10 Songs Beaming with Gay Pride, in Honor of the DOMA Repeal
Melissa Fossum Adel and Eve and Adam and Steve at the 2013 Phoenix Pride
Section three of the Defense of Marriage Act was ruled unconstitutional Wednesday, marking a huge step forward for marriage equality. Thursday is the 44th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, giving the LGBTQ community and its allies plenty of reasons to celebrate.
No victory is complete without some music, so here are 10 songs to consider singing along to at the top of your lungs (lip synching is okay, too) in celebration of the DOMA ruling.
Scissor Sisters -- Let's Have a Kiki
According to the band, a "kiki" is "a party including good music and good friends, held for the express purpose of calming nerves, reducing anxiety and stress and generally fighting ennui. May involve locked doors, tea, and salacious gossip."
The kiki is now a mainstay in gay celebrations, so kiki until the sun comes up.
The Weather Girls -- It's Raining Men
Gay men and straight women can't complain about a deluge of hot men falling from the sky. The overturn of DOMA is another reason to shout "hallelujah" and embrace some fabulousness.
Diana Ross -- I'm Coming Out
Coming out is never easy, but as acceptance of the LGBTQ community grows, there is no shame in identifying as gay.