My daughter Lisa who at the age of 18 came out after years of isolation, bullying by her peers and teachers and total confusion of trying to understand why she lived in a world that rejected her! Critical Approaches to a Superhero and His Media. Christopher Isherwood A man who wrote and lived as if it were the easiest thing in the world, when actually for most of the time, it was the most difficult. Retrieved June 17, Garland's daughter Liza Minnelli would later follow in her mother's footsteps as a gay icon, as would fellow musical artist Barbra Streisand. They were richer for having her. David Bowie gave me some strength and power and most importantly made me feel good about myself and proud of who I am.
An archetypal gay icon is Judy Garland.
Who has been an inspiration in your life and why?
Archived from the original on April 1, In JuneMadonna urged her fans to support same-sex marriage in New Yorkposting the following message on her website: For example, Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas —who reached her peak in the s—became a gay icon because the uniquely compelling qualities of her stage performances were allied to a tempestuous private life, a sequence of unhappy love affairs, and a lonely premature death in Paris after her voice had deserted her. Asia's gay icon lives on 15 years after his death - BBC News". Matt Bellamy Muse For me, he was the first person who dragged me into the world of art.
I still hear people say that I should not be talking about the rights of lesbian and gay people and I should stick to the issue of racial justice Retrieved June 14, Archived from the original on May 19, Mannauthor of Gay Pride: Archived from the original on July 18, Archived from the original on January 2,