AMPLIANDO EL PANORAMA – ►LET`S PLAY QUEER MUSIC ►
AMPLIANDO EL PANORAMA
►LET’S PLAY QUEER MUSIC ►
“…traemos aquí algunas de las diversas propuestas musicales que han decido combinar el micrófono con el poliéster y el charol: SSION, Perfume Genius y Hercules and love affair, tres proyectos que ponen a bailar a quién sea; dígase straight, gay, poliamoroso y un infinito etcétera. David Ocampo, Música queer para personas heteronormadas. inkultmagazine.com, 2015
“Mainstream music, by and large, is all about straight love and sexuality, and representation of musicians who don’t identify publicly as straight is meager at best. To counter that trend, I put together this list of 10 queer artists worth checking out, talented musicians who aren’t afraid to be open about their sexuality in their music and in their public life.” Nina Liss-Schultz, 10 Queer Artist You Should Be Listening To. motherjones.com, 2013
“This was the year that country music came out. It was the year that Sam Smith showed that love songs don’t have to be heteronormative to be beloved. And through it all, same-sex marriage laws swept the states.
The significance of this year and the role of music within it cannot be overstated. With LGB teens four times as likely to attempt suicide than heterosexual teens, it’s crucial for music to fight the misconceptions that lead to oppressive social norms. And this year more than most, music stepped to the plate.” Amy LaCount, 16 LGBT Musicians Who Are Shattering Stereotypes and Making It Big. mic.com, 2014
“Gay rappers are certainly having their moment, and while it may be too early to throw trophies their way, these pioneering artists definitely deserve recognition for busting through hip hop’s glass closet.” John Russell, Forget The Grammys, here’s seven queer musicians you should be listening to. queerty.com, 2013.
“Against Me! frontman Tom Gabel has revealed that she has gender dysphoria, and plans to live as a woman.
There aren’t many taboos left in rock music. However gender dysphoria – discontent with the gender you were assigned at birth – remains very much in the shadows.” Robin Murray, Against me! frontman is transgender. clashmusic.com, 2012
“The Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA) Board of Directors supports the efforts of the Pride of Indy Bands in sponsoring the 2015 LGBA Conference and performances August 6-9, 2015.” LBGA, LGBA Board Supports The Pride of Indy Bands. http://lgba.org, 2015
Grupos musicales LGBTI. wikipedia.com
“What I’m hoping these pieces will do is just get maybe one or two (or 100!) of you to check out some absolutely terrific damn music that you might not have otherwise. So let me set aside my bitterness, wish you all HAPPY PRIDE WEEKEND, and beg you to check out some of these magnificent records.” Jon Hunt, We Will Rock You: Ten LGBT Musicians You Have To Hear Right Now. letoilemagazine.com, 2015
“Since 1973, Olivia has been serving the lesbian community, both as a groundbreaking independent women’s record label and as the travel company for lesbians. From selling over 1 million records by artists such as Meg Christian and Cris Williamson to taking over 175,000 women on cruise, resort, luxury and adventure vacations around the world, Olivia has brought the grassroots movement to the next level and is soaring.” OLIVIA: If it weren’t for the music. lesbiannews.com, 2012.
Out & Proud Lgbt Music Crossword Puzzles: Omnibus Edition. Libro, googlebooks.com
KATE PIERSON ES CRITICADA POR LA COMUNIDAD TRANS
“On June 3rd, Mario (who performs under the name Ten Walls) took to social media to rant about his views on homosexuals. The rant included the statement that homosexuals are “people of different breed” and compared their sexuality to that of pedophilia. At this time, it is unknown what sparked the controversial statements to be brought to Facebook, but it will be a decision that Mario will not be able to forget anytime soon.” John C, Career Suicide: Ten Walls’s Homophobic Rant. 312audio.com, 2015
“There are multiple levels of Gay Music. Some bands are what we like to call Gateway Bands. They lure children in with Pop Grooves and Salacious Melodies leaving them wanting more. They’ll move on to more dangerous bands and the next thing you know you’ve got a homosexual for a child. ” lovegodsway.org