As queer folks, it can be hard to find music that resonates with our experiences of crushing and intimacy. Thanks to the folks operating the Tumblr directory "Girls and Nonbinary Folks in Music,"my quest was a lot easier. After searching through this treasure trove of mostly independent artists, I made this mixtape full of tunes that explore the emotional wilderness of crushes. It includes women, nonbinary folks, and queer artists, with music ranging from shoegaze to hip-hop to pop punk (because crushes transcend genres, duh).
This month, we’re putting together a series of feminist gift guides. They're a way to highlight fun stuff we love and creators we're excited to support.
Activists, organizers, and the politicized loved ones of our lives. These social justice warriors (let's reclaim this weird pejorative and say it with pride) may be difficult to shop for because all they want for Christmas is the dismantling of this hegemonic patriarchy. And that's not something readily available on small business store shelves. What to get them?
A is for Activist
Forget about Christmas and just buy a stack of these picture books to keep in stock for whenever someone has a new baby.