Angels Make Love: Lena Waithe Packs Hot Queer Sex Into Andy Allo’s New Music Video

“I’m nervous. You’re perfect. Girl of my dreams…. Ohhh, this must be how it feels when angels make love.”

When Lena Waithe first heard queer indie R&B rising star Andy Allo sing “Angels Make Love,” she was enraptured. “The song moved me because Andy was so vulnerable on stage. She was obviously sharing something with the audience she hadn’t shared with the world yet. I felt like I was witnessing something special. And I was.”

The talented multi-hyphenate approached Allo about making a video for the song, which premiered this morning over at Out MagazineIt’s sexy, like the candle slowly melting on a bedside candle as you undress your lover for the first time. Perfect for the long nights of winter when the sun goes down at 4pm and your body aches for warmth. Queer (and straight) couples of all races, genders, and presentations, tangled together sweetly, reveling in those anticipatory moments before lovemaking. Sure, this is about sex, but less than a few seconds in the video and you’ll know it’s so much more. After all, our love has always been so much more.

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Carmen Phillips

Carmen is Autostraddle's Editor-in-Chief and a Black Puerto Rican femme/inist writer. She claims many past homes, but left the largest parts of her heart in Detroit, Brooklyn, and Buffalo, NY. There were several years in her early 20s when she earnestly slept with a copy of James Baldwin’s “Fire Next Time” under her pillow. You can find her on twitter, @carmencitaloves.

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  1. Wow, this is gorgeous. For a hot minute I thought Lena Waithe was going to be in the video, but definitely worth a watch nonetheless.

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