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dean_dem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-23-04 03:36 PM
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4. ...Because it had/ has heavy rotation at gay clubs....
Things like the Pet Shop Boys, or Erasure just had a large gay fanbase. I don't know about the whole Diva thing or Madonna being associated with "gay" music.
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  -Don't dump on music others like! (What makes "gay" music "gay"? thread) UdoKier  Nov-23-04 03:33 PM   #0 
  - What's 'alt-pop' and how does it differ from 'alt-rock'?  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:34 PM   #1 
  - alt pop is has some edge but is danceable, alt rock has an edge  petepillow   Nov-23-04 03:37 PM   #7 
  - Both are NOT really "alternative" anymore  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 03:38 PM   #9 
     - I wasn't picking on you, I was just curious.  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:39 PM   #10 
        - I know. Wasn't taking it personally.  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 03:41 PM   #15 
  - 3 things:  Plaid Adder   Nov-23-04 03:35 PM   #2 
  - it's gay (nt)  President Jesus   Nov-23-04 03:35 PM   #3 
  - ...Because it had/ has heavy rotation at gay clubs....  dean_dem   Nov-23-04 03:36 PM   #4 
  - Odd though that the PSB are 'gay', but New Order not.  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:37 PM   #5 
  - Well, the Pet Shop Boys actually are gay  Plaid Adder   Nov-23-04 03:38 PM   #8 
  - Of course, but from a musical standpoint, they are in the same pool.  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:40 PM   #12 
  - Nope. Are they one of those perky-voiced boy bands?  Plaid Adder   Nov-23-04 03:42 PM   #16 
     - No, they, if anything were the main inspiration for the PSB  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:44 PM   #21 
     - perky-voiced boy bands--AHHHHH!!!!!  Placebo   Nov-23-04 03:45 PM   #23 
  - You don't know who 'New Order' is?  Placebo   Nov-23-04 03:43 PM   #19 
     - Yes, I know who Depeche Mode is.  Plaid Adder   Nov-23-04 03:54 PM   #35 
  - New Order was never as closely linked to the Club scene as the PSB were  dean_dem   Nov-23-04 03:45 PM   #24 
     - That is true. They were the first non-gay band to play Heaven in London.  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:47 PM   #26 
  - One member of Erasure, Andy Bell is gay and out.  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 03:40 PM   #13 
  - Many gay people hate Madonna  donheld   Nov-23-04 04:13 PM   #37 
     - As a performer, she's okay  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 04:16 PM   #38 
        - As a celebrity, she's getting increasingly boring  donheld   Nov-23-04 04:47 PM   #49 
           - Hmm...And yet she chooses to make it our business.  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 05:01 PM   #50 
              - A name change has to be made public  donheld   Nov-23-04 05:18 PM   #51 
  - Well, also the tiny fact that ERASURE WAS THE GAYEST BAND EVER  janesez   Nov-23-04 03:42 PM   #18 
     - Interesting Erasure trivia....  dean_dem   Nov-23-04 03:47 PM   #27 
     - I know!  janesez   Nov-23-04 03:47 PM   #29 
        - And Stephen 'TinTin' Duffy was the original frontman for Duran Duran.  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:49 PM   #32 
     - I beg to differ.....remember Bronski Beat?  Susang   Nov-23-04 04:20 PM   #39 
        - Also, the Communards  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 04:25 PM   #41 
        - Loved the Communards  Susang   Nov-23-04 04:33 PM   #42 
           - Actually, there were more overtly gay bands in the 80s than now, it seems.  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 04:36 PM   #43 
              - That's true  Susang   Nov-23-04 04:44 PM   #47 
        - You're absolutely right--HIT THAT PERFECT BEAT BOY!!  janesez   Nov-23-04 04:38 PM   #45 
  - From the Gay 90's?  One_Life_To_Give   Nov-23-04 03:37 PM   #6 
  - I've Been Repeatedly Told That  ribofunk   Nov-23-04 03:39 PM   #11 
  - Funny how Husker Du aren't considered 'gay' music,  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:40 PM   #14 
  - Iron Maiden, either.  janesez   Nov-23-04 03:44 PM   #22 
     - Don't you mean Judas Priest?  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:47 PM   #28 
        - Of course I do.  janesez   Nov-23-04 03:48 PM   #30 
  - Gay Nightclub D-Jays?  arwalden   Nov-23-04 03:42 PM   #17 
  - It's this simple:  Cuban_Liberal   Nov-23-04 03:43 PM   #20 
  - gays- dance music - It's only a stereotype  donheld   Nov-23-04 03:45 PM   #25 
  - What gay bars have y'all been to lately?  sui generis   Nov-23-04 03:48 PM   #31 
  - If anything, we're challenging the stereotype  Wat_Tyler   Nov-23-04 03:50 PM   #33 
  - snarky? you used the word snarky in a sentence?  sui generis   Nov-23-04 04:37 PM   #44 
     - .  janesez   Nov-23-04 04:45 PM   #48 
  - They are not MY stereotypes.  UdoKier   Nov-23-04 03:54 PM   #34 
  - sorry - I read some of the other posts and replied to yours  sui generis   Nov-23-04 04:39 PM   #46 
  - Scot's on Montrose (Chicago)  Susang   Nov-23-04 04:21 PM   #40 
  - What I consider "gay"  ZoCrowes   Nov-23-04 03:57 PM   #36 

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