art Scene. Check it out: September 2003 Boston Magazine
Where the Girls Are Bay Windows 09.23.03
I wrote a little bit about Rock and Roll Camp for Girls for DIW magazine. Check it out: What I Did On My Summer Vacation
Go! Thursday Boston Globe 09.04.03 Boston Phoenix 08.28.03 Boston Phoenix 07.17.03 Dude looks like a lady - hey, wait, he is! The Sunday Boston Herald 07.13.03 Editor's Picks: Burlesque Boston Phoenix 07.03.03
Go! Boston Globe 06.28.03
Editor's Picks: Bait and Switch Boston Phoenix 06.26.03
What's Hot Stuff @ Night 06.26.03
Editor's Picks: Rock Camp Benefit Boston Phoenix 05.29.03
Rock 'n' Roll Camp The Weekly Dig May 29, 2003
Rethinking the 'Happy Ending' Bay Windows 04.03.03
Far, far, far from heaven Boston Phoenix 04.10.03
Out and About Boston Globe Calendar 03.13.03
CandyLand: Review Weekly Dig 03.05.03
CandyLand: Fun For All Queers Bay Windows 01.30.03
Dropping In Boston Globe Calendar Section 01.23.03
Everything I Need to Know I Learned at Jacques Pride Guide June 2002
Everything I Need to Know I Learned at Jacques Pride Guide June 2002 (original, correct text only version - they clipped some out by mistake)
The Antislam: So Bad, It's Good Boston Globe September 26, 2002
Boston Magazine November 2002
Boston Herald November 25, 2002
check out Everything first, you'll see where she did her research.
Drag Kings, Femme Queens, and Insects! Oh My!!!Bay Windows November 29, 2002


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