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"I never got permission! I've been making fun of my mom since I was a really young kid."
"I was concerned that no one would relate to it and all of the things going on in my head. Not everyone has this kind of story."
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore
"I think that the queer voices that mean something to me are almost always shut out of mainstream gay and straight discourse."
"f you have the good fortune of being a gay role model, I think that's great. But I would really rather be someone who is thought of as living my life in an authentic and transparent way."
"We definitely played with these elements and sprinkle in a little homo-eroticism here and there..."
"I kept trying to find words for the “la da da dee” part of the song. We couldn't find any words so we just left it in the song."
"I feel like I come from a queer family. I feel like I am a queer artist, like I've always been sort of queer adjacent."
"In terms of technically it’s really not that different. We use very professional crews and good production value and the cameras are pretty sophisticated, but creatively it’s different."
"I'm not saying that I'm an expert in the field but I know, in a different way, how it feels to be alien in your own skin."
"I think the popular audience responds to opera in that way because it's such an exciting form of singing. It's not something that necessarily comes naturally."
"I give them something that they know me for and also do something that's currently on the radio. I want people to enjoy themselves."
"I've been around so many people that don't care what a person's preference is so it is a beautiful thing to celebrate that with open arms and embrace it from a social stand point."
"Gracefully's songs didn't feel forced, were simplistic, but I feel like they work well together with a style that is fluid and not all over the place."
"When I first saw Design Star I said to myself, “I have to do this; I am a design star!”"
Lianne La Havas
"I am very much looking forward to us spreading the word about the record even though it has been out for a little while."
"It’s a powerful moment for me, one that transcends gender and sexuality and really speaks to the universal human emotions of desire, connection, rejection, and the emotional bravery that’s required..."
"I think we walk a fine line in our band where we are completely proud and comfortable and open about our sexuality."
"I used to get chased by older kids that had brothers that were gang members. I was scared of what they could do to me."
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