A Little Pride Music

I was literally brought out of the closet and into a fully gay life with this 12 inch single permanently on the turntable in the first house I shared with my first lover, and a night on a gay club’s dance floor in the early 1980s wasn’t complete with a twirl to this fabulous number.

Festival – Don’t Cry For Me Argentina – 1979

A Little Pride Music

Way back when he was but a wee beard, Fearsome remembers this tune from one of the very first drag shows he ever attended, if not the first. Carolyn Sue Wilson could tear this one up. Even Ms. Ross herself would have been envious.

Diana Ross – The Boss (Dimitri from Paris Remix) – 1979

1969-2019

It has now been just over 50 years since the raid of The Stonewall Inn.

We’ve come a long way.

Now isn’t the time to turn back.

Live, love, hope and vote like your life depends on it. Because? Because your life and freedoms actually do depend on your participation, on your vote.

Happy San Diego Pride Y’all!

Gay Anthems!

This Gloria Gaynor version of I Am What I Am, although released in 1984 after I came out as a homosexual, was the first tune that I fully understood to be a Gay Anthem. Today it remains a classic.

Gay Anthems!

Hands down Fearsome Favorite Ever Gay Anthem is ….drum roll…

Boys Town Gang – Remember Me / Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – 1981 – featuring Cynthia Manley

If one ever wanted to catch a glimpse of what tune could really get a young me on the dance floor then one would push play. Oh …and before pushing play, check to make sure there is enough room to dance a bit right where you are wherever you may be.

Above is the best copy I can find of the original 12” dance track that stayed permanently on my turntable back in the day. Enjoy!

Happy Pride Y’all!

XO