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12 Queer Songs Your Favorite Artists Released This Week

12 Queer Songs Your Favorite Artists Released This Week

12 Queer Songs Your Favorite Artists Released This Week

Olly Alexander, Adore Delano, Superfruit, and more!

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WerQ: A collection of the latest LGBTQ (and LGBTQ adjacent) music of 2017. Updated every Friday, for your convenience.

1. "Negative Nancy" — Adore Delano

The RuPaul's Drag Race alum is capitalizing on her All Stars 2 image with this angry, punk rock, track anthem. Not to mention the looks she's serving in this video!

2. "The Village" — Wrabel

Trans actor August Aiden stars in Wrabel's latest video, an emotional response to Trump's discrimination against transgender people since he took office. "I just wanted to write a simple song letting anyone that feels like an outsider know that the problem isn’t you," Wrabel penned in an honest letter. "It’s them. It’s the village."

3. "Grounds for Resentment" — Kele Okereke, Olly Alexander

The two openly gay musicians teamed up for a heartwarming love song. The Years & Years and Bloc Party frontmen sing a beautiful duet to each other, use he/him pronouns and make us fall in love with both of them.

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4. "Feel Good" — Neon Trees

Neon Trees is back with good vibes in their eclectic new single featuring out frontman Tyler Glenn. 

5. "Miserable America" — Kevin Abstract

Gay rapper Kevin Abstract gets honest and raw about his struggles with homophobia and racism as he visits his white boyfriend's parents. 

6. "Sexy Ladies" — Superfruit

Scott and Mitch want to dance the night away with the ladies in this funky dance track. "No, I won't ever make a move on you," Scott laughs, "but I heard your brother's pretty cute."

7. "Dancing On My Own" — Pentatonix 

An emotional cover of Robyn's international smash hit, Pentatonix knocks their first cover without bass man Avi out of the park.

8. "Hymn" — Kesha

"I hope this is one of those songs that will find and connect with people who feel like outcasts," wrote the vocal bi singer/LGBT advocate in a vulnerable essay

9. "Body Wonder" — TWINKIDS

This queer pop duo is desperate for your love in their newest indie-pop single. "I don’t know how to fall if you let go of me."

10. "I Don't Want It At All" — Kim Petras

Trans singer released her first single, and the groovy pop track is a standout of the week if you can look past its production by the infamous Dr. Luke.

11. "Stronger Than You" — Estelle

Estelle released the music video for a song from the beloved LGBT children's show Steven Universe, and we can't help but relive the lesbian romance of its origins.

12. "'90s Remix" — Todrick Hall

Out star Todrick Hall relives the best songs of the '90s in this epic throwback mashup.

WerQ: The Playlist

WerQ is updated every Friday with LGBTQIA music. Find some awesome queer artists here, and check back in next Friday more.

Taylor Henderson is a pop culture nerd, music enthusiast, and equal opportunity stanFollow him on Twitter for more content like this. 

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Taylor Henderson

Taylor Henderson is a PRIDE.com contributor. This proud Texas Bama studied Media Production/Studies and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he developed his passions for pop culture, writing, and videography. He's absolutely obsessed with Beyoncé, mangoes, and cheesy YA novels that allow him to vicariously experience the teen years he spent in the closet. He's also writing one! 

Taylor Henderson is a PRIDE.com contributor. This proud Texas Bama studied Media Production/Studies and Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin, where he developed his passions for pop culture, writing, and videography. He's absolutely obsessed with Beyoncé, mangoes, and cheesy YA novels that allow him to vicariously experience the teen years he spent in the closet. He's also writing one!