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Catherine McGann recalls photographing Harlem drag balls, Eminem and Flea
Catherine McGann recalls photographing Harlem drag balls, Eminem and Flea
AP Gallery explores the visual culture of the music we know and love. Each month, we connect with photographers, directors and other creatives who shape music from behind the scenes. With each issue, we explore the stories behind the shoots and take deep dives into the most compelling media, asking about the creative visions as well as the happy accidents that create some of the most powerful mome
The Regrettes capture longing and heartache in “You’re So F*cking Pretty”
The Regrettes capture longing and heartache in “You’re So F*cking Pretty”
The Regrettes summarize the painfully familiar feeling of having a crush on a friend with their latest track, “You’re So Fucking Pretty.” The track addresses the confusion that comes with having a crush, such as wondering if the feelings are mutual and the overwhelming fear of rejection. Read more: The ... Read More ...
Mr. Smithers finds love in momentous upcoming episode of ‘The Simpsons’
Mr. Smithers finds love in momentous upcoming episode of ‘The Simpsons’
Mr. Smithers will finally find love in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. Mr. Burns’ iconic personal assistant came out as gay during season 27 in the 2016 episode “The Burns Cage,” and this new episode will feature Smithers entering a new relationship – possibly at the expense of the entire town of Springfield. Victor Garber will ...
11 Twitch streamers building inclusive communities for all people
11 Twitch streamers building inclusive communities for all people
With it being Pride Month, the popular livestreaming platform Twitch is uplifting LGBTQIA+ creators, fundraising for various charities and educating its users on how to support the community beyond the month of June. To kick off the month, Twitch livestreamed the OUTLOUD: Raising Voices concert, which featured performances from artists such as Hayley Kiyoko, Adam Lambert and more...
11 LGBTQIA+ punk musicians who changed the genre forever
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 it. After all, both worlds were essentially the Island of Misfit Toys, from the Rankin/Bass 1964 holiday special Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer: a rebel culture for those whose ideas don’t fit in the mainstream, where your fellow outsiders accept you for
Phoebe Bridgers is auctioning off her smashed ‘SNL’ guitar to benefit GLAAD
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 musician smashed her guitar on stage, immediately earning the praise of fans and the attention of others. Now, that iconic piece of music history has headed to auction to benefit GLAAD, an organization that promotes the acceptance and increased portrayal of the LGB
10 new alternative artists already backed by your favorite musicians
10 new alternative artists already backed by your favorite musicians
Sometimes, it’s the musicians we are already obsessed with who introduce us to some of our favorite new bands in unexpected ways.  Whether it's through collaborations or social media shoutouts, musicians are often the people who recommend music to us the most, which makes sense because it's their job to be in tune with emerging talent.  Read mo...

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