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Topline: Bounce artist Big Freedia and model Valentina Sampaio

Here’s what to expect from "Xtra Weekly," July 17

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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.

GIFBOX

And here’s a little gif for you. Start your weekend with some bounce.

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