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Strained Intimacy and Fiery Stank: Austin 'Drag Terrorist' Christeene Releases New Single and Video (NSFW)

Logan Lynn | Posted 03.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

This week Christeene and award-winning filmmaker PJ Raval (Before You Know It), her longtime music video collaborator, are back with a highly anticipated, in-your-face, cinematic, punk offering, launching an evil new sound and a unique brand of wickedness the world has never seen.

Acclaimed Singer and Poet Rod McKuen Died Last Month: Why Did None of His Obituaries Mention his Queer Past and Gay Activism?

NOTCHES | Posted 02.20.2015 | Gay Voices
NOTCHES

Obituaries are acts of commemoration, remembrance and sometimes of celebration. Remembering the queer aspects of McKuen's life honors his loves, desires and politics. It also affirms the vitality and centrality of queerness in a culture that still too often misreads, misplaces or silences sexual variance.

27 Songs That Shaped The Way We Felt About Ourselves As LGBT People

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.08.2015 | Gay Voices

The glamour, glitz and live spectacle of the Grammy Awards have made the annual show mandatory viewing for many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender...

LISTEN: Queer Band bottoms Drops New Track, 'HIV'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.03.2014 | Gay Voices

One of our favorite up-and-coming queer groups -- appropriately dubbed "bottoms" -- dropped a new track, "HIV," this week and it coincides with the an...

This Pop Duo Wants You To SWEAT!

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Pop girl group Xelle is back with their latest hit -- and it's definitely one of our favorites from the pair yet. You might remember Xelle from the...

The Biggest, Gayest Music Festival Ever Hits Austin This Weekend

Logan Lynn | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

This coming weekend, September 12-14, over 100 LGBTQ artists and performers will descend upon Austin, Texas for the inaugural Stargayzer Festival -- an epic 3-day queer music & arts mega-fest, previously unmatched in scale.

WATCH: Studs In Love (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.01.2014 | Gay Voices

When was the last time you saw queer video art that draws heavy inspiration from Tom of Finland? Well, if you've been getting anxious, fear not -- "St...

This Duo Is Making Waves As Queer Country Musicians

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.01.2014 | Gay Voices

Queer country duo "My Gay Banjo" is making waves in the country music scene as openly LGBT musicians, having recently released their third album, "Cou...

LISTEN: Check Out This Dreamy New Dance Track From Allies For Everyone

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.04.2013 | Gay Voices

New York-based Allies For Everyone (AFE), the brainchild of openly gay DJ and producer Brian Suarez, is slated to release their new EP, "You & Me," on...

WATCH: Trans Love Story At The Center Of Rocker Matt Nathanson's New Video

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Matt Nathanson is back with a video for his single "Kinks Shirt" and it's got an awesome queer twist. The clip features a love story involving a tr...

Dream Pop for Necrophiliacs: An Interview With Seattle's Night Cadet

Logan Lynn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

This week I caught up with Seattle's Night Cadet, a brash, bratty foursome whose music is neither brash nor bratty but is probably best described as the band puts it themselves: "queer orchestral dream pop."

EXCLUSIVE: Mary Lambert Opens Up About Debut Of "She Keeps Me Warm"

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Two days before an emotional performance alongside Macklemore and Ryan Lewis at the 2013 VMAs, also featuring surprise guest Jennifer Hudson, Seattle-...

Nursed in Darkness: KOORTWAH Wants to Be Blood Brothers

Logan Lynn | Posted 10.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

I caught up with black-magic electropopper KOORTWAH this week to talk about the video for his new single "forty five," how body fluids inform his artistic process, what it means to be a faceless artist in the age of manufactured celebrity, and much more.

Deborah Harry, Parker Posey Attend Miss Guy's NYC Listening Party

Mark Chesnut | Posted 10.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mark Chesnut

Deborah Harry, the 68-year-old lead singer of the musical group Blondie, made an attention-getting appearance recently at a listening party in New York City, to celebrate a new music video an music single in which she performs with Miss Guy.

Devil May Care: An Interview With Gossip Protégés Magic Mouth

Logan Lynn | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

On the heels of a tour with fellow hometown heroes Gossip, Portland's Magic Mouth is about to release their first full length record Devil May Care on August 15th.

LISTEN: Gay Couple Return To Music With New Album

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 07.22.2013 | Gay Voices

Microfilm, an electronic music duo from Oregon, not only make music together, but are also a couple outside of the music studio. Made up of Matthew Me...

Noah Michelson

21 Of The Queerest Songs Of 2011

HuffingtonPost.com | Noah Michelson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Gay Voices

2011 was a great year for music -- especially music from gay, lesbian, bisexual, and trans artists. Before the year comes to a close, we're taking ...

Queer Music Roundup: Elephant and Their Tegan and Sara Death Threats

Zack Rosen | Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Zack Rosen

Last time I was told to pay attention to a pair of gay twin musicians, it was Nemesis, so it was with some trepidation that I listened to Jackson and Coleman Vrana's rap project, Elephant, and much excitement that I can present them to you here.