Meet Our Models

  Brittney Chantele  Born in Staten Island, NY and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Brittney is a  singer-songwriter , visual artist, poet, and activist. She has performed at numerous Pittsburgh venues, as well as The Vic Theater in Chicago. Past projects include the "Peace, Love, & Hope" Issue 1 poetry zine/chapbook and "Bittersweet Symphony" poetry EP. IG:  @brittneychantele

Brittney Chantele
Born in Staten Island, NY and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, Brittney is a singer-songwriter, visual artist, poet, and activist. She has performed at numerous Pittsburgh venues, as well as The Vic Theater in Chicago. Past projects include the "Peace, Love, & Hope" Issue 1 poetry zine/chapbook and "Bittersweet Symphony" poetry EP.
IG: @brittneychantele

  Emma Wickline  Emma is a nurse living in Pittsburgh. She is also attending a Master's of Nursing Education program full time and makes a mean vodka sauce! Her style can best be described as "Grandma Gay." IG:  @emmacolorful

Emma Wickline
Emma is a nurse living in Pittsburgh. She is also attending a Master's of Nursing Education program full time and makes a mean vodka sauce! Her style can best be described as "Grandma Gay."
IG: @emmacolorful

  Jan  é  ka Johnson   Janéka is a model and maker from Pittsburgh. Between welding, cosplay, wood working, and being a mom to Teagan, this gal stays busy! IG:  @janeko87

Janéka Johnson
Janéka is a model and maker from Pittsburgh. Between welding, cosplay, wood working, and being a mom to Teagan, this gal stays busy!
IG: @janeko87

  Dandy Hayes  Dandy is a professional model living just outside of Pittsburgh. In addition to modeling for Steer Queer, Dandy has also walked the runway at Rainbow Fashion Week in NYC and Queer Fashion Week in Oakland, CA, They are currently represented by  Creative Direction Artist Management . IG:  @dandy.hayes

Dandy Hayes
Dandy is a professional model living just outside of Pittsburgh. In addition to modeling for Steer Queer, Dandy has also walked the runway at Rainbow Fashion Week in NYC and Queer Fashion Week in Oakland, CA, They are currently represented by Creative Direction Artist Management.
IG: @dandy.hayes

  Cat Conley  Cat is a zine and jewelry maker and is the founder of Steer Queer. They are a contract assistant and organizer in addition to making products for the store and running day to day operations of Steer Queer. IG:  @steerqueeryall

Cat Conley
Cat is a zine and jewelry maker and is the founder of Steer Queer. They are a contract assistant and organizer in addition to making products for the store and running day to day operations of Steer Queer.
IG: @steerqueeryall

  Nicole Reider  When this Pittsburgh babe isn't reviewing  subscription boxes  she's posting #hamjamlifestyle looks on Instagram and trying to spend as much time with John Waters as possible! IG:  @theheftyhideaway   

Nicole Reider
When this Pittsburgh babe isn't reviewing subscription boxes she's posting #hamjamlifestyle looks on Instagram and trying to spend as much time with John Waters as possible!
IG: @theheftyhideaway
 

  Noah Riley  Noah, also known as  Glitter Grandpa , is a queer sewist and Health Promotion Specialist at Carnegie Mellon University. In addition to hand-sewing all of our custom boxers, he also repairs and updates vintage for the Steer Queer clothing shop! IG:  @glittergrandpa

Noah Riley
Noah, also known as Glitter Grandpa, is a queer sewist and Health Promotion Specialist at Carnegie Mellon University. In addition to hand-sewing all of our custom boxers, he also repairs and updates vintage for the Steer Queer clothing shop!
IG: @glittergrandpa

  Asia Lae  Asia is a performance and visual artist living in Pittsburgh. Recent works include  Bloodie Eye Contact  and  FolkLAB Presents: Femme, A New American Folk Tale . IG:  @asialae

Asia Lae
Asia is a performance and visual artist living in Pittsburgh. Recent works include Bloodie Eye Contact and FolkLAB Presents: Femme, A New American Folk Tale.
IG: @asialae

  Celeste Marie  Celeste is an activist and founder of Fat Femme and Fly 412, an organization that aims to take down fat shaming and promote self love for femmes of all genders. In her own words, "We are fat fly and femme! We are not a fetish! We are not to be hidden! We are loud and we are proud!" IG:  @fatfemmeandfly412

Celeste Marie
Celeste is an activist and founder of Fat Femme and Fly 412, an organization that aims to take down fat shaming and promote self love for femmes of all genders. In her own words, "We are fat fly and femme! We are not a fetish! We are not to be hidden! We are loud and we are proud!"
IG: @fatfemmeandfly412

  Avey Nelson  Avey is a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh, a writer at  QueerPGH , and creator of  Pittsburgh10 , a 2D RPG that "examines identity, interpersonal interaction, and affective spaces in a Western PA fever dream." IG:  @refillsare50cents

Avey Nelson
Avey is a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh, a writer at QueerPGH, and creator of Pittsburgh10, a 2D RPG that "examines identity, interpersonal interaction, and affective spaces in a Western PA fever dream."
IG: @refillsare50cents

  Nathan Zoob  Zoob is a lyrical singer/songwriting from Pittsburgh, PA by way of New York.  His music  has been described by Sound Scene Express as, " a highly articulate thoughtful take on the merger of folk and indie rock...Zoob’s  Curriculum Vitae  is an absolute pleasure." IG:  @itsazoob

Nathan Zoob
Zoob is a lyrical singer/songwriting from Pittsburgh, PA by way of New York. His music has been described by Sound Scene Express as, " a highly articulate thoughtful take on the merger of folk and indie rock...Zoob’s Curriculum Vitae is an absolute pleasure."
IG: @itsazoob

  Ryder Lythos  Ryder recently stepped away from a career in the medical field and into the world of warehouse logistics. They keep busy being very active in the community with social activism and volunteer work for many organizations. They also enjoy being physically active, spending much free time running, biking, hiking, kayaking, and doing yoga. IG:  @rogueryder11

Ryder Lythos
Ryder recently stepped away from a career in the medical field and into the world of warehouse logistics. They keep busy being very active in the community with social activism and volunteer work for many organizations. They also enjoy being physically active, spending much free time running, biking, hiking, kayaking, and doing yoga.
IG: @rogueryder11

  Doug Nuhfer   Doug is originally from Warren, PA but has fluttered his way down to Pittsburgh. He is a baker and woodworker and runs a vegan online bakery called  Fox Box !      

Doug Nuhfer
Doug is originally from Warren, PA but has fluttered his way down to Pittsburgh. He is a baker and woodworker and runs a vegan online bakery called Fox Box!

 

 

  MaVe Sam'i  MaVe resides in Pittsburgh and is co-owner of the music label Big Juicy Records. She is a vocalist, songwriter, actress, aspiring painter/visual artist & occasional model. Peep & purchase her visual works in a series of collaborative shows being exhibited at Zeke's Cafe in East Liberty, PA. For delicious soundbites visit her  Soundcloud  page!  Booking/Inquiries: mavesami[at]gmail IG:  @lulamae_crenshaw

MaVe Sam'i
MaVe resides in Pittsburgh and is co-owner of the music label Big Juicy Records. She is a vocalist, songwriter, actress, aspiring painter/visual artist & occasional model. Peep & purchase her visual works in a series of collaborative shows being exhibited at Zeke's Cafe in East Liberty, PA. For delicious soundbites visit her Soundcloud page!  Booking/Inquiries: mavesami[at]gmail
IG: @lulamae_crenshaw

  Leo Sideburns  Leo is a licensed barber, born and raised in Pittsburgh PA. They are a transgender queer performer who works with  The Junior Chamber of Commerce Player s (Pittsburgh’s official Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast) and the Birdcage Players. IG:  @sideburnsbarberpgh

Leo Sideburns
Leo is a licensed barber, born and raised in Pittsburgh PA. They are a transgender queer performer who works with The Junior Chamber of Commerce Players (Pittsburgh’s official Rocky Horror Picture Show shadowcast) and the Birdcage Players.
IG: @sideburnsbarberpgh

  Christin  Bongiorni  Christin is an animator, sculptor, performer, costume and fashion designer, crafter,  DIY queen , and artist living in Pittsburgh. Christin has also worked as an animator and content creator for Adult Swim’s  FishCenter Live .  IG:  @christbonbon   

Christin  Bongiorni
Christin is an animator, sculptor, performer, costume and fashion designer, crafter, DIY queen, and artist living in Pittsburgh. Christin has also worked as an animator and content creator for Adult Swim’s FishCenter Live
IG: @christbonbon
 

  HollyHood   HollyHood  is an MC, business owner, and witch living in Pittsburgh. In addition to writing and recording, Holly also produces a number of Pittsburgh's underground hip hop events and is dedicated to promoting the fact that hip hop is an art. In 2014, she founded  LOCAL 412 , an organization that produces and sponsors hip hop and art events. In 2017, she opened Arts & Crafts: Botanica & Occult Shop. IG:  @local412pgh ,  @hollyhood156 ,  @artsncraftspgh

HollyHood
HollyHood is an MC, business owner, and witch living in Pittsburgh. In addition to writing and recording, Holly also produces a number of Pittsburgh's underground hip hop events and is dedicated to promoting the fact that hip hop is an art. In 2014, she founded LOCAL 412, an organization that produces and sponsors hip hop and art events. In 2017, she opened Arts & Crafts: Botanica & Occult Shop.
IG: @local412pgh, @hollyhood156, @artsncraftspgh

  Alistair McQueen  Pittsburgher by way of NC, Alistair, also known as  Smokin' McQueen , is a boylesque dancer, filmmaker, and bartender. His company,  Smoke This Productions , has produced films, music videos, and comedy web series, including  The Nomi Darling Show . IG:  @smokinmcqueen

Alistair McQueen
Pittsburgher by way of NC, Alistair, also known as Smokin' McQueen, is a boylesque dancer, filmmaker, and bartender. His company, Smoke This Productions, has produced films, music videos, and comedy web series, including The Nomi Darling Show.
IG: @smokinmcqueen

  Lita D'Vargas  The  Burgh's Biracial Bardot  is a long-legged lady who can tease you into a tizzy or dance you 'til you're dizzied with delight! Not to be painted into a corner, this diverse, dancing dame also sings and creates little worlds of wonder! Come see! IG:  @lita.dvargas

Lita D'Vargas
The Burgh's Biracial Bardot is a long-legged lady who can tease you into a tizzy or dance you 'til you're dizzied with delight! Not to be painted into a corner, this diverse, dancing dame also sings and creates little worlds of wonder! Come see!
IG: @lita.dvargas

  Sarah Groomay  "Sarah is a proudly non-compliant, queer, nerdy, Jew(ish) intersectional feminist. This writer/performer and activist is a Pittsburgh native. Sarah spends her free time on grass-roots sex- and consent-education endevours, non-traditional theatre performance, costuming, and creating wearable head art. IG:  @liminalandlicentious

Sarah Groomay
"Sarah is a proudly non-compliant, queer, nerdy, Jew(ish) intersectional feminist. This writer/performer and activist is a Pittsburgh native. Sarah spends her free time on grass-roots sex- and consent-education endevours, non-traditional theatre performance, costuming, and creating wearable head art.
IG: @liminalandlicentious