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Thinking Too Hard
Thinking Too Hard

Ms. Boogie's Transition Is Bigger Than Rap

With more queer and trans representation in popular culture than ever, the Brooklyn rapper's story is one that the hip-hop world needs to see.
Myles E. Johnson
6.14.18
Obsessive Tendencies
Obsessive Tendencies

Queer Women Ruled Pop This Year

St. Vincent, Torres, MUNA, Syd, Kehlani, and loads of others gave me something to relate to in 2017.
Daisy Jones
12.20.17
Noisey News
Noisey News

Danica Roem Is Now the First Openly Transgender State Lawmaker

Danica Roem represents progress, and she also happens to be a metal singer.
Lauren O'Neill
11.8.17
Noisey Guides
Noisey Guides

The Noisey Guide to Staying Safe as a Non-Cisgender Person in Music

Prioritizing the safety of trans, non-binary, and additional marginalized people in music scenes has and always will be crucial.
VICE Staff
6.29.17
Interviews
Interviews

Back to Basics With Beth Ditto

The former Gossip frontwoman's first solo LP, 'Fake Sugar,' is out Friday.
Nick Levine
6.12.17
Premieres
Premieres

Zé's "[INSERT WORD] N*GGA" Is a Defiant Statement of Pride

"Play this around cis straight men."
Phil Witmer
4.20.17
Interviews
Interviews

Tegan and Sara Have Launched a New Foundation to Fight for LGBTQ Women

We talked to the duo about how their new organization plans to help in the next four years and beyond.
Oset Babur
2.27.17
Premieres
Premieres

Watch Atlanta Rapper Zé's Debut Video and Grace Jones Tribute "Telephone"

Just in time for Valentine's Day, we spoke to the artist about femininity, Erykah Badu, and playing into stereotypes.
Phil Witmer
2.14.17
Features
Features

Long Live Islington Mill, Manchester’s Most Beloved Independent Venue

The former cotton mill has seen the likes of Björk and Peaches, and became a haven for LGBTQ+ audiences and artists—but now it faces closure.
Kamila Rymajdo
2.3.17
Essays
Essays

Lights! Cameras! Azerbaijan! How I Lost My Life to the Eurovision Song Contest

When I left Harvard with a degree in experimental psychology eleven years ago, I had no plans to sacrifice my career, marriage, and sanity to the Eurovision Song Contest.
William Lee Adams
9.13.16
Interviews
Interviews

Lipstick, Bros, and the Grateful Dead: A Conversation with Nick Monaco

Recorded at a studio owned by Bob Weir, Monaco's new LP 'Half Naked' finds the club kid leaning into complex, guitar-tinged pop—with achingly beautiful and unabashedly sexy results.
Katie Bain
7.15.16
Features
Features

Much More Than a DIY Haven, The Smell Is One of LA’s Most Queer-Friendly Spaces

The DIY institution's impending closure could mean the loss of a safe space for young people still grappling with their sexualities.
Artemis Thomas-Hansard
7.15.16