Tag: Queer-Pop

New EP From Queer Singer Madison Lawrence

On Yours, Madison Lawrence transitions from being a sweet, straight singer to being an edgy, queer pop artist. The purple-haired singer-songwriter has been making music for years. In fact, she got her start on YouTube, where she now has over 8,000 subscribers, in addition to 20,000 followers on Twitter. She…

Lesbian Singer Zhala Makes Ethereal Queer-Pop

Zhala’s performances look more like an art installation than a concert. The singer, often called “Kurdish Lady Gaga,” drapes herself in Kurdish and Swedish flags. Tie-dye sheets adorn the stage, flowers line the walls, and a hookah steams near the microphone. She sprays the audience with rose water before the…

Meet Queer Indie Band Mashrou’ Leila

This queer Lebanese indie pop band is tired of being political. Mashrou’ Leila made waves when they debuted in 2008 – the western world wasn’t prepared for their Arabic indie pop sound. Over the next eight years, the five-piece pop experience made headlines for creating unconventional music. They refused to…