Quirk explains that Crawford appealed to gay men because they sympathized with her struggle for success, in both the entertainment industry and in her personal life. Rivers' frank and sharp use of wit and insults largely turned toward herself made her an instant gay icon. Donna Summer was a prominent gay icon of the underground gay disco scene. The first gay icon of the s underground gay disco scene was the "Queen of Disco" Donna Summer , whose dance songs became anthems for the clubbing gay community , and her music the back beat to the battles of the gay rights movement of the s.
What I Wore is a bi-weekly series about living, loving, and celebrating black femme fashion and confidence. I miss my mama and daddy. I often do around this time of year. I grew up in a Christian household — my dad is a pastor, my mama is a minister and an all-around badass, and Easter is pretty huge for us.