Out’s Top 100 Gayest Albums

Here is Out Magazine’s top gay albums of all time. Why Nirvana’s Nevermind is on this list, I’ll never know. They note:

To create our list of the 100 Greatest, Gayest Albums of All Time, we polled more than 100 actors, comedians, musicians, writers, critics, performance artists, label reps, and DJs, asking each to list the 10 albums that left the most indelible impressions on their lives. After receiving responses from Boy George, Rufus Wainwright, Cyndi Lauper, the Indigo Girls’ Amy Ray, Candis Cayne, Perez Hilton, Nate Berkus, Jake Shears, John Cameron Mitchell, Wilson Cruz, Justin Bond, Darren Hayes, Junior Vasquez, Bruce Vilanch, Janis Ian, the Cliks, Ari Gold, Holly Johnson, and a slew of others, we tallied the results to determine our top-100 list.

100. The Beatles “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”
99. Joni Mitchell “For The Roses”
98. Ferron “Testimony”
97. Janis Ian “Between The Lines”
96. Nick Drake “Bryter Layter”
95. Culture Club “Kissing To Be Clever”
94. Hair Original Broadway Cast “Hair”
93. Sade “Lovers Rock”
92. Morrissey “Viva Hate”
91. Grace Jones “Nightclubbing”
90. Kate Bush “The Kick Inside”
89. Fifth Column “To Sir With Hate”
88. Hüsker Dü “Zen Arcade”
87. Madonna “Confessions On A Dance Floor”
86. Madonna “Madonna “
85. Nina Simone “Anthology “
84. Cyndi Lauper “True Colors”
83. Bette Midler “The Divine Miss M “
82. Cher “Believe”
81. Scissor Sisters “Ta-Dah”
80. Rufus Wainwright “Want One “
79. T. Rex “Electric Warrior”
78. Various “The Rocky Horror Picture Show Soundtrack “
77. New Order “Substance”
76. Ani DiFranco “Imperfectly “
75. Carole King “Tapestry”
74. Michael Jackson “Off the Wall “
73. Various “Fame Soundtrack”
72. Donna Summer “Once Upon a Time “
71. Elton John “Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy “
70. Rent Original Broadway Cast “Rent “
69. Frances Faye “Caught In The Act “
68. Nirvana “Nevermind “
67. Hüsker Dü “Candy Apple Grey “
66. Soft Cell “Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret “
65. Le Tigre “Le Tigre”
64. Patti Smith “Easter “
63. Björk “Debut “
62. Jeff Buckley “Grace”
61. Sleater-Kinney “Dig Me Out”
60. R.E.M. “Automatic For The People “
59. Bronski Beat “The Age of Consent “
58. Liz Phair “Exile in Guyville”
57. Prince “Dirty Mind”
56. Team Dresch “Personal Best”
55. David Bowie “Diamond Dogs”
54. Tori Amos “Little Earthquakes”
53. Culture Club “Colour By Numbers “
52. Kate Bush “Hounds of Love”
51. Frankie Goes To Hollywood “Welcome to the Pleasuredome “
50. Rufus Wainwright “Poses”
49. Patti Smith “Horses”
48. Cris Williamson “The Changer and the Changed”
47. The Magnetic Fields “69 Love Songs”
46. Madonna “Ray of Light”
45. Bikini Kill “Pussy Whipped “
44. Pet Shop Boys “Very”
43. Prince “Purple Rain”
42. ABBA “Gold”
41. Melissa Etheridge “Yes I Am “
40. Pet Shop Boys “Behavior “
39. Laura Nyro And Labelle “Gonna Take A Miracle”
38. Dusty Springfield “Dusty In Memphis”
37. Blondie “Parallel Lines “
36. Madonna “Erotica”
35. Yaz “Upstairs At Eric’s “
34. Donna Summer “Bad Girls”
33. The Smiths “Hatful Of Hollow”
32. The Smiths “Meat Is Murder”
31. Sarah McLachlan “Fumbling Towards Ecstacy “
30. Diana Ross “Diana “
29. Pet Shop Boys “Actually “
28. Queen “The Game”
27. Eurythmics “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”
26. Scissor Sisters “Scissor Sisters”
25. k.d. lang “Ingénue”
24. Sylvester “Living Proof”
23. Deee-Lite “World Clique”
22. The Gossip “Standing In The Way Of Control “
21. David Bowie “Hunky Dory”
20. Queen “A Day at the Races “
19. The B-52s “The B-52’s”
18. George Michael “Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. I”
17. Lou Reed “Transformer”
16. Queen “A Night at the Opera “
15. George Michael “Faith “
14. Erasure “The Innocents”
13. Ani DiFranco “Dilate”
12. The Velvet Underground & Nico “The Velvet Underground & Nico”
11. Various “Hedwig And The Angry Inch Soundtrack”
10. Antony And The Johnsons “I Am A Bird Now”
9. Cyndi Lauper “She’s So Unusual”
8. Madonna “The Immaculate Collection”
7. Elton John “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road”
6. The Smiths “The Queen is Dead”
5. Judy Garland “Judy at Carnegie Hall”
4. Indigo Girls “Indigo Girls”
3. Tracy Chapman “Tracy Chapman”
2. The Smiths “The Smiths”
1. David Bowie “The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars”