Logan Lynn
 

▲▼▲▼▲▼ LOGAN LYNN ▼▲▼▲▼▲

  

Logan Lynn Interview on The Pride Review This Week

Logan Lynn Keith Haring

I was interviewed by The Pride Review this week. You can check out the original post HERE or keep reading below for the transcript.

From The Pride Review: (6/28/2012)

Who is Logan Lynn today?

I’m still trying to figure that out.

Was music your first love and who was your first human love?

Music and I have always loved one another. My first human love was a boy in high school. He was an 18 year old senior and I was a 14 year old freshman. I ended up having to move to Tennessee midway through the school year (without saying goodbye) when a Christian counselor I was made to see outed me to my parents and then said if they didn’t remove me from the school he would report the boy. So, I left the next morning. It was devastating. When I returned later that year, we picked up where we had left off, but he moved away for college after that summer and we didn’t see much of each other after that.

What can we learn from our first love?

I learned to keep my fucking mouth shut to Christian counselors.

What can we learn from music?

I’ve explored the deepest parts of myself through songwriting and have said things melodically that I never would have had the courage to speak. For me, it’s the most honest place.

How did you get into the music business and did you experience it as a fair playground?

I got signed originally in 1999 and my first record was released in 2000. Nothing really took for another few years, though. I’m pretty sure this “fair” you speak of doesn’t exist in any business, music or otherwise. I’ve been really lucky at times and down and out at others. It’s a tough business, and I’ve made a few really public fuck-ups over the years.

What are the experiences you feel like you had to go through and Read the rest of this entry »

Logan Lynn Interviewed by Accidental Bear This Week!

I chatted with the queers over at Accidental Bear this week. They interviewed me in advance of my new single “Turn Me Out”, which comes out this Tuesday (June 5th). We talked about love, being a whore, activism, loss, and a whole heaping mess of other stuff. Click HERE to check it out or you can read the transcript below.

From Accidental Bear (5/31/2012):

“Q & A With Lovely Ginger Logan Lynn Back From Two Year Hiatus: New Single “Turn Me Out” Out June 5th!”

Accidental Bear: Logan Lynn, musician and activist. What other things can you add to that list?

Logan Lynn: I generally just say Musician, Writer, and LGBT Activist when pairing it down.

A B: We are totally excited about your new single! Tell us a little about it?

Logan: It’s called “Turn Me Out” and is basically about me being a whore for the man I love. I worked with David Appaloosa from Portland pop group The Hugs on the musical part and Gino Mari produced it. We recorded it at The Country Club studios in Portland. After putting out that acoustic EP of love songs late last year I think everyone kinda figured I was working on an acoustic record, which I’m not. It’s nice to be coming back with a dirty, sweaty dance pop experience instead. I like to keep people guessing.

A B: If you were to win a fancy award at a Music Award show, who would you thank that have helped you to get you where you are today?

Logan: My partner, my dearly departed dog friend Dutch, and everyone who didn’t believe in me along the way. I’ve always found the disbelief of others to be highly motivating. Oh, and god…for fucking me over so hard.

A B: We have been following your involvement at the Q Center there in Portland and can say we are proud of the work you are doing. How did you get involved with the Q Center and what is it?

Logan: Thanks! Q Center is Portland’s LGBT community center. We work with all populations of queer people and have all types of programs and services. I got involved after a couple of my friends were gay bashed in 2010 and ended up giving the proceeds of “I Killed Tomorrow Yesterday”, my last studio album, to them as a result. In the years since I’ve worked on a variety of projects there. I think of myself as a radical queer, and this is what that looks like at the moment.

A B: We have noticed that you also write for the Huffington Post. How is that working out for you?

Logan: Great! It’s amazing to have a platform like Read the rest of this entry »

Logan Lynn: Willam Belli, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Rule Breaker – The Day After

(Originally Published on The Huffington Post on 3/21/2012)

Like many of you, I was shocked Monday night when, on RuPaul’s Drag Race, Ru announced that one of the contestants, Willam Belli, had broken the rules and was being disqualified from the competition. (That’s right. I love TV. Deal with it.)

Oddly enough, I had scheduled an interview with Willam last week, before the bomb dropped, for a second installment of my HuffPost blog “Queer Celebrities Need Love, Too,” but after watching the show I decided to throw out all those questions.

My chat with Willam from yesterday (the day after all the drama) is below.

Hey, Willam. Tough night, huh? What happened, girl?

Well, I checked the Internet to find out why I was disqualified, and this is what my NancyDruPaul skills could come up with:

  1. I was on heroin, and that’s how I was able to be so calm when Phi Phi yelled at me.
  2. I went out drinking the night before, and that’s why I vomited onstage.
  3. My favorite reason: I was on hormones to become a woman, and they found out during the lie-detector test — ’cause you can obviously see how delicate I’ve become, with all my soft features and this friggin’ man jaw.
  4. I apparently slept with Pit Crew Jason, because he’s in my new “Chow Down (at Chick-fil-A)” video.
  5. I enjoyed the Internet, or went shopping, or had sex with cast or crew.

The Internet thinks you’ve been really busy! Good times. You didn’t look very surprised when the announcement that you were being asked to leave the show was made. Had you been told in advance of the taping, or did you find out onstage?

Well, I was the one who admitted to the producers without prodding that I broke rules — multiple times, in fact. I wasn’t caught doing anything. One of the days just happened to be on a duet challenge, so I knew that it would be a going-down-in-a-blaze-of-glory moment should they choose to act on it (and they did). I’m glad they let me sing, though, because Latrice and I were the best, and her being partnerless in a duets challenge would’ve been weird. Read the rest of this entry »

Logan Lynn Interviewed on Out Loud Radio This Week! Listen Here.

Hey folks! I was the guest on Out Loud Radio this week chatting about life, love, music, activism, the church, and a whole bunch of other really gay stuff.

Have a listen HERE or download the MP3 of the show HERE.

xo
LL

Logan Lynn: Queer Celebrities Need Love, Too – An Interview with Matt Alber, Bruce LaBruce, Daniela Sea, Danny Roberts, Jackie Beat, Holcombe Waller, and Matthew Zink

(Originally Published on The Huffington Post – 1/17/2012)

In keeping with the theme of love, family, and relationship from my last post, I reached out to some famous friends to see what their thoughts were on the subject.

Singer/songwriter Matt Alber, filmmaker and photographer Bruce LaBruce, actor and musician Daniela Sea (from Showtime‘s The L Word), TV personality and activist Danny Roberts (from MTV‘s Real World: New Orleans), drag superstar and electrosleeze pioneer Jackie Beat, composer and singer Holcombe Waller, and “Charlie” Swimwear designer Matthew Zink all weighed in on the same five questions:

1. If you could sum up your concept of “relationships” in one word, what would it be?

2. What is your favorite love song of all time?

3. If you could choose any actor to play you in the movie version of your life, who would it be? What about them is you?

4. How has the relationship between your mother and father influenced your ideas about love and relationships?

5. What three qualities do you look for in a partner?

Here come their answers! (Drum roll please…) Read the rest of this entry »

LIVE RADIO INTERVIEW WITH LOGAN LYNN ON WINNIE COOPER’S “THE INTERVIEW SHOW WITH SCOTT WOOD” THIS WEEK!

I was interviewed by Scott Wood for “The Interview Show” this week in Canada. Have a listen over at Winnie Cooper by clicking HERE.

Happy listening, folks!

xo
LL



 

 

CONNECT














 

 

 

E-NEWS





 



 

VIDEOS


2014


2013





2012


2011


2010


2009



2007




2006




2000



 

 

RECORDINGS



FULL DISCOGRAPHY HERE



 

 

COMMENTS


  • Logan: Thanks Anthony! I promise to come to your neck of the woods when my record comes out next year, dear. xx
  • Anthony Bowen: Hey Logan! I love everything you do! Keep it up! P.s. Come to Phoenix??
  • Ritchie: Last year was mind blowing. This year’s lineup looks just as good if not better. Just got our tickets.
  • Jaime Keller: Congratulations on the mainstream discovering you. Bout time!
  • Jackie: Best cover ever.
  • kira: beautiful
  • George V.: Hooray you are playing NYC!
  • Logan: Thanks Flava Flav. ha ha ha
  • DeeJay FlavAFlav: P.R.E.T.T.Y.
  • Danielle: This kicks ass.