Trannyshack http://kalw.org en Tranny: Now The T-Word http://kalw.org/post/tranny-now-t-word <p><font style="line-height: normal; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</font></p><p><font style="line-height: normal; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;">Did you know you're not supposed to say 'tranny' any more when referring to transexuals or transvestites? &nbsp;Bowing to pressure from transexual&nbsp;activists, the internationally known drag event</font><font>,&nbsp;</font></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 21:19:01 +0000 Marilyn Pittman 44762 at http://kalw.org Tranny: Now The T-Word A class for dancers with big dreams, and leg warmers http://kalw.org/post/class-dancers-big-dreams-and-leg-warmers-1 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">On Sunday mornings in the Castro neighborhood, there’s a place where rhythm reigns. Dancers pull out their leg warmers, spandex and fluorescent headbands for Sunday </span>Skool<span style="line-height: 1.5;">—and with the right accessories and a lot of attitude, dreams of being a backup dancer for a day come true.&nbsp;</span></p><p class="p1"><span class="s1"><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Thu, 08 May 2014 02:00:00 +0000 David Boyer 36216 at http://kalw.org A class for dancers with big dreams, and leg warmers Meet the man behind drag producer extraordinaire Heklina http://kalw.org/post/meet-man-behind-drag-producer-extraordinaire-heklina <p>If behind every great man is a great woman, then&nbsp;behind every great drag queen is a fierce and fabulous man! On this week's Out in the Bay, meet Stefan Grygelko,&nbsp;who's known on stage as&nbsp;Heklina. Heklina is co-creator of San Francisco cult-hit live-on-stage drag versions of The Golden Girls, Sex &amp; The City and other classic TV sitcoms and the creator, producer and hostess of alternative drag show Trannyshack, now in its 17<sup>th</sup> year.&nbsp;&nbsp; Fri, 08 Feb 2013 01:00:49 +0000 Eric Jansen 22836 at http://kalw.org Meet the man behind drag producer extraordinaire Heklina