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Drag artist Trevor Ashley
Sydney Opera House ‘TrAnnie’ panto outrages trans Australians

in AUSTRALIA, 13/10/2012

Drag artist Trevor Ashley’s pantomime for Christmas 2012 lampooning the musical Annie has been attacked as transphobic and sexist.

Transgender activists in Australia have criticized Sydney Opera House for a pantomime called ‘trAnnie’ which they say is transphobic and sexist.

Australia’s most globally-famous cultural institution is planning to stage the panto later this year, despite publically apologizing and saying it is not intending to disrespect trans sensitivities.

‘TrAnnie’ is the brainchild of 42-year-old Australian drag artist, Trevor Ashley.

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