p1nkstar (left) and Y2K   photo by David Brendan Hall

Best Queer Pop Princesses

p1nkstar and Y2K

With early-Aughties aesthetics that evoke otherworldly dimensions, p1nkstar and Y2K are the pop princesses queer-kid you yearned for and queer-adult you still need. Each their own act, but who often collaborate and perform together, p1nkstar and Y2K are nightlife fixtures – queer or otherwise – performing hybrid music-conceptual shows, as well as campastic musicals like p1nky and the Kwane: Another Soup Opera!. Plus, the duo are fixtures at weekly queer dance party Cut Up!, regularly organize performance art showcases, and have even lent themselves to sexual health clinic ASHwell’s ads. Kiss kiss, bbs.



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