LCD Soundsystem’s Gavin Russom Opens Up About Being Transgender

Gavin Russom, the synth player and technician for LCD Soundsystem has come out as a transgender woman.

During an interview with Pitchfork she explains: “Over the last year and a half, I went from my trans identity being something I was in touch with and worked through in one way or another, to suddenly this shift where it’s on the front burner. Now it’s time to become a whole person.”

After LCD Soundsystem’s comeback tour in 2016, Russom found the time to focus on her self-care. She found support in New York City’s large and diverse community of trans women. On July 13th she will DJ publicly for the first time as a trans woman during Femme’s Room, a popular monthly party celebrating femme and gay culture.

Anouk Stumpf

This 28 years old Dutchie works as a casino employee during the evenings, which gives her free time during the afternoon and mornings, where she loves to write, paint, listen to (new) music and go out and about! Some other hobbies are traveling and cooking, and her favourite bands are: Enter Shikari, Don Broco, 36 Crazyfists, letlive. and Nine Inch Nails!

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