13 Queer Songs Your Favorite Artists Released This Week

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Taylor Henderson

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

1. "Feel Good" — Neon Trees 

Neon Trees is back with a "Feel Good" single. Out lead singer Tyler Glenn opened up about the meaning of the song in a letter describing how depression influenced the dance anthem and dedicates the track to his fans.

2. "Younger Now" — Miley Cyrus

The bisexual pop star is getting ready for her album release with a brand new music video showing the importance of growth and change. 

3. "Problems" — Lil Peep

Having come out just weeks ago, bisexual emo/rapper Lil Peep opens up about relationships with men on his new album. 

4. "Mourning Sound" — Grizzly Bear

A wedding gone wrong puts female empowerment at the forefront of this eclectic music video from Grizzly Bear. Lead by gay frontman Edward Droste, male butts are littered throughout the video for some reason, but you won't catch us complaining.

5. "What About Us" — P!nk

P!nk is back with a powerhouse of a queer, political anthem, "What About Us." The video features two male dancers dealing with the turbulence of love and jaw-dropping choreography.

6. "Gon Blow" — Cakes da Killa

New Jersey rapper Cakes da Killa vogues the haus down boots with this bass-heavy club kid track.

7. "Ooga Boo" — Cher

Cher casually released a banger for a kids television show earlier this week, and it's surprisingly good... 

8. "1-800-273-8255" — Logic, Alessia Cara, Khalid

Logic tells a heartbreaking story of gay love, depression, and suicide with his aptly titled track "1-800-273-8255."

9. "Hot Water" — Baum

Queer singer Baum takes us with her on a journey of sexual discovery with this groovy indie track.

10. "Water Me" — Lizzo

Lizzo explores the beauty of Black and femme with this feel-good track about self-love. 

11. "Emotional" — Kesha

With her most emotional release yet, Kesha talks about going to rehab, heartbreak, and depression in this exclusive Japanse Rainbow bonus track.

12. "Paradise (Acoustic)" — MNEK

The out singer released a breathtaking acoustic version of his brand new track, and I dare you not to shed a tear.

13. "Jump" — Nakaya

This queer singer bravely jumps in unfamiliar waters in this wavy indie-electronic single.

Bonus Track: "Ritual" — Wrabel, Marshemllo

Wrabel misses the ritual of an old flame in this dancey EDM track with Marshemello.

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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