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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, honor sapphic love in all its forms with this curated playlist of 30 songs by queer artists. This genre-diverse collection of R&B, pop, indie, and country tracks delves into the beauty and complexities of love, lust and heartbreak, offering a fitting tribute to sapphic love. 


Honey – Kehlani 

Kehlani’s “Honey” serenades the listener with sultry R&B, detailing her relationship with another woman, its authenticity and pleasure, making it a steamy sapphic masterpiece.


Boyfriend – Dove Cameron

Don’t be fooled by the title. This song is queer as hell. 


Silk Chiffon – MUNA (feat. Phoebe Bridgers)

Revel in a joyful anthem of love, self-acceptance and the thrill of embracing one’s own sexuality in this playful tune.


WET – Lauren Sanderson

Satisfy your desires with this tantalizing sexy tune all about pleasure. 


Holy – King Princess 

Delve into the holiness of queer intimacy with King Princess’s signature seductive flair.


Sappho – Frankie Cosmos

In this ethereal and tender tune, Cosmos pays homage to the legacy of the legendary lesbian poet Sappho with a poignant question, “Is that Sappho you’re reading?” making it a touching and fitting tribute to lesbian love.


Only a Girl – Gia Woods

For those moments that remind you why you love women, this track is the perfect anthem. 


Gabby – The Internet (feat. Janelle Monáe)

This rhythmic tune explores the uncertainty of a relationship and the struggle to decide whether to stay or leave.


Space Girl – Frances Forever

Embrace your sweet gay crush with this quirky indie-pop tune that captures the whimsical essence of sapphic attraction.


Girls Like Girls – Hayley Kiyoko

If you are a girl who likes girls, this vibrant catchy tune is for you!


Body – Syd

Dive into the sensuality of sapphic love with this seductive R&B track, ideal for those intimate moments.


Loving Her – Katie Pruitt

Yes, sapphic country songs exist! This tune is all about the fearless pride in loving women.


PrettyGirlz – Willow Smith

Join Willow as she contrasts societal expectations for “pretty girls” and her own desires in this smooth tune.


Eugene – Arlo Parks

Tread the line between friends and lovers with this tune. 


Becky’s So Hot – Fletcher

For those jealousy-fueled moments, this pop lesbian heartbreak anthem is here.


Dancing On My Own – Robyn

The intersection of pep and heartbreak resides in this iconic track. 


girls girl girls – FLETCHER 

Discover and indulge in your queerness with this zealous spin on Katy Perry’s “I Kissed A Girl” 


Jenny (I Wanna Ruin Our Friendship) – Studio Killers 

If you have ever fallen for a friend, this energetic tune is for you. The song goes, “I wanna ruin our friendship, we should be lovers instead.” Relatable? I know, right. 


Sofia – Clairo

Release the clutches of judgment with this queer love ballad.


Talia – King Princess 

In a beautifully gut-wrenching fashion, this song details heartbreak and reminiscing on a past relationship.


Touch Me – Victoria Monét (feat. Kehlani)

Set the perfect mood for your next steamy session with this deliciously explicit queer tune. 


GAY 4 ME – G Flip (feat Lauren Sanderson)

This song features the angst and emotions surrounding being with someone struggling to accept their gayness and themselves. 


Girl – The Internet (feat. KAYTRANADA)

Revel in the smooth warmth of sapphic love and desire with this tune. 


Dancing to Nothing at All – The Greeting Committee

Lose yourself in a charming declaration of devotion with this sweet tune. 


Did You Come? – girl in red

That gut-wrenching urge to hear the details about what will break your heart, this jealous tune captures just that. 


She Plays Bass – Beabadoobee

Celebrate the excitement of a crush with this endearing tune as it explores the sweet fascination of a girl who plays bass.


Marceline – Willow Smith

Embark on a journey through a sci-fi world of queerness with this gentle tune that pays homage to the iconic show “Adventure Time.”


Kissing Lessons – Lucy Dacus

Experience the sweet and darling side of youthful queerness with this tune.


She Keeps Me Warm – Mary Lambert 

Indulge in a country feminine take on Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s “Same Love.”


Make Me Feel – Janelle Monáe 

This R&B queer tune is bound to invoke your sexiest desires. 


You can listen to the full playlist here.

Sylvia Miller
Sylvia Miller
Sylvia Miller is a freelance journalist and student at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, where she majors in Political Science and is an arts writer at the student-run newspaper, The Daily Cardinal. She is currently based in Chicago and Madison. You can find her at @sylvia__miller on Twitter.