Tag: lgbtq

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Trixie Mattel says drag culture and pop music are both forms of theater

Trixie Mattel, aka Brian Michael Firkus, is well-known among drag fans for winning the third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars. The performing...

chloe moriondo thinks people should “experiment with their identity”

When chloe moriondo was growing up, there weren’t many lesbian artists for her to see as role models. Now, she tells me over Zoom,...

11 LGBTQIA+ punk musicians who changed the genre forever

It stands to reason LGBTQIA+ culture informed, inspired and enmeshed with punk, down to the crossover with the ’70s glam scene that helped spawn...
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10 artists who are breaking the silence on LGBTQIA+ struggles

LGBTQIA+ artists have always been major players in the alt and punk scene. From Freddie Mercury and David Bowie to Halsey and Laura Jane Grace,...
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Rina Sawayama and Elton John rework “Chosen Family” into powerful duet

Over the past year, Rina Sawayama and Elton John have forged a close friendship after John named SAWAYAMA his favorite album of 2020. Now,...
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Rina Sawayama is revisiting “Chosen Family” for new collab with Elton John

Rina Sawayama is revisiting her powerful ballad “Chosen Family” with the help of a familiar face. For the new rendition, the Alternative Press cover...
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Phoebe Bridgers is auctioning off her smashed ‘SNL’ guitar to benefit GLAAD

About two months ago, Phoebe Bridgers hit the Saturday Night Live stage for her performance debut. At the end of her two-song set, the...
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21 artists who are 21 years old or younger and taking over alternative music

Thanks to the internet, our exposure to new artists isn’t reliant on record deals and radio hits. Alternative artists of all ages have been...
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Power Trip and Obituary pay tribute to Riley Gale in powerful performance

Back in August, Power Trip frontman Riley Gale tragically passed away at the age of 34. Now, members of Power Trip and Obituary have...
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Phoebe Bridgers and Claud discuss identity and representation in music

This week, Phoebe Bridgers and Claud sat down with Proud Radio’s Hattie Collins to openly talk about identity and the importance of representation in...