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.
Meet Arrow De Wilde, the force of nature behind glam rockers Starcrawler. Our girl Megan Magdalena brings us an exclusive interview with Arrow about FOMO, Catholic school, and how she found the confidence to put on the best live show in music today.
Our fave babe Megan Magdalena Bourne brings us this conversation and photo editorial with Vancouver-based drag queen and event producer Jane Smoker. Check out Megan’s hand-painted leather jackets in the Polaroids!