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"Professionally, I think that having success you should pay back, use the fame you achieve to give voice to some that don’t have a voice."
Sean Paul Lockhart
"I used much of my background, the relationships in my past, and the way I feel about certain people to arrive at a genuine performance when making Caleb a real, whole person on camera."
"We have a wonderful relationship. I couldn't be here without him or doing any of this."
"There are so many great songs out there that speak to you or sound great in your voice so they feel good passing through your vocal cords."
"Brent Corrigan is still the breadwinner. He's a lot more patient and a lot more smiley than Sean."
"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."
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