JD Samson

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JD Samson
Date of birth 4 August 1978
Place of birth Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Nationality American
Pronouns She/her
Gender identity genderqueer
Occupation Musician

JD Samson is a musician with the bands Le Tigre and MEN. She identifies as genderqueer[1], lesbian, nonbinary, gender non-conforming[2], and a gender outlaw.[3]

She said of her involvement with Le Tigre: "I was this genderqueer performer and artist that kind of helped push along a new … revolution in identity".[3]

Samson cites Leslie Feinberg and the book Stone Butch Blues as inspirations.[4]

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  1. Marty, Arnaud (15 December 2017). "Genderqueer and political activist JD Samson goes deep in on her HighClouds". HighClouds. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  2. POPSUGAR (17 June 2017). "JD Samson: Why I'm Non-Binary (I Am Proud)". YouTube. Retrieved 25 April 2020. I feel like my identity shifts in terms of the words that I use to describe myself all the time. I talk about myself as a lesbian, gender non-conforming, nonbinary.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Musician JD Samson discusses career, creation of MEN". Washington Square News. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2020.
  4. School of Doodle (11 April 2016). "10 Questions: JD Samson". YouTube. Retrieved 25 April 2020.