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Laura Jane Grace surprise-drops ‘At War With The Silverfish’ EP—listen
Laura Jane Grace surprise-drops ‘At War With The Silverfish’ EP—listen
Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! has released a surprise EP. Titled At War With The Silverfish, the new release dropped via Polyvinyl Records. The record follows Grace’s solo album Stay Alive, released in 2020. The latest EP, which contains seven tracks, explores a variety of universal themes, ranging from yearning for love to dealing with loneliness. Read mor...
Cher Strauberry is breaking down stereotypes in punk rock—here’s how
Cher Strauberry is breaking down stereotypes in punk rock—here’s how
Growing up in California, Cher Strauberry was practically raised in her local punk scene. Surrounded by mosh pits since the age of 10, the 28-year-old is dropping her debut full-length, Chering Is Caring, in June. A lot of time went into the LP—three years, to be precise—and the singer believes it finally deserves to see the sun. From the w...
J.K. Rowling defends her views after making more anti-trans comments
J.K. Rowling defends her views after making more anti-trans comments
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is facing criticism once again for transphobic rhetoric she's using online. The author's latest controversy comes after she shared an article titled Opinion: Creating a more equal post-COVID-19 world for people who menstruate with a caption mocking the phrase "People who menstruate." Read More: Dolls... Read More ...
Genesis P-Orridge, Throbbing Gristle founder and industrial icon, dies at 70
Genesis P-Orridge, Throbbing Gristle founder and industrial icon, dies at 70
Industrial-music visionary and cultural avatar Genesis P-Orridge passed away Saturday morning at he/r home in New York’s Lower East Side. P-Orridge was co-founder of the iconic British band Throbbing Gristle who in 1975, used the term “industrial” to describe their atonal, sonically abrasive aesthetic. S/he was 70. ...
10 reasons ‘Transgender Dysphoria Blues’ is the best Against Me! album
10 reasons ‘Transgender Dysphoria Blues’ is the best Against Me! album
Against Me! gained traction in the underground punk scene in the early 2000s with their earlier albums before their fourth full-length, New Wave, took them into the public eye.  New Wave saw their first-ever charting single with the banger “Thrash Unreal,” which ended up reaching No. 11 on the Billb... Read More ... Read More ...
J.K. Rowling faces backlash for allegedly displaying transphobic behavior
J.K. Rowling faces backlash for allegedly displaying transphobic behavior
J.K. Rowling may try to put out that she's supportive of the LGBT community, but she's shown she clearly has a problem with transgender people. The Harry Potter author is facing criticism for following "self-professed transphobe" Magdalen Berns on Twitter and supporting anti-trans sentiments. Read Mo...
Converse drops trans-inclusive Pride line, intention splits LGBT community
Converse drops trans-inclusive Pride line, intention splits LGBT community
With Pride month rapidly approaching, brands everywhere are beginning to introduce LGBTQ-related products. However, Converse just took a big step in a new direction with their just-revealed Pride collection. In addition to creating shoes that sport the LGBTQ rainbow, the shoe company also launched a series of models designed after the transgender flag...
Lamb Of God frontman will fight the Westboro Baptist Church with kazoos
Lamb Of God frontman will fight the Westboro Baptist Church with kazoos
Lamb Of God’s Randy Blythe is the process of arranging a counter-protest against the Westboro Baptist Church. The church is gathering to protest the first openly transgender delegate in any state legislature, Danica Roem. That said, Blythe’s counter-protest is meant to support Roem, who also happens to be a good friend of the rock legend. However, B...
Buy music on Bandcamp today to fight for trans rights and support your favorite bands
Buy music on Bandcamp today to fight for trans rights and support your favorite bands
Have you been debating about picking up a new album from one of your favorite bands? If so, today’s the day to do it. Bandcamp will be donating 100 percent of their proceeds to the Transgender Law Center today, meaning there’s no better time to pick up new music—and check out new bands while you’re at it! Read more: Flint, MI-... Read More ... Read More ...