On Sunday, the 21st of October 2018, I woke up in AD’s bed to my phone alarm, but my phone was wedged between his bed and the wall. I stuck my arm in the tiny gap and felt for the buzzing while the “Morning Flower” tone chimed repeatedly. It was enough to give anyone a headache. Awake for not even 30 seconds and having to search for a phone in this dark crevice? No thanks. I’d rather stay asleep. Continue reading I Am You, We Are Human [An Essay by Skylar Bauer]
“Relationships are hard,” Micah Woods says about his new song, “Love Like That.” He says he wrote this pop song about a really difficult time in a relationship when he had to decide whether or not to stay in it, and this emotion is evident. The lyrics are heart-wrenching through the entire song, but with the bridge comes a twist in Micah’s voice. He switches … Continue reading “Love Like That” by Micah Woods is Universal
“Old Faded Flag” from Brooklyn-based band Common Jack is a timely political statement about homophobia, sexual assault, and sexism, but more than anything, the song asks us to pay attention to those around us and show them love, no matter how different they are from us. This classic folky song starts with a beautiful piano tapping simple chords and swells seamlessly to this heart … Continue reading Common Jack Calls for Empathy with “Old Faded Flag”
GAY GUTS is monthly Queer Musician Performance Art Showcase started to encourage unity through vulnerability. We celebrate the creative works of artists exposing themselves to the world – empowering everyone to be proud of who they are. Continue reading RTP Recommended: Queer Performance Showcase Returns on Oct. 21st in L.A.
The three-letter word echoes in my head until it sounds foreign. It feels like toxic sludge, slowly seeping through every minute crack in my brain, infecting every centimeter. Continue reading Blue, Pink, White, Pink, Blue [Poem] by Skylar Bauer
“UKE-HUNT is ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES vocalist Spike Slawson’s latest cover band extravaganza.” Continue reading On Our Radar: Dot’s Sunday Hoedown (Americana/Folk Showcase) in the East Bay on Sunday!
All the music that members of the queer community are currently stuck on from Radiohead to Young Thug to Troye Sivan! Hear the songs and why our community loves these songs… Continue reading Hear the Songs that the Queer Community Can’t Get Enough Of!
“You are going to travel all over the world spreading awareness about the LGBTQ community and people are going to fall in love with your music and your words. Those lyrics will help carry people…and remind them to never give up.” Continue reading Ryan Cassata Reads Letter to His Younger Self to Inspire Others to Never Give Up (RTP Is Open To Submissions!)
5 Projects by LGBTQ Musicians that you should hear now… Continue reading 5 LGBTQ Music Projects You Don’t Want To Miss
Laura Jane Grace, the bold and talented lead singer of indie rock band Against Me!, opens up in the YouTube talk show #TheTherapist presented by Noisey. She talks about coming out as transgender, mental health… Continue reading Laura Jane Grace Opens Up on The Therapist Presented by Noisey/Vice