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Stonewall in the Arts

Films, Music Highlight the Gay Rights Movement

This month marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. … Here are some films and collections of music that highlight the voices and experiences of those actually involved with the riot and the defiant, embattered queer culture that birthed it.

Ladyslipper’s rich history helped shape women’s music

North Carolina-Based Curator Was on Forefront of Showcasing Lesbian, Feminist Artists

Fuchs’ own decision to launch Ladyslipper in its original iteration as a lesbian/feminist women’s music catalogue was informed by her own first-hand knowledge of how difficult it could be for women all over the country, especially those not located in major cities, to get their hands on the exciting music that she was able to enjoy at the National Women’s Music Festival.

10 Questions with Vic: Featuring Reina Mora

Singer/Songwriter, Author, Advocate, Activist

It’s hard to label the multi-talented Reina Mora or her genre of music, and that’s a good thing. Her wide range of vocals, dense and textured music and three hit singles, made her one of music industry’s breakout artists of 2018.

Girl talk

An interview with Garrison Starr

Singer/songwriter Garrison Starr, a Grammy-nominee for her songwriting work on Margaret Cho’s “American Myth” album, is back in a big way. “Girl I Used to Be,” Starr’s highly-anticipated new album, is scheduled for release later this year.

Oh, what a (queer) year in 2018 music

Q-Music from Across the Spectrum

When it comes to LGBTQ music, the present as well as the past and future are female. While that definitely holds true for 2018, male artists are definitely making certain that they are being heard.

Molly Adele Brown

Changing the world through music and kindness

LGBTQ musician Molly Adele Brown is one of the hottest young stars bursting onto the music scene.

They will rock you

An interview with ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ stars Rami Malek, Joseph Mazzello and Gwilym Lee

First things first, for all of those concerned about the way that Freddie Mercury’s homosexuality is depicted in the Bryan Singer’s Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody,” you can relax.