Trans representation in media, LGBTQ+ spaces, and music has come a long way, but there’s still progress to be made. This unrelenting sentiment of inclusion and recognition is deeply embedded in Kat Cunning’s latest single Boys.
The artist openly calls for this normalisation and acceptance in their song as they sing outwardly for listeners to feel unashamed and seen.
Trans masculinity and trans acceptance echo throughout both the song and the music video, both visibly and lyrically. Following the release of the song, Kat posted an insight on YouTube as to what the single means to them. “The video was extremely important for me to make to spell out the true focus of the song because of the lyric’s subtlety.