Shea Freedom Shares Heavy but Inspiring Story of Survival with New Album [Official Interview]

Shea Freedom is a rising transgender singer-songwriter with a voice like an angel and lyrics that sing of equality and freedom. Shea’s new album “Stand Together Now” is nothing short of magnificent as it is filled with soft vocals that echo emotion and an acoustic guitar that mirrors the rhythm of his love-filled heart. It was a privilege to interview this talented artist that stands … Continue reading Shea Freedom Shares Heavy but Inspiring Story of Survival with New Album [Official Interview]

Ren Stedman is Out with Catchy Folk-Punk Record “Festival Friends”

Ren Stedman is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist based in the U.K. He gigs frequently, setting fire to the stage, with sing-along folk anthems that often include singing about his experience as an openly transgender man. His music is driven by acoustic guitars, banjos and harmonicas that blend well together in a folk-punk fashion. His 12 song album can be enjoyed on Spotify and can be … Continue reading Ren Stedman is Out with Catchy Folk-Punk Record “Festival Friends”

I Am You, We Are Human [An Essay by Skylar Bauer]

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]

Ryan Cassata Reads Letter to His Younger Self to Inspire Others to Never Give Up (RTP Is Open To Submissions!)

“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!)

Ryan Cassata Taking Off on West Coast Mini Tour

Los Angeles based singer-songwriter Ryan Cassata is taking off on a 7-date mini tour up the West Coast. The tour kicks off in Los Angeles tomorrow night at the Grafton Hotel’s famous lounge, Bar 20. He will be performing with Mae Krell and April Rose on these dates aside from the Jackson, CA date. Joe Stevens will join Ryan in Sacramento, Jackson and Oakland. Mya … Continue reading Ryan Cassata Taking Off on West Coast Mini Tour

Perpetual Slaying: daughter, sister, & friend (An Epitaph) by Basil Soper [Graphic Content]

Perpetual Slaying: daughter, sister, & friend (An Epitaph) Basil Soper the surly mug of slaughter is crocodile tears dripping from men’s wounds, the look death gives is drunk on cheap beer, & the thick accent of violence is invisible until we’re screaming he was an ace bandage, shredding skin after it’s turned concrete from sweat, & a scar each one of us carries now he … Continue reading Perpetual Slaying: daughter, sister, & friend (An Epitaph) by Basil Soper [Graphic Content]

Jeff van Reen Shares Emotional Poem About Gender Dysphoria

A Poem by Jeff van Reen, The Netherlands When I look in the mirror the image feels so unalike As do the words muttered at me Echoes calling me a dyke When I see my reflection in other people’s eyes I see how they see me I’m not one of the guys My dysphoric paranoia is getting on my nerves I could never break the … Continue reading Jeff van Reen Shares Emotional Poem About Gender Dysphoria