” Given that there was that era of girl group music and it’s still very popular, but I think if you looked at the chart from that time you would see many more men on it. Because the industry, they were catering to young girls. I mean, that’s what they thought their audience was. “


” I don’t know any other lifestyle. I get up in the morning and I really do feel that the world is my oyster, and I start that way, the same as I would if I were preparing to write a song: put a blank piece of paper up on the piano and you go for it. “


” I meet a lot of young people in the Midwest, and I saw what a difference a show like In the Life can make to their lives in some of these small towns where, you know, there are probably two gay people in the whole damn town. “


” Really you just gotta keep chugging along and keep a positive attitude and get through all the problems. You gotta face them, otherwise you don’t get through. “


” You can only bite off so much, so you gotta know what you want to do. “


” You know, the interesting thing about having traveled around the country as much as I have, and I think it’s sort of inadvertently what made me come out or at least begin doing things within the community and thinking more about that, was that I get to travel quite a bit. “


” I have to say that when I first started singing, I didn’t think it was a very noble profession. I worked for people like Robert Kennedy and I thought: ‘Wow, that’s what it’s about. That’s how you change the world.’ And then I watched that disintegrate in front of my eyes, and it was very discouraging. “


” I had an opportunity to meet Elvis, only once. It was at the MGM Grand. It was certainly not at the height of his career. No, it wasn’t at the height of his career, but it was still a thrill to see him and meet him anyway. You know? “


” On ‘Sullivan,’ you sang live. Not only that, you sang with a 40-piece band. So you had instruments that weren’t even on the original record! So this was when the rubber met the road – when you had to really learn how to perform. And it was for 10 or 12 million people. So that was a challenge. “


” I think that in many ways, gays are behind women and behind blacks, as far as rights go. But I always say, if you know one of us, it’s hard to hate us. “


” I wouldn’t go so far as to make ‘You Don’t Own Me’ a tango or ‘It’s My Party’ a hip-hop thing. Believe me, those things have been suggested to me. But I thought if I could stay true to the song, the arrangements would work. I’m really enjoying singing them. “



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Given that there was that era of girl group music and it
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I meet a lot of young people in the Midwest, and I saw what a difference a show like In the Life can make to their lives in some of these small towns where, you know, there are probably two gay people in the whole damn town.
Really you just gotta keep chugging along and keep a positive attitude and get through all the problems. You gotta face them, otherwise you don
You can only bite off so much, so you gotta know what you want to do.
You know, the interesting thing about having traveled around the country as much as I have, and I think it
I have to say that when I first started singing, I didn
I had an opportunity to meet Elvis, only once. It was at the MGM Grand. It was certainly not at the height of his career. No, it wasn
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I think that in many ways, gays are behind women and behind blacks, as far as rights go. But I always say, if you know one of us, it
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