pop

Haim’s “Women in Music Pt. III” Gets a Little Darker

Haim is pressing pause on their sunshine-y, Fleetwood Mac aesthetic.

Done Searching: Kehlani Powerfully Conquers Growings Pains on New Album

Kehlani has always worn her heart on her sleeve. Read more »

So Wonderful and Warm: In “Watermelon Sugar,” Harry Styles Centers Women’s Euphoria

In “Watermelon Sugar,” women’s sexual bliss is the entire event. Read more »

Making Fetch Happen: Fiona Apple’s New Album Is a Story of Resilience and Rebirth

Apple’s latest release is a refusal to relinquish control of her own story. Read more »

Siena Liggins Hates Being Told What to Do

“I hate my voice,” the pop singer says. Read more »

Channeling Confidence: mxmtoon Sings for Queer Teens—and for Herself

“I have this platform where I can see my own audience reacting to who I am and feeling safe to express who they are as well.” Read more »

Taking the High Road: Kesha’s Music Creates a Path of Healing for Survivors

You do not have to be defined by something that was done to you. Read more »

Just a Fan: With “Cheap Queen,” King Princess Finds Her Power

A satisfying album that centers on the complexities and changeability of identity, let alone queer identity, is a tough task. Read more »

What the Conversation about Harry Styles Reveals about Queerbaiting

What do fans of potentially straight, queer icons like Harry Styles actually want?  Read more »

Miley Cyrus Might Be Pansexual, but That Doesn’t Mean She Cares about Queer People

It’s clear that Miley Cyrus’s intention of protecting the LGBTQ community only goes as far as it protects her personally.  Read more »

What Critiques of Normani Reveal about Racist Expectations of Black Women Artists

Music critics and listeners alike give Black pop stars hell—especially when they’re women. Read more »

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