Jessica Halem
Categories:   Civic/Community   Health   Women   Trans

Halem and partner Red Tremmel spent many years in Chicago working on a variety of LGBT causes, including cultural activism. They away moved for work reasons in 2008. Halem is former executive director of the Lesbian Community Cancer ( now Care ) Project, and a standup comic. Tremmel is a researcher on burlesque issues and active on trans rights. Tremmel co-founded the Sissy Butch Brothers, which did burlesque shows.

  Video Interview Date: 2007-08-02 Interviewer: Tracy Baim

See Also:
  Jessica Halem & Red Tremmel

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