Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace Hosting AOL Series About Transgenderism

Andrew Parks

By Andrew Parks

on 09.04.14 in News

AOL On Originals has announced a new Web series starring Against Me! frontwoman Laura Jane Grace. Set to debut on October 10 in honor of National Coming Out Day, True Trans will feature 10 episodes that take a closer, documentary-style look at members of the transgender community, including Grace herself.

“The opportunity I had while shooting this show was nothing short of tremendous,” Grace told TIME. “Getting the chance to listen to other people tell their stories of how life shaped their identities and views on gender couldn’t help but further inform my own understanding of just how complicated and also how simple all of it really is.”

As progressive as the show is, it was not without its own hurdles. As Grace said on Twitter, its name had to be changed at one point. She didn’t elaborate on why or what it originally was, but hey, at least the current title relates to Against Me! itself: the song “True Trans Soul Rebel,” which can be heard alongside the True Trans trailer below…