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Beyoncé Does Justice to New Orleans's Rich Queer Culture

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.24.2017 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

"Formation" celebrates identities that once sparked shame but now inspire pride.

The 'Queen Of Bounce' Heads For 'Uncharted Territory' In The New Season Of Her Hit Show

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Big Freedia is giving fans an inside look at her quest to bring her New Orleans sound to the world with her Fuse series -- and we've got a sneak peek!...

Why The 'Queen of Bounce' Won't Be Categorized In Terms Of Gender

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New Orleans Bounce artist Big Freedia has personally adapted the use of female pronouns, but the so-called "Queen of Bounce" doesn't identify as trans...

Get Ready To Wiggle...

Posted 03.01.2013 | Arts

Bounce music is a genre drawing off Mardi Gras' rowdiness, hip-hop's beats and New Orleans' competitive energy. As stated in the video above: "Even if...

New American Noise: Portland and New Orleans

Abteen Bagheri | Posted 03.20.2013 | Entertainment
Abteen Bagheri

Portland uses vintage units to create a modern sound, New Orleans samples the same beats from the late '80s to create sissy bounce. There's something cyclical about these scenes. The youth revisits the past and makes it their own.