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- Strong Love : Songs Of Gay Liberation 1972-1981

Most of these songs were written at a time when coming out was not just career suicide but downright dangerous.

May 1st 2012 | Label: Chapter Music
There's a little bit of gay in everyone today/So why not let it out is what I say,” offer gay activists Everyone Involved on their anthemic folk tune, A Gay Song, one of the earliest examples of gay liberation on Strong Love: Songs Of Gay Liberation 1972-1981 (Chapter). It's a predominantly folk affair, though there are elements of disco, rock and even country, compiled from mostly self-released, long-forgotten recordings. While there's some humour and debauchery, it's the sincerity that will touch you. Most of these songs were written at a time when coming out was not just career suicide but downright dangerous.

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