Our boy Sufjan has never been expressly open about his sexuality outside of his lyrics here's looking at you, " Predatory Wasp of the Palisades "leading fans to often lovingly speculate whether his songs are gay or about God. This morning, he doubled down on the intention of "Love Yourself" in an essay posted to his Tumblrwhich reads like his most open declaration yet. In the first two sentences of the blog, he quotes both RuPaul and Jesus Christ.
Full recognition for same-sex couples is not just a question of equality, it is also a matter of justice. Today there are places where these expressions of love cause confrontation. But the potential for love is a human right and a legitimate way to pursue happiness.
A melting pot of immigrants, cultures and racial tensions, all policed by the LAPD, a corrupt, institutionally racist, arm of the US state, whose track record on race relations made the Metropolitan Police look like a collective of Guardian-reading bed-wetters as Rodney King would later discover. To then hear Rose spitting poison at blacks, immigrants and homosexuals was a punch in the face. Naive, too, maybe, was the belief that the rock and metal community was more tolerant, inclusive and humane.
The metal scene is marked by robust discussion of sexual orientation. Since the human sexuality analysis generally runs along the lines of "that band is fuckin' gay," it's no surprise that metal musicians who self-identify as gay are difficult to come by. If you know of any other out metal musicians, leave them in the comments.
Billboard has compiled a list of "25 Great Gay Moments in Music" to celebrate the beginning of Pride month. Click through for the full listand check out some notable moments below:. Watch Madonna's speech below:.
From January until March "Queer Music Heritage" was both a radio show and a website, and the goal of both was to preserve and share the music of our culture. It has become the resource on the net for the history of LGBT music. Each month's page gives the playlist and additional pages of info, and you can stream or download every show; there's over hours of programming available.
When it comes to musical taste, the only steadfast rule is that there's no accounting for it. Why Iggy Azalea and not Azealia Banks? Why do some countries gravitate toward certain singers and songs, sending them to the top of the pops, while other countries ignore them altogether?
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We're looking back at the trends that defined dance music in Next up, an inimitable club that pops up just once a year. What could be better than opening your eyes to a sea of tents on a Friday morning and knowing what the rest of the weekend has in store?