Love a good spiral backward!
Scene: French countryside in winter. I am wrapped in a floor length faux fur coat and earmuff. My new diamond earrings and rings sparkle in the brisk sunshine. From afar, I watch the children playing with their au pair in a grassy knoll.
It’s like Kiyoko is using every muscle in body and move in her repertoire to drag queerness to the front of her entire music career.
Imagine if Coley Taylor from “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” saw Hayley Kiyoko’s “Girls Like Girls” video first day of sophomore year of college and it freaking changed her life. I’m her ten years later.
We’ve got Tegan and Sara, of course, but also Hayley Kiyoko, Demi Lovato, Lauren Jauregui, Kehlani, Kesha Halsey, Mary Lambert, Babeo Baggins and more! This is great! We’re taking over the industry, the future is queer!
Acclaimed pop singer and songwriter Teddy Geiger came out as trans on her Instagram and Twitter.
Our pals Kathy Tu and Tobin Low chatted with Tegan and Sara before their recent NYC show. You can listen right now, right this very second.
Get a first look at A-Camp favorite bell’s roar’s newest single, music video and album, and learn all about the Art Funds Art Tour which is all about community support for QTPOC musicians and artists.
Two years ago Julia Weldon fell into a coma after top surgery; she’s back with a new album full of hope.
“Country music reminds me of long drives to and away from home, of long conversations on porches with friends and lovers, of something we’re told in a million and one ways isn’t for us and still — we make it ours anyways.”
Kiyoko has a new song coming out this week and has declared it officially #GayleyKiyokoWeek (my new favorite holiday) on Twitter and Instagram.
“In the LGBTQ community there’s not a lot of people coming out saying ‘I am bisexual,’ and I wanted to do that, because it really has been helpful for me to see other people out there with influence talking about their sexual orientation in a way that made sense to me.”
With her 20th studio album out and a tour with Andrea Gibson on the horizon, the li’l folksinger talks politics, activism, and why she’s still getting happier as she gets older. She also called me babe.
Though her life was characterized by solitude and her love for it and the freedom it gave her, CHAVELA is a story of a remarkable person told by the people who loved and admired her most.
As an 11-year relationship ended and the dust settled around me a couple weeks ago, I realized something: I needed music, I needed someone in my ear telling me everything I’m feeling and seeing wasn’t new and unknowable, that this was A Thing That Happens.
“For me, listening to music has always been a source of power, especially when the music I listen to is by other bi and queer folks.”
Let’s unwind and imagine that everything is fine for 47 minutes with this End Of The World Playlist.
There’s just some songs that make you want to shout and dance and that make you feel proud to be queer.
It’s got the desperate earnestness of a confession, the tenderness of sharing a secret with your best friend and the raw emotion and heart of a bridesmaid’s speech, graduation speech and eulogy put together.