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Coronavirus Playlist: Queer Musicians from Diverse Traditions

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While sitting at home waiting out the coronavirus, consider checking out and supporting LGBTQ+ musicians.

Here’s our top 6 favorites of the moment that we recommend for you to check out!

Mykal Kilgore

Mykal Kilgore

This gorgeous man has a gorgeous voice – and he uses it to celebrate his black queer identity – and life. He grew up singing in church – now he brings church to us.

Read how Mykal Kilgore is breaking down musical barriers.

Katie Pruitt

Women in country music face a lot of sexism in the industry. As a gay woman singing country, Pruitt may have to deal with a lot more. But listen to her voice, and you’ll have hope that Katie Pruitt’s singing will win the day.

Brittany Howard

You might know her awesome voice from the Alabama Shakes. But Howard is now on tour with her single album, a very personal project. AND she’s coming to Charlottesville (hopefully it won’t be cancelled!). Don’t miss this gay, black, amazing singer, Brittany Howard at the Sprint Pavilion in April.


Gay pop star on the rise! This indie pop singer-songwriter’s music is both fun and the LGBTQ+ affirming. Check out Morgxn.

hayley kiyokoHayley Kiyoko

Her fans call her “lesbian Jesus.” You might have seen her in the Taylor Swift video “You Need to Calm Down” or playing Gabi on The Fosters. But have you heard her music or watched her videos? Take a listen to sweet, lush, unapologetic music from Hayley Kiyoko.

Randy Rainbow Sings the Coronavirus Lament

Somehow, this Broadway baby’s witty satire makes it all better. Laughter is the best medicine!

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