Hi friend, here is a tiny sampling of the stories coming your way in this week’s Xtra Weekly 🙋 newsletter. Let’s get to it!
THIS WEEK ON XTRA
👉Righteous sounds. From Big Freedia and Second Seasons to Kate Can Wait, Xtra contributor Caitlyn Stall-Paquet lines up 10 queer and trans artists whose music supports anti-racist and LGBTQ2 advocacy groups. [Xtra]
QUEER NEWS AROUND THE WORLD
👉On July 1, Russian voters approved a constitutional amendment that bans same-sex unions.
TBH, CULTURE IS QUEER 🤷🌈
👉 Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio is the first trans woman to grace the cover of Sports Illustrated 👙💋. Plus, Canada’s Drag Race eliminated contestant Kyne talks about the challenges for queens of colour on the show.
All these stories and much more in this week’s Xtra Weekly.
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