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- Posted on Dec 16th 2009 12:00PM by John D. Luerssen
"At a time when social and sexual taboos were just starting to break down, Bowie as Ziggy created a world where the possibilities were limitless," former Culture Club singer Boy George told the magazine. "You could be whatever you wanted to be."
One hundred albums were ranked, with Tracy Chapman's 1988 eponymous disc, the Indigo Girls self-titled 1989 offering and Judy Garland's 1961 recording 'Judy at Carnegie Hall' also placing in the top five. Rufus Wainwright, Cyndi Lauper and Perez Hilton were among the 100 or so gay entertainers, writers and music industry professionals that were asked to name the ten most important discs of their lives.
The top 10 greatest, gayest albums, according to Out:
1. David Bowie: 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars' (1972)
2. The Smiths: 'The Smiths' (1984)
3. Tracy Chapman: 'Tracy Chapman' (1988)
4. Indigo Girls: 'Indigo Girls' (1989)
5. Judy Garland: 'Judy at Carnegie Hall' (1961)
6. The Smiths: 'The Queen Is Dead' (1986)
7. Elton John: 'Goodbye Yellow Brick Road' (1973)
8. Madonna: 'The Immaculate Collection' (1990)
9. Cyndi Lauper: 'She's So Unusual' (1983)
10. Antony and the Johnsons: 'I Am a Bird Now' (2005)