This category is for musicians who publicly identify themselves, or who have been reliably identified, as gay men. Please note that lesbian, bisexual and transgender musicians have separate categories which can be found under categorylgbt musicians. Merritt has been dubbed the most miserable man in rock due to his bitter, ironic, and often humorous take on love. Rocker jobriath became the first out gay musician signed to a. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (lgbt) musicians are those who adhere to our policies on sourcing their gender and sexuality (see wikipediawikiproject lgbt studiesguidelines for more information) and are also categorized as musicians. 16 lgbt musicians who are shattering stereotypes and making it big. Vice on being gay and black in the dance and rock worlds, in which he. in 2011, we compiled a list of the top 50 gay male musicians. Mercury was the front man for the rock band queen, who had huge hits in the 1970s and 80s with songs like we are the champions and bohemian rhapsody. Mercury was open about being a bisexual by the mid-1980s, but did not discuss his personal relationships in great detail. From roughly 1940-1967, the openly gay composer and pianist helped duke ellington craft his greatest hits,. The 50 best gay songs to celebrate world pride photograph courtesy hunter abrams get ready to celebrate with these 50 gay songs and anthems to stir the heart and move the hips. Undeniably one of the most important and influential gay music acts in the last twenty years, pansy division pioneered the queercore genre long before other gay musicians had the confidence to come out of the closet, and without major record label support or mainstream radio airplay.