KEXP celebrates Pride! All month long we'll be featuring and resurfacing sessions, podcasts, and profiles on artists from the LGBTQIA+ community, culminating in an on-air celebration at the end of the month.
Tune in Pride Weekend Saturday and Sunday June 26th and 27th from Noon to 6PM. Featuring a special lineup throughout the weekend with DJ Riz, Reverend Dollars, Michele Myers, and DJ Kennady, creating an On-Air Pride Party for us all to stay connected. We’ll all be together again SOON, and we can’t wait!
Made possible with support from Washington’s Lottery and Tomboy X.
Midnight in a Perfect World, KEXP’s weekly hour-long guest DJ show, airs Fridays at midnight. This multi-genre program features eclectic sets by a rotating cast of international and local DJ’s, each building upon a party vibe to kick off your weekend. Show producer DJ Alex has compiled a selection of LGBTQIA+ and Black Trans artists who have hosted the show. Check out their exclusive sets in the archives below:
In light of the recent murders of Riah Milton, Dominique "Rem'mie" Fells, Tony McDade, and Nina Pop, we're listing ways you can learn more and support #BlackTransLivesMatter. Check out the resources below.
KEXP has compiled a list of LGBTQIA+ organizations that promote equality and help protect basic rights for the community.
Check out some articles in the KEXP archives spotlighting LGBTQIA+ artists.
KEXP has a hilarious and in-depth conversation with Left at London about her new EP, productivity during quarantine, and her love of karaoke
June is pride month and we know that it’s an agenda that should be incorporated 365 days a year. At KEXP the music and voices of LGBTQIA+ artists from Latin America and Spain are in our podcasts, sessions, live programming, and weekly on El Sonido. Since we know there is so much to share and cont...
Looking back at the new age opus and an underheard masterpiece that may give peace and perspective in our current moment.
Jackie Shane was a Black trans soul singer who performed in the 60s. In 1971, she walked away from her career and basically disappeared.