Manchester’s history of Queer Raving

Posted on Categories queermatterLabels , , , , , Leave a comment on Manchester’s history of Queer Raving

  For most queer men (and women) of a certain age(!) The Smiths were the definitive band of the 1980’s that started to really get the city of Manchester in the North of the UK noticed as a major force in music. In the same decade, the city also gave birth to other groundbreaking bands … Continue reading



Jake Shears and his first solo Album

Posted on Categories queermatterLabels , , , , Leave a comment on Jake Shears and his first solo Album

Jake Shears the openly gay Scissor Sisters frontman has had a very busy year already, and it is only May.  Fresh from his  Broadway debut where is starred in the Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, and hot on the publication of his memoir, Boys Keep Swinging, Shears is now about to  release his first solo album. This first … Continue reading



Be Steadwell sings Queer Love Songs

Posted on Categories queermatterLabels , , , Leave a comment on Be Steadwell sings Queer Love Songs

When it comes to love, black queer singer/songwriter Be Steadwell seems to like to do things in a slightly different order.  Her first album was called Breakup Songs, which she has chosen to full up with her first full studio album called “Queer Love Songs”.  We are not sure why she chose to release them in that order but … Continue reading



Whitney : Can I Be Me

Posted on Categories queertiquesLabels , , , , Leave a comment on Whitney : Can I Be Me

  With his new documentary on Whitney Houston one of the best selling pop singers of all time, Nick Broomfield with his co-director Rudi Dolezi, tries really hard not to sensationalize her life story, which is nigh on impossible given the facts of all the traumas and dramas that Houston was involved in.  They did … Continue reading



Jennifer Hudson joins UK TV’s The Voice

Posted on Categories queermatterLabels , , , , , Leave a comment on Jennifer Hudson joins UK TV’s The Voice

Saturday 7th January 2017 sees the Season Premiere of the UK TV’s The Voice with Jennifer Hudson installed as a new Judge. Here’s a clip of  the fabulous superstar singing with fellow coaches/judges Gavin Rossdale, will.i.am, Sir Tom Jones their rather stunning  rendition of the Queen & David Bowie  classic from 1981 called “Under Pressure.”    



Follow queerguru

Search This Blog


View queermatter By:

Categories

Newsletter