After moving from Brooklyn to Chicago in 2006, I was struck by the invisibility of transgender men within in the gay male community. Again and again, I came into contact with gay men who had no idea that transmen even existed, let alone that they might also identify as gay men, or queer. Because of this, in late October 2007 I started a series of ‘interventions’ into the gay-male community, in order to raise awareness around transmen's sexuality. This first intervention consisted of me creating drawings of FTM’s engaged in sexually explicit acts with other FTM’s as well as with cisgender men. The images were then placed inside gay pornographic magazines at a number of retailers around Chicago. Additionally, a website was created where all of the individuals who found these images could comment on them in an online format.

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