Meet Orville Peck, country music’s anonymous masked musician. “You’d have all of these tough cowboy performers singing about all of this stuff and they’d be wearing rhinestoned pink suits and stuff. I found the contrast of that kind of cool. I found it kind of innately edgy.” @orvillepeck by @mollephoto for @voguemagazine
This morning, Democratic presidential candidates #elizabethwarren , #petebuttigieg , and #kamalaharris each released detailed LGBTQ+ policy proposals to increase equality for queer and trans Americans. After denouncing the Trump administration’s rollbacks to LGBTQ+ rights, each of the three candidates clarified their plans to protect LGBTQ+ Americans from discrimination and violence while increasing access to education, healthcare, employment, and more. Link in bio for everything you need to know about the 2020 candidates’ LGBTQ+ policy proposals.
Monday 14 October 10:58 PM
Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman and Robert Pattinson as Batman? We love to see it. 💫
Monday 14 October 03:35 PM
Today is #ındigenouspeoplesday , and it is important to remember that patriotism has always been fueled by marginalization. “Before Europeans invaded the Americas, also known as Turtle Island, in 1492, the land was host to a breathtaking diversity of Indigenous peoples and cultures. These cultures had their own traditions for and conceptions of gender and sexuality. Terms like Two-Spirit are modern linguistic attempts to harken back to a more Indigenous imagining of gender,” writes @jpbrammer “European colonization brought with it a hierarchy that placed both Indigenous traditions and LGBTQ+ people outside the acceptable norms of civil society.” Link in bio for the full story.
Friday 11 October 09:05 PM
“Black trans women are dying. Our lives matter. I am an extraordinary black trans woman and I deserve to be here,” said @blossomcbrown at the latest CNN Town Hall. This came after Black trans commentator Ashlee Marie Preston had announced that she wouldn’t be attending the town hall after being informed by a CNN producer that her question for the candidates has been cut last minute. The town hall, on more than one occasion, served as an arena for protest for the lack of Black trans representation at the event. Hit the link in bio for the event’s full recap.
Thursday 10 October 06:26 PM
Broadway seeks to answer tough questions about Black, queer interracial desire. “I found it hard not to squirm in my seat. It’s a wildly graphic scene, and no doubt meant to make you do precisely that, but my unease was less about what I was witnessing on stage and more about long-buried memories being unlocked in my own psyche,” writes @michaelcuby Link in bio for the full story.
Sunday 13 October 02:53 PM
“How do I top lesbians?” Tattoo this video of Brie Larson and Tessa Thompson at #acecomiccon into my brain forever.