“My Mam knew I was a lesbian but no one else did. This song inspired me to tell my friends. Without it, I would have taken a lot longer to tell them and it would have taken me a lot longer to feel comfortable in my own skin.
When Lady Gaga played at the Metro Arena we were all playing ‘spot the straight person’. She’s such a massive icon for the LGBT community. This song is our anthem.”
Photo: Whiteleas, South Tyneside