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Tuesday
May082012

Against Me! frontman Tom Gabel to undergo sex change

Against Me

Against Me! frontman Tom Gabel has revealed to Rolling Stone that he is a transgender and that he/she will soon start making the transition into a woman "by taking hormones and undergoing electrolysis treatments." Gabel will eventually take the name Laura Jane Grace. The rock musician has apparently been battling gender dysphoria for years.

He went on to state: "I'm going to have embarrassing moments, and that won't be fun. But that's part of what talking to you [Rolling Stone] is about – is hoping people will understand, and hoping they'll be fairly kind."

No word yet on what affect this will have on Against Me!, but all of those details will be revealed in his full interview with the magazine, which hits newsstands this Friday, May 11th. In the meantime, give "Cavalier Eternal" from the band's 2003 album ...as the Eternal Cowboy a listen, below.