Jill Morley

Jill is a writer/filmmaker living in Los Angeles.  Her play, "True Confessions of A Go-Go Girl" was published in "Women Playwrights:The Best Plays of 1998" and was later made into a television movie for Lifetime.  Several of her short stories and monologues have been published in various anthologies. She has also written for The Village Voice, The NY Press, Gear Magazine, and Inside Kung Fu Magazine.   Besides doing radio documentaries for NPR's "This American Life" and "The World", Jill has completed two feature documentaries, "Stripped," which aired on the Sundance Channel, and "Fight Like A Girl" which has yet to premiere.

www.FightLikeAGirlTheMovie.com

www.ShootingNinjas.com

www.jillmorleyblogspot.com

A Boxer Learns To Be Real

On my last trip to New York City, I was fortunate enough to be in town for the 30th Anniversary of the House of Xtravaganza.  For those of you who don't know of this iconic entity, it is a huge drag "organization" that participates in "balls" where fabulous fem queens, transexuals, and butch queens walk the runway in an attempt to achieve "realness" in several categories which include, Trans Butch Amazon Warrior as well as Butch Queen Sex Siren.  The balls started out as a voguing contest in the 80's between different...more