Thursday, December 4, 2008

GAY, LESBIANS & BISEXUALS / TRANSEXUALS, TRANSVESTITES, DRAG QUEENS & CROSS-DRESSERS, LADYBOYS & ANDROGYNY IN MUSIC


Alleged gay music stars

Marc Almond (SOFT CELL)
Alexander Bard (ARMY OF LOVERS, VACUUM)
Andy Bell (ERASURE)
Desmond Child
Geoffrey Deane (MODERN ROMANCE)
Dr. Robert (THE BLOW MONKEYS)
Richard Fairbrass (RIGHT SAID FRED)
Mark Freehily (WESTLIFE)
Rob Halford (JUDAS PRIEST)
Dan Hartman
Elton John
Leee John (IMAGINATION)
Holly Johnson & Paul Rutherford (FRANKIE GOES TO HOLLYWOOD)
Gerard Joling (biggest hit in Hellas: Ticket To The Tropics, 1985)
Limahl (KAJAGOOGOO / solo hit: The Neverending Story, 1984)
Ricky Martin (MENUDO)
Morrissey (THE SMITHS)
Little Richard
Billy MacKenzie (THE ASSOCIATES)
Freddie Mercury (QUEEN)
George Michael (WHAM!)
Klaus Nomi (hit: Total Eclipse, 1981)
PET SHOP BOYS
Tom Robinson
Jimmy Somerville
(BRONSKI BEAT, COMMUNARDS)
Michael Stipe (R.E.M.)
Rufus Wainwright

&
gay icon VILLAGE PEOPLE (including gay mambers)


Alleged lesbian music stars

Melissa Etheridge
FOUR NON BLONDES (hit: What's Up, 1992)
INDIGO GIRLS (hit: Closer To Fine, 1989)
Janis Ian (hit: Fly To High, 1979)
Joan Jett (RUNAWAYS)
Janis Joplin
KD Lang

Queen Latifah
Horse McDonald (HORSE)
&
t.A.T.u. (although they stated that their relationship was a commercial trick)


Alleged bisexual music stars

David Bowie
Marlene Dietrich
Samantha Fox

Nelly Furtado
Sophie B. Hawkins
Mick Jagger
(THE ROLLING STONES)
Liberace
Madonna

Brian Molko (PLACEBO)
Pink
Lou Reed
(VELVET UNDERGROUND)
Skin (SKUNK ANANSIE)
Dusty Springfield


Alleged transexual music stars

Dana International
Amanda Lear
Catherine (Katrin) Quinol (BLACK BOX / performer)


Alleged transvestite, drags & cross-dressing music stars

Divine
RuPaul
Sylvester


Ladyboys in music

Pete Burns (DEAD OR ALIVE)
Boy George (CULTURE CLUB)
Marilyn


Androgyny looking music stars

Female:
Grace Jones
Annie Lennox (EURYTHMICS)

Male:
Antony Hegarty (ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS)
Michael Jackson
Jay Jay Johannson
Marilyn Manson
Dee Snider
(TWISTED SISTER)


Gay anthems (In alphabetical order):

All The Things She Said-t.A.T.u. (2002)
Diva-DANA INTERNATIONAL (1998)
Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)-ABBA (1979)
Glad To Be Gay-TOM ROBINSON BAND (1978)
I Love Men-EARTHA KITT (1984)
I Will Survive-GLORIA GAYNOR (1979)
I'm Coming Out-DIANA ROSS (1980)
It's Raining Men-THE WEATHER GIRLS (1982)
Outside-GEORGE MICHAEL (1998)
Smalltown Boy-BRONSKI BEAT (1984)
So Many Men, So Little Time-MIQUEL BROWN (1983)
Vogue-MADONNA (1990)
We Are Family-SISTER SLEDGE (1979)
Y.M.C.A.-VILLAGE PEOPLE (1978)
You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real)-SYLVESTER (1978)
You Think You're A Man-DIVINE (1984 / written by Geoffrey Deane)

Relevant list:
http://gayinfo.tripod.com/gaytop100.html

1 comment:

broccx said...

Nice! I always wondered about a few people listed here. thanks!