Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Lou Reed: Sex and Gender Songs


Around the internet, the tributes to rock icon Lou Reed continue. en|Gender offered their own tribute with a selection of videos that deal with gender, sexuality, and transgender realities.

Great collection of songs.

Here is a audio-remastered video of Reed's classic, Walk on the Wild Side, from 1973.

Lou Reed: Sex and Gender Songs

Posted by helenboyd – October 28, 2013
  • He wrote “Walk on the Wild Side” which inspired a ton of trans people to say “Wait, what? That’s possible?” when it came to gender transformation. 
  • Then of course there’s “Venus in Furs”, too, which is a whole other thing altogether, but certainly of interest to a certain subset of y’all.

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