Category Archives: News

News about Trans-Q Television.

Good Vibrations: Episode 2 of TQTV is LIVE!

What’s tight, right, and in your line of sight? It’s Episode TWO of Trans-Q Television! In our second installment, the masked dancer herself – NARCISSISTER – hosts a motley crowd of guests including SSION, House of Ladosha, Erica Gressman, and Mikey McParlane. From artist interviews to hip hop beauty, Episode Two has what you need. […]

Studying? What’s that?

As the fall semester comes to a close, many of us on the Trans-Q Television team are, quite frankly, going bonkers. Presuming many of you feel the same way, we would like to offer some light entertainment to make the days and nights easier until your final-est final is complete. So, here are 5 videos […]

Mercury In Uncertainty

Debuting in episode one, Mercury in Retrograde is Trans-Q Television’s very own in-house soap. Following the dramatic developments of a stubbly heiress and her smooth suitors, the first installment left us with quite a cliffhanger – Devon dying on the floor, accusing Ladsworth of being unfaithful to Carlotta. Will Devon recover? Will Carlotta confront Ladsworth? […]

Steppin’ Out

Although Trans-Q the web series lives on the wide open data seas of the Internet, the show is produced in the post-industrial urban gem known as “Pittsburgh.” A quirky little city, Pittsburgh has a queer history that complicates the enshrined tales of gay life in New York and San Francisco. Local historian, and Trans-Q producer, […]

group activities

Imagine you’re in a warm, dark room surrounded by friends. Laying comfortably on the floor, you hear dulcet tones ringing from the front of the room. As a white parachute blankets your supine body, a voice seems to be saying, “I am wa-ter-fall, you are col-lect call.” No, I’m not describing a dream Salvador Dali […]

5 Fast Facts about Trans-Q Television

Trans-Q Television is a new video adventure, so there is a lot you may not know about us. Here are a few quick facts about this queer, quirky webseries. Use them to impress friends, improve test scores, and win rounds of Trivial Pursuit. 1. Trans-Q Television began as a class at Carnegie Mellon University, in […]

Wrap-Up: Jack Halberstam @ CMU

If you missed Jack Halberstam’s recent visit to Carnegie Mellon University, we offer you our deepest sympathies. (We thought about sending flowers, but it was expensive.) The auditorium in Porter Hall, on CMU’s Pittsburgh campus, was filled to the brim with on-the-edge-of-their-seats Halberstam fanboiz and fangrrrlz ready to receive a bit of wisdom from this […]

Jack Halberstam

Jack Halberstam visits Carnegie Mellon University September 19 and 20, 2013. On September 19 at 4:30pm in Porter Hall 100 Jack will present No Church In The Wild: Queer Anarchy & the Aesthetics of Chaos. On September 20, Jack will collaborate with Trans-Q Television on a Stand-Up Theory segment for a future episode.

Trans-Q Live! : A Successful Operation

Last Saturday (September 7, 2013), Trans-Q Television hosted its second live event, the aptly named – Trans-Q Live!, at the Andy Warhol Museum. Giving the Pittsburgh public a taste of Trans-Q’s raucous style, the sold-out show was a success. From imagined presidential apologies to vaudevillian surgery, Trans-Q Live! was the performance, photo, and video buffet […]

Trans-Q Live!

Saturday, September 7, 2013, 8pm Andy Warhol Museum A queer evening of dazzling performance, dance, stand-up history, stories, resplendent fantasies, music and so much more. Hosted by Janet Granite, our extraordinary line-up of artists includes: Scott Andrew/Stephanie Ross Harrison Apple Joseph Hall/Jasmine Hearn Dani Lamorte Caldwell Linker Ayanah Moor/Ginger Brooks Takahashi Silky Shoemaker On video Christeene, […]