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”
Gentle Ben is an openly trans folk singer and the subject of the documentary-film Real Boy which chronicles his physical transition and relationship with his friends and family. It’s a beautiful documentary that has the power to change the world. Ben is a prolific singer-songwriter who writes catchy songs that are amplified with rootsy, country, Americana, and folky production styles. His acoustic singer-songwriter vibe shines … Continue reading Folk-Singer Gentle Ben has Released LP “Worth The Weight” on Spotify
Izaac shares with YouTube: “I am Izaac. I am native as well as transgender. These are my first steps into my native journey. I am part of the Tarahumara tribe.” This film is an important portrayal of Izaac’s journey with transitioning and discovering and understanding his Native identity. Izaac also co-operates an incredible clothing company called “Lemon Boy Clothing Co.” His company’s motto is “Stay … Continue reading Short Documentary Film “My Trans Native Journey” Hits YouTube
A poem by Hunter T. about his service in the military.
Hunter T. is an openly transgender army veteran currently living in Los Angeles. He served in South Korea from 2011 to 2014. Continue reading Kunsan Air Base by Hunter T. [Poem]
I’m over ten years into my transition from female to male and I still don’t pass. I have been very androgynous my entire life and due to that I’ve had the experience of being incorrectly gendered as far back as I can remember. People have always been confused about my gender based on my appearance so the pronouns that people choose for me are always … Continue reading Navigating Pronouns & Androgyny
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]
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
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