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June is Pride Month and WYEP reached out to Pittsburgh-area LGBTQIA+ folks who are music fans, and asked them to spotlight one LGBTQIA+ artist or song that is personally meaningful to them. We’ll be sharing audio pieces throughout Pride Month on WYEP. Check back here for updates, as more selections will be added to this page as the month continues.
Produced by Rosemary Welsch and Brian Siewiorek.
The local actor and contributing writer to QBurgh talks about how Billy Porter impacted his life growing up in Pittsburgh.
The chef and owner of Black Radish Kitchen talks about The Indigo Girls, which was her first concert, and how the person she went with was instrumental in her coming out.
The DJ and artist talks about Scottish DJ and musician SOPHIE, who died earlier this year.
The Living Street musician talks shares how Tyler Glenn of Neon Trees inspired him with his stage presence and coming out story.
The Blue Moon bartender, also known as “Mildred the Lunch Lady,” talks about Divine, the ultimate drag queen and disco diva.
The Executive Director of the Hugh Lane Wellness Foundation, talks about singer-songwriter Chris Peruka.
The singer-songwriter discusses her hit song “I Kissed A Girl.”
The owner of Eons Fashion Antique and member of the Pittsburgh LGBTQIA+ Commission talks about the groundbreaking career of Sylvester.
The Pittsburgh’s Poetess and musician describes her love for Melissa Etheridge’s “Come to My Window.”
The mixed media artist and photographer talks about the first time he heard Grace Jones.