Best Gay Pride Songs

Songs can be considered ‘gay’ or ‘lesbian’ for a few reasons. They may be about gay people, they may be huge hits in the gay community, or they may have a gay subtext. But when it comes to Gay Pride, Somewhere Over the Rainbow or Relax just doesn’t work. So, we went searching for songs that are good for Gay Pride celebrations, and we found a simple but good list of 16 on About.com called 15 Essential Dance Songs to Celebrate Pride With. Comments? Additions? Thoughts? Let us know below.

  1. Sister Sledge – We Are Family
  2. MFSB – Love is the Message
  3. Ultra Nate – Free
  4. Book of Love – Pretty Boys and Pretty Girls
  5. Carl Bean – I Was Born this Way
  6. Gloria Gaynor – I Am What I Am
  7. Bronski Beat – Smalltown Boy
  8. Sylvester – (You Make Me Feel) Mighty Real
  9. Johnna – Pride
  10. Book of Love – Boy Pop
  11. C&C Music Factory – Pride (A Deeper Love)
  12. Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
  13. George Michael – Freedom ’90
  14. Barry Harris / Pepper Mashay – I Got My Pride
  15. Village People – Go West
  16. Tom Robinson Band – Glad to Be Gay