Out And Over It

Boy George has exactly the right attitude about being openly gay:

I don't think of myself as a gay pop star. There are gay pop stars who are totally obsessed with being gay, but I've never been one of those. I love straight people; it takes two of them to make one of us! I've never had that kind of separatist attitude about "gay" and "straight". I love being gay and I support gay culture, but I don't think of myself as being a solely gay artist. [...]

Today's gay pop stars are out of the closet, but they don't express anything about their sexuality. They don't ever use the word "he" in their songs. They think they don't need to, because they think everybody loves them, and they think they're all accepted. You see, they've been lulled into this false sense of security! (Laughs) When I write a song about a boy, I'm not thinking about the radio or any of that; I'm thinking about what I feel. You'll see that in my show.