OUT Magazine Features '100 Greatest Gayest Albums'; RENT, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW and HAIR ('68) Make it in the Original Cast or Soundtrack Division

By: Sep. 04, 2008
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Out.com is currently featuring a list of 'The 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums of All Time." Surprisingly, the only theater albums to make the list were RENT, THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW and HAIR ('68) it in the Original Cast or soundtrack division.

The article states, "To create our list of the 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums of All Time, we polled more than 100 actors, comedians, musicians, writers, critics, performance artists, label reps, and DJs, asking each to list the 10 albums that left the most indelible impressions on their lives. After receiving responses from Boy George, Rufus Wainwright, Cyndi Lauper, the Indigo Girls’ Amy Ray, Candis Cayne, Perez Hilton, Nate Berkus, Jake Shears, John Cameron Mitchell, Wilson Cruz, Justin Bond, Darren Hayes, Junior Vasquez, Bruce Vilanch, Janis Ian, the Cliks, Ari Gold, Holly Johnson, and a slew of others, we tallied the results to determine our top-100 list. You’ll notice we expanded the catalog to include not only records by queer musicians but also any records that have had relevance to those voting. While albums by Elton John, k.d. lang, George Michael, Pet Shop Boys, and Ani DiFranco appeared time and again on the lists, many celebrities included what they consider gay masterpieces by mostly straight acts like ABBA, Donna Summer, and, of course, Madonna."

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Out Magazine is a popular gay men's fashion, entertainment and lifestyle magazine was founded by Michael Goff in 1992 and quickly became the highest circulation of any gay monthly publication in United States. In April of 2008 the company merged with LPI whose other publications include The Advocate, HIV Plus, and The Out Traveler.