April 30th, 2013
I Wanna Be Your Lover
Prince
Prince

Why NBA Center Jason Collins is Coming Out Now

- 4/29/13, Sports Illustrated

I ain’t like those other guys you hang around

- I Wanna Be Your Lover; Prince

November 12th, 2012
Heavy Love
David Ruffin
Who I Am

Love on the March; reflections on the gay community’s political progress - and its future

- 11/12/12, The New Yorker

Oh why, tell me why have I been condemned to love only you / Why, tell me why can’t I spread my wings and fly above you to the world beyond

- Heavy Love; David Ruffin

September 8th, 2011
Everybody Loves Somebody
Frank Sinatra
This Is Sinatra, Volume Two

Tell: An Intimate History of Gay Men in the Military

- September 2011, GQ

Everybody finds somebody someplace / there’s no telling where love may appear

- Everybody Loves Somebody; Frank Sinatra

June 25th, 2011
I Love You More Than Words Can Say
Otis Redding
The Dock of the Bay

New York Allows Same-Sex Marriage, Becoming Largest State to Pass Law

- 6/24/11, The New York Times

I’ve got something to tell you, you should know / I just couldn’t wait for not another day

- I Love You More Than Words Can Say; Otis Redding

June 11th, 2011
Deep Shadows
Little Ann
Deep Shadows

Death by Tabloid

- June 2011, The Atlantic

He doesn’t know just how I feel / He don’t seem to care, but my love is real

- Deep Shadows; Little Ann

(h/t Oliver at Soul Sides)

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