Tegan and Sara are running errands at otherwise-mundane spaces — the laundromat, the post office, the market — where they are bombarded by innuendo in everything from envelope-licking to ears of corn. The result is very funny and very sexy.
The queer aesthetic here is so strong and bold and aggressive. It looks you straight in the eye turns you queer. It’s a queer gorgon. It’s queer medusa.
“KT Tunstall is, it turns out, definitively straight. She is thankful for her lesbian following, but she’s not a lesbian. She kissed and possibly did other things with girls when she was young, and it was not “just a phase,” but also, at the same time, she is heterosexual.”
You can listen to “Fade Out,” Tegan and Sara’s new song for Clea DuVall’s new movie, right this very second.
Maintaining your #BlackGirlMagic can be a struggle, but these tracks will help you maintain your daily practice.
The snakes have boobs! The weird bird people have butts! The horse uses the mountains as a blanket! The video for “Hang On to the Night” has it all!
Outside Lands is magical and full of lots of happy faces. Here’s what I saw.
“Dear Editor: You are cordially invited to have brunch with country music icon Dolly Parton this Sunday, August 7th.”
“We wanted to tell a story, but rather than tell it in one frame, we divided the video into multiple parallel characters with both reality and fantasy, like a choose-your-own-adventure novel.”
Are you looking to listen to an absolutely great pop song while crying because you’re so happy and hopeful today?
“BWU” shows the part that comes after figuring out marriage isn’t what you want: finding partners who are on the same page.
How is it possible that a queer woman who came in second place on NBC’s mega-smash-hit The Voice could, three years later, still be unknown? The short answer is that before Michelle Chamuel could fully tell the world who she is, she had to figure it out herself.
Mary Lambert has given us a gift at the end of this wretched week.
Made by an all-queer cast and crew – you might recognize a couple of familiar faces.
These songs are essentially our generation’s “feel a little poke coming through” in “Too Close” by Next.
This playlist accompanies all of the feelings I have being queer in suburbia: gay, lonely, bored, and confused by my neighbors’ dedications to their lawns.
“I can’t be scared that someone will stop listening to my music, or that parents might not want their kids listening to me because of the fact that I want to love whoever I want to love.”
There’s no better distraction than music to keep your heart and hands from sending a message you might regret.
This one’s for all whose hearts are still on the mountain.
Super bummer songs: a way to externalize how shitty you feel without having to use your words!