is the beloved founder and lead singer of the revolutionary gay rock band Pansy Division
. He has recently completed a book about his experience, Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division
, which is available now! To celebrate, Jon will be embarking on a book tour, crossing America and hitting everywhere in between! Check out the dates here.
There will be a veritable blitz of Pansy Division in the coming months! Their 7" single "Average Men" is out now and features Jello Biafra
; the band also has a full length album called That's So Gay
to come very soon AND the release of a documentary
about the band-- Pansy Division: Life in a Gay Rock Band
. Information about screenings of the film can be found here
. Following the book tour, Pansy Division will be touring as well! Dates will be up soon on their official website
. Read on to learn more about Jon's fabled career, PD's future plans and what to expect from his book tour dates. For a past interview Jon and I did click here
Miss Ess: How did this book come about?
Over the years I'd tell people stories about my experiences with the band, and it was often suggested that
I should write a book. Eventually, I did. I worked on it on and off for a long time before making a final push to get it done.