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Shahid Manning of Online Show Interviewing Hollywood Interviews New Transgender Author Toni Newman

(05-04-11) -- Interviewing Hollywood is an online show that features up and coming to A list provocative talent in Hollywood supported by the MSE Foundation. The show was created by Shahid Manning and is produced by Shahid Manning and Terry Davis.

The Real Story.

Interviewing Hollywood supported by the Millennia Scope Entertainment Foundation (MSE Foundation) is a non-profit organization that exists to promote the education of and encourage producers to create powerful LGBTQ television and film by providing production grants, easing the barriers of entry into the film industry, developing an online network to showcase films, and advocating for more inclusion of LGBTQ television and film within the entertainment industry through training and direct outreach. For more information on MSE Foundation go to http://www.msefoundation.org.

Toni Newman book cover image The Book I RISE-THE TRANSFORMATION OF TONI NEWMAN by Transgender Author Toni Newman is now on sale on Amazon.com. I Rise is the true story of Toni Newman's transformation from an internally conflicted male to a proud, pre-operative transsexual. Born the eldest son into a strict Christian family, Toni admits knowing from her earliest days that she “was a different bird born in the wrong body.” With laser-guided sincerity, curiosity, and above all, humor and compassion, Toni tells her story of being a “sissy boy,” a scholarship student, a business professional, an escort, a drag queen, a NYC prostitute, an LA dominatrix, and finally, a transsexual attending law school in order to help her transsexual sisters in need. To buy the book I Rise go to the Amazom.com go to http://www.amazon.com/I-Rise-Transformation-Toni-Newman/ ...

Some of the proceeds from the book I Rise will go to the Transgender Legal Defense and Education Fumd (TLDEF).

Shahid Manning interviews Transgender Toni Newman about her new book I Rise, the transformation from male to female, hormone treatments, prostitution, homelessness, life as a black transgender in america, her celebrity clients such as Rapper LL Cool J, NYC Hot 97 DJ Mister Cee and Comedian Eddie Murphy. The three part interview is below:

PART 1 The Beginning and Loss of Everything http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-XxhmGLmFA

PART 2 The Transformation and Street Prostitution http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NR1ida-tKrc

PART 3 The Celebrity Clients and Change http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V1sOVC30YpY

The agent to the book is Kevin Hogan at heretic.hogan@gmail.com and the Publicist is Kayo Anderson at Kayo@ohyeahnetworks.com 310.405.9839. For more info on Transgender Author Toni Newman and her other projects (screenplay and teleplay) go to http://www.spiproduction.com


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