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LGBTQIA+ in Rock: Home

LGBTQIA+ in Rock

"The LGBTQIA+ community has long been a part of the rock & roll story.

"Whether out or not, their perspectives and experiences have helped shape rock & roll. In more recent decades, artists have used their music as a vehicle to support the community and champion rights." Find more in Rock Hall EDU's Pride Collection.



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The following terms will help you identify relevant materials in our library catalog. To broaden your search to libraries worldwide, select that box on the left side of the results screen on a computer or under Group & Refine This Search on a mobile device.

Books About LGBTQIA+ Music

Spotify Playlist by Rock Hall EDU


Interview with Melissa Etheridge

Laura Jane Grace Tells the Story of Burning Her Birth Certificate in North Carolina

A Brief History of Transgender People in Popular Music

Love Me Like You Should: the Brave and Bold Sylvester

Shamir Explains the History of the Word 'Agender' | InQueery | them



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