"We're here to tell you, you'd better make way
we're queer rockers in your face today!
we don't relate with Judy Garland
it's a new generation of music calling."
is a sub-genre overlapping Punk Rock
originating in The Eighties
which focuses on LGBT themes, especially sex and romance among homosexuals, cultural values, and intolerance towards LGBTI persons. While not all punk or post-punk bands that work with such themes consider themselves 'queercore', there have been several bands that have taken that moniker willingly. There is a strong overlap with the Riot Grrrl
, and Hardcore Punk
Notable Queercore bands include: