When women write science fiction, they write about the world as only non white, cis men experience it, opening conversations of gender inequality, gender identity, sexuality, race, and reproductive rights. The product of this writing is a subgenre of sci-fi that is undoubtedly feminist and disturbingly realized in our own communities.
At age 29, Sevdaliza has already lived many lives – Iranian refugee, professional basketball player, master’s student. Now, she’s redefining the intersection of art, music, sexuality, and humanity through her own unique brand of soulful witch-pop.
It is remiss to celebrate Pride without looking back on the tireless of work of the warrior mothers of gay liberation, Ms. Marsha “Pay It No Mind” Johnson and Ms. Sylvia Rivera. Trans women of color were, are, and always will be on the frontline of LGBTQA+ revolution.
From Debbie Harry to Beyoncé, history’s most influential frontwomen have paved a way for all ladies to pursue their passions with grace (when necessary), power, and fierce resolution. We salute these women for all they have done in the music industry and beyond, and have created this new series to celebrate just a few of our favorites.
The “girl-next-door” “best friend” label that journalists use to market Ella isn’t an act. She really is that genuine and that nice. In her presence, Ella simultaneously makes you feel the safest and most vulnerable that you’ve ever felt in your entire god damn life.
To celebrate the release of their new album “HUMANZ”, we spent an intimate evening with Gorillaz at their 150-person Rough Trade show. Those who tuned into our Instagram Live got to virtually experience the show from the front row.
Vampire Weekend’s Chris Tomson talks to us about his New York faves and his new solo record under the name “Dams of the West”. Oh dam, you don’t want to miss this.