10 queer and trans country artists for your big gay twangy summer playlist

Jesse Locke
July 4, 2024
Xtra Magazine

It’s a great time to be a queer country music fan. Whether you’re a new devotee to Lil Nas X, Trixie Mattel and Orville Peck, or a longtime listener of sparkly rhinestone icons such as Dolly Parton, Lavender Country and Tomson Highway, big gay twangy summer is upon us.

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Brandynn L.P. Photography


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Queer Country

country music for people who hate Country Music™️ // featuring Amythyst Kiah, Orville Peck, Brandi Carlile & more

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Proud Radio

Hosted by Hunter Kelly on Apple Music. Each show is a celebration of the progress we’ve made in the fight for equal rights and an important reminder of how far is left to go

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Rainey Day Fund

to support artists of color, artists with disabilities, artists in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community in the roots music sphere.

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