Heartcore Records is another label, whose bands have included The Little Deaths, Addicted2Fiction, Crowns On 45 and Ninja Death Squad.

These bands, many of whom are no longer together, constituted the 'second wave' of queercore bands which also included IAMLoved, Subtonix, Best Revenge, prettypony, and Fagatron from the U.

– Complaints about TV and radio services (which is regulated by Ofcom, ATVOD and/or the BBC Trust) – complaints about advertising (as that is regulated by the Advertising Standards Authority); – concerns about matters of taste/decency and due impartiality; – complaints about books; – complaints about ‘user generated content’ (i.e.

The first issue was released in 1985, with a manifesto entitled "Don't Be Gay" published in the fanzine Maximum Rockn Roll following soon after; inspiring, among many other zines, Holy Titclamps, edited by Larry-bob, Homocore by Tom Jennings and Deke Nihilson, Donna Dresch's Chainsaw, and Outpunk by Matt Wobensmith, these last two later functioning as music labels.

These zines, and the movement, are characterised by an alternative to the self-imposed ghettoization of orthodox gay men and lesbians; sexual and gender diversity in opposition to the segregation practiced by the mainstream gay community; a dissatisfaction with a consumerist culture, proposing a DIY ethos in its place in order to create a culture of its own; and opposition to oppressive religious tenets and political repression. D.s editors released the first queercore compilation, J.

Although organizer Steve La Freniere was stabbed outside the venue at the end of the night, he quickly recovered and the event was deemed a success. These Spew events also included musical performances by queercore bands. In Chicago, Mark Freitas and Joanna Brown organized a monthly "Homocore" night that featured queercore bands performing live, offering a stable venue for the scene to proliferate; most of the bands mentioned played at Homocore Chicago.

Among the better-known bands from the early 1990s are Fifth Column, God Is My Co-Pilot, Pansy Division, Pedro, Muriel and Esther (PME), Sister George, Team Dresch, Tribe 8, and Mukilteo Fairies. As well, as Amy Spencer notes in DIY: The Rise of Lo-Fi Culture, "Through Homocore events, they aimed to create a space for men and women to be together, as opposed to the sense of gender segregation which was the norm in mainstream gay culture – They attacked the idea that due to your sexuality you should be offered only one choice of social scene..." In 1992 Matt Wobensmith's zine Outpunk also became a record label, and began to release its own queercore compilations, singles, and albums, and was crucial to the development of queercore.

It was also at this time in the early 1990s that Riot Grrrl emerged.

"In many ways the angry- girl genre owes its existence to punk homocore 'zines..." writes Emily White in Rock She Wrote.As these bands gained popularity and awareness of the movement grew, zines began appearing from around the world; The Burning Times from Australia, and P. The first recordings by Tribe 8 and Pansy Division were released by the label.Some of the bands appearing later in the mid-1990s on the label include Sta-Prest, Cypher in the Snow and Behead the Prophet, No Lord Shall Live.D.s Top Ten Homocore Hit Parade Tape, a cassette which included bands from Canada, such as Fifth Column; Nikki Parasite, Big Man, and Bomb from the U.S.; from England, The Apostles, Academy 23 and No Brain Cell; and, from New Zealand, Gorse. Other early queercore bands included Anti-Scrunti Faction, who appeared in J.Queercore groups encompass many genres such as hardcore punk, electropunk, indie rock, power pop, No Wave, noise, experimental, industrial and others.