Emmet Abrams (he/they) is a transmasculine writer, animator, and self described “professional jester” based in Los Angeles.
The Queers Are Already Rocking The 2023 Grammys: A Breakdown of LGBTQ+ Nominees
Nominations for the 2023 Grammy Aawards were livestreamed by the Recording Academy on Tuesday (Nov. 15) and quite a few queer artists made the cut. Here’s a breakdown of the openly LGBTQ+ acts on the list and what they’ve done for our community, along with some honorary ally mentions.
Queer Next Up: KFIR
An irresistible mix of pop, dance, and soul, KFIR (he/him) is a timeless pop ambition and dancefloor gospel that celebrates all things.
Subverting the Queer Coming-of-Age Film: A Review of “When Men Were Men”
“When Men Were Men” follows a young transmasculine person grappling with his existence in his rural Irish Catholic hometown.
Queer Next Up: wsteaway
wsteaway (Tea Wise, they/them) is a 21-year-old nonbinary singer, songwriter and producer.
Queer Next Up: Kostis Fokas
Kostis Fokas (he/him), is a conceptual photographer from Athens, Greece whose artistic practice revolves around the exploration of the complexities of the human body.
Queer Next Up: Kevin Atwater
Kevin Atwater (he/him) is a singer-songwriter from a small town in Illinois called Downers Grove. He gained a significant following on TikTok, and is known for sharing his personal and confessional songwriting with the world.
Illustrated by Chrys Marr (She/They) This piece was originally published in our Spring 2022 print issue “Reflections of Radiance.“