The film, music and interactive tech festival SXSW will be wrapping up this week, but there are still screenings and performers worth catching appearing through March 16. Check out some highlights to add to your schedule.
Mary Lambert, the Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter behind the chorus of Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' hit "Same Love," and her own full track extension "She Keeps Me Warm," performed on Z100's Elvis Duran and the Morning Show today before joining Duran for an interview with Good Day NY.
Marriage Equality USA has released a public service announcement (PSA) in music video form, called SHE4MarriageEquality, or SHE4ME. Paired with the song "SHE," written and performed by Jen Foster, the video follows the lifelong love story of two young women, played by Gabrielle Christian and Nicole Pacent. You may recognize one of the brides...
Lately, Ingrid has gained recognition in a new realm, as an LGBT ally. Her newest song "Girls Chase Boys" has been recognized for bending the gender binary as well as for recognizing same-sex relationships in an inclusive lyric. GLAAD got an exclusive interview with Ingrid about using music to be an ally and where her art is headed with her upcoming album, Lights Out.
Kiwi Time, one of San Francisco's most popular & spirited indie-rock / pop bands, is donating proceeds to and raising awareness for Uprising of Love, a coalition whose mission is to give Russian LGBT activists a voice and provide the financial resources to fight discrimination.