Nothing unlocks the potential of a song like a queer taking the reins, unlocking the hidden heart buried beneath the pomp and circumstance of straightness that envelops so much popular music. On the surface, so many songs are the same, the same opening salvo, hurried follow through, and rushed finale. But in the artful hands of those who understand the breadth of emotion, these songs soar to new heights, finding the highs and lows previously hidden from watchful eyes and keen ears.
I kissed a girl and I liked it changes when you know the kiss has left an indelible mark on its recipient. I’m crazy for feeling so lonely is a vibe we have all lingered in for far too long. And you want to tell me these songs are straight? Lol, ok.
So which of these songs — best known under a straight sign but transformed in the heat of an emotional guiding light of queerness — are you? Take this extremely serious quiz to find out BUT be warned, it’s all in good fun. What’s important is that we take the plunge.