Nearly a decade later, Michael came out publicly. There are disco classics featuring our favorite, big-voiced divas. There are the introspective slow jams that mirror our struggles with self-acceptance and social rejection. Even at its conception, this song was a gay anthem: Bush, the song took on a bigger meaning after Prop 8 -- an anti-gay marriage state constitutional amendment -- was passed in California. Sign up to receive it, and unlock our digital magazines.
After seeing three drag queens impersonate Ross at a New York discotheque, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards were inspired to write something for her gay fandom.
This track garnered three Grammy Award nominations for Lang, including song of the year and record of the year. Our newsletter hand-delivers its best bits to your inbox. Like what you see?
Bush, the song took on a bigger meaning after Prop 8 -- an anti-gay marriage state constitutional amendment -- was passed in California.