In conversation with sister/sister musical duo, REYNA

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“We’re lucky to be living in a time where queer women have a voice in the music industry. There’s space for us now and we are making giant waves” BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE REYNA FACEBOOK Sisterly-shaped musical duo REYNA, aka Mexican-American sisters Gab and Vic Banuelos, have been likened to artists such as Carly Rae [….]

DIVA Music Festival announces full, 100% female/non binary line-up

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Shura and SOAK to headline plus KT Tunstall, Toya Delazy, BETTY, LANTA, Saara Aalto and more… BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. PHOTO: TOYA DELAZY BY ROSIE POWELL That’s right, people – DIVA Music Festival is back, bigger and even better than last year… On top of that, the full, 100% female/non binary line-up has been revealed and [….]

Rachael Sage: “Music has changed my life more times than I can count”

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The super talented musician and visual artist writes songs to make you feel less alone Rachael Sage is a true individual. Her incredible music combines elements of pop, folk, rock and classical with a little jazz thrown in for good measure. We can’t get enough of her joyous new single, Alive. A must on any [….]

Shade never made anyone less gay: in defence of Taylor Swift

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“Swift is helping to bring narratives of uncensored and unapologetic queerness into the international spotlight” BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE YOUTUBE After dropping her ultra queer music video for new single, You Need To Calm Down, pop icon Taylor Swift has received mixed responses… Some have praised her for showing support for the LGBTQI community during [….]

WATCH: You Need To Calm Down

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Ellen DeGeneres, Hayley Kiyoko, Hannah Hart, the Fab Five (and more) star in Taylor Swift’s fabulous new LGBTQI anthem BY RACHEL BADHAM. IMAGE VEVO In the middle of #PrideMonth, pop superstar and ever-outspoken LGBTQI ally Taylor Swift has given us a gift in the shape of her new, star-studded music video for rainbowlicious single You [….]

#RainbowRiots

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Meet the Swedish musician fighting state-sponsored homophobia to build Uganda’s first LGBTQI community centre BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE ALICIA, PETTER WALLENBERG, SHIVAN AND JAVAN BY TANIA MARTI Activist and musician Petter Wallenberg founded Rainbow Riots as a creative international movement for the equal rights of LGBTQI people. As the organisation release their latest album, the [….]

Kate Tempest’s new single is fire emoji, fire emoji, fire emoji

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“It’s sultry with bold lyrics and it’s been on repeat since it dropped” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS. IMAGE JENNY MCCAMBRIDGE/FLICKR Kate Tempest is the gift that keeps on giving. Just last week she announced that her fourth album, The Book Of Traps And Lessons, is coming in June and immediately released the first single – Firesmoke. [….]