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After 14 Years, Queer Indie Pop Royalty The Aluminum Group Are Back With New Music

When brothers John and Frank Navin, dba The Aluminum Group, self-released their debut Wonder Boy in 1995, the landscape of openly LGBTQ artists was sparse, queer content still a novelty amidst the post-grunge alt-rock ascendency. Their sound was unmistakably soft, teasing and, at times, acerbic. Now, 14 years on from[…]

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The New Years & Years Album ‘Night Call’ Is Keeping Us On Our Feet and In Our Feels

The gay pop collective Years & Years is now basically the Olly Alexander show, though you wouldn’t know it by listening to their/his latest release, Night Call. The anonymous dance music and hi-def production is the same as on the group’s much-loved debut, Communion, and its lesser received follow-up, Palo Santo. The[…]

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Canadian Band Fleece Has Found Its Feisty Queer Voice on New Album

When it comes to great opening lines for albums, nothing beats Patti Smith’s “Gloria” on her debut, Horses: “Jesus died for somebody’s sins but not mine.” That’s iconic and definitive. Only time will tell if the opening line of “All My Money” by the Canadian queer quartet Fleece — “Spent all my[…]

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Celebrities
Zayn Malik Takes His Oral Health Very Seriously (and Other Reasons We Swoon)

Here are 7 facts you might not have known about the popular pop star, paired with some of our favorite sexy Zayn Malik photos.

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