Join KEXP for Pride! Featuring a special lineup throughout Pride Weekend June 24th-26th.
We’ll kick it off with a special edition of Friday Night with DJ Riz. Then join us from 12-6 PM Pacific on Saturday with Larry Rose and Kennady Quille. We’ll cap off the big celebration LIVE from Pride on Capitol Hill at the Wildrose on Sunday from 12-6 PM Pacific with Reverend Dollars, Kennady Quille, and special guest DJ Summersoft.
Made possible with support from Tomboy X.
For this week's Songs of the Day, KEXP is featuring songs chosen to celebrate Pride, as curated by KEXP's DJ Riz and a very special guest (and former KEXP DJ) El Toro.
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.
Jackie Shane was a Black trans soul singer who performed in the 60s. In 1971, she walked away from her career and basically disappeared.
The southern United States is considered to be the conservative bible belt of the country. It’s also home to the highest percentage of LGBT people in the U.S. KEXP's Sound & Vision explores the LGBT music scene in the South.
KEXP talks to Patrick Haggerty, frontman for Lavender Country, the nation’s first openly gay country band.
KEXP spoke with local leading drag artists Arson Nicki, Cucci Binaca, Sam I'Am, and Beau Degas about the art of drag and the role music plays in their lives, on and off the stage
We caught up with the musical dynamo to preview the gig and to ask her who she’s listening to these days, how her identity as a queer woman informs her art, and when she started singing.