Fascinating conversation on David Bowie and Prince and their differences from the “norm.” Bowie’s androgyny and Prince’s masculine and feminine clothing. Prince and Bowie and how they paved the way for modern artists like Janelle Monae. Leading up to Janelle Monae’s gender performance, and why it’s important! Monae sports a tux or a suit, but also rocks dresses and skirts. Monae interlocks the masculine and the feminine. Riveting discussion on Monae’s work and dress, “categorize me, I defy every label.”

Hosted by: Hanna Marshall and Noah Patterson
Graphic by: Randi Flick
Edited by: Marie Drasic

Created by ENG 494 students at Ball State University, the InQueeries & Theories series focuses on topics pertaining to the LGBTQ+ community, including literature, movies, music, television shows, recent news, pop culture, etc.


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