LGBT-related songs - Vol. II

Created by Alma Barroca on 24 Nov 2021 | Last edited by Alma Barroca on 17 Jan 2022
LGBT-related songs - Vol. II

Songs that are LGBT+-related people in its thematics, issues, characters, etc. Of course, this is meant to be a positive, happy collection. Offensive songs won't even be considered - however, songs that are more serious or dark will be allowed, after all, not everything is happiness.

Open for suggestions.

➡️Vol. I can be found here.

Most (if not all) songs by GA31 praise lesbian women.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  GA31

Translations:  EnglishGermanRussianUkrainian

Most (if not all) songs by GA31 praise lesbian women.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  GA31

Translations:  EnglishEsperantoItalianSpanish

Most (if not all) songs by GA31 praise lesbian women.

Song languages:  English, Portuguese

Artist:  GA31

Translation:  English

Most (if not all) songs by GA31 praise lesbian women.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  GA31

Translation:  English

Song has been widely taken as a pro-gay anthem.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Lady Gaga

Translations:  ArabicBulgarianCatalanChinese   27 more

Song language:  French

Artist:  Dalida

Translations:  ArabicArmenianCatalanEnglish   17 more

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Dalida

Translation:  English

Song language:  German

Artist:  Marcus Wiebusch

Translations:  EnglishFrenchHungarianPolish

Song language:  Spanish

Artist:  Kumbia Queers

Translation:  German

Song language:  Russian

Artist:  Mara (Russia)

Translation:  English

Song language:  Romanian

Artist:  Pepe

Translations:  EnglishItalian

Song language:  English

Artist:  The Smiths

Translations:  DutchFrenchGreekPortuguese   4 more

Song language:  English

Artist:  Tegan and Sara

Translations:  GermanGreekSpanishTurkish

Song language:  French

Artist:  Mylène Farmer

Translations:  CroatianEnglishIPAItalian   3 more

Song language:  Spanish

Artist:  Becky G

Translations:  ArabicBulgarianCroatianCzech   17 more

Song language:  Ukrainian

Artist:  Irina Bilyk

Translations:  BelarusianEnglishRussian

A transexual narrates her journey to get her body resemble her true self.
Based on the story of Fernanda Farias de Albuquerque.

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Fabrizio De André

Translations:  EnglishFrenchPortuguese

Gay people have a right to love just like everybody else, even if the world is still lagging behind.

Song language:  French

Artist:  Marie-Mai

Translations:  CatalanDanishEnglishGerman   9 more

A gay person has a right to love and be happy, no matter what people and family say.

Song language:  French

Artist:  Calogero

Translations:  CatalanEnglishFinnishGerman   9 more

A man is struggling with depression, and he's hurting because his dreams are fading away.
He happens to be gay, though that's not the point of the song.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Scott Alan

Translation:  Italian

Deep love between men is legit, no matter whether it has sexual connotations or it's just friendship.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Chester See

Translation:  Italian

An ode to homosexuals, rendered through the naive/parodistic views of a (fake) former homophobic.

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Checco Zalone

Translation:  English

Ménage à trois with a woman and two men; despite the initial reluctance, the man enjoys it too.

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Renato Zero

Translations:  EnglishFrenchGreek

Song language:  English

Artist:  FLETCHER

Translation:  Greek

A man escapes his repressed and unhappy life to follow his own nature.

Song language:  Lombard

Artist:  Luciano Ravasio

Translations:  EnglishIPAItalianJapanese

Song has been widely taken as a pro-gay anti-bullying anthem.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Pabllo Vittar

Translations:  EnglishHebrewIPAItalian   2 more

This singer is transgender and the song is meant to represent him coming out.

Song language:  Japanese

Artist:  melancholiaah!

Song language:  English

Artist:  Modern Rocketry

The singer is telling a woman to open her eyes and start realising her soon-to-be husband is struggling with his sexual orientation and convincing himself of being straight. He basically tells her, he's in love with her man.

Song language:  Vietnamese

Artist:  Trúc Nhân

Translation:  English

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Ermal Meta

Translations:  EnglishFrenchJapanese

Song language:  English

Artist:  Tom Robinson Band

Song language:  English

Artist:  Maxine Feldman

Song language:  English

Artist:  Rod Stewart

Translations:  ArabicDutchGermanSpanish

Song language:  English

Artist:  The Rubettes

Translation:  German

Song language:  English

Artist:  Steven Grossman

Translation:  German

Song language:  English

Artist:  Alix Dobkin

Translation:  German

Although the topic is dealt with in a veiled way, this song is about of homosexual eroticism

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Enzo Jannacci

Translation:  English

Song language:  English

Artist:  Gossip

Translation:  Hungarian

The topic here is the sexual identity of a girl during childhood.

Languages:  French → English

Created by purplelunacy on Sunday, December 19, 2010

The topic here is the sexual identity of a girl during her teenage years.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Christine and the Queens

Translations:  FrenchSerbianSpanish

Song language:  English

Artist:  Madeline Davis

Translation:  Portuguese

This song doesn't make any direct reference to LGBT+ issues, but it has often been interpreted as a pro-LGBT+ anthem. Its lyrics actually fit any kind of relationship.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Lulu Santos

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

Song talks about leaving same sex and hetero couples be, not interfering with their lives.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Cássia Eller

Translation:  English

'Rubens' talks about two boys who seem to be in love with each other, mentioning how they should treat their relation with care as their parents are against it.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Cássia Eller

Song is an explicit pro-gay anthem, aimed at people who use religion to camuflate their prejudice.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Laura Bell Bundy

Translations:  FrenchRussian

It's the first song of Tiziano's career where he sings from a male-to-male perspective, and it can also be read as a metaphor of him no longer running away from who he is (he came out as gay in 2010).

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Tiziano Ferro

Translations:  CroatianEnglishFrenchGreek   4 more

Very likely the most famous gay anthem ever recorded.

Song language:  English

Artist:  The Weather Girls

Translations:  ArabicBulgarianCzechFinnish   9 more

A song about a man having an affair with another man who seems to have left him to back to his girl. Besides, Josef Salvat is openly bisexual.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Josef Salvat

Translations:  RussianSpanish

Cazuza and Ney Matogrosso had a close relation: they were boyfriends. Ney was with Cazuza when he was diagnosed with AIDS in the 1980's. This song is a duet between both of them and talks about their relationship.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Cazuza

Translations:  ChineseEnglish

It talks about a sexy afternoon with your significant other and the video shows Salvat as an openly bisexual man as well.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Josef Salvat

Translation:  Spanish

French version of #52.

Song languages:  English, French

Artist:  Josef Salvat

Translations:  EnglishPortugueseSpanish

About a couple of women who seem to have a much closer friendship than what meets the eye and they also complain about how they don't like their lives.

Song language:  French

Artist:  Patrick Fiori

Translation:  Spanish

A song about freedom and, according to the group, it talks about two girls, deducing it from the line 'siempre fuimos dos lunas'.

Song language:  Spanish

Artist:  La Oreja de Van Gogh

Translations:  EnglishFrenchGalicianGreek   7 more

This one is about someone who invites an insecure person to enjoy the night and let him/herself go while not being afraid of who s/he is anymore.

Song language:  Spanish

Artist:  La Oreja de Van Gogh

Translations:  EnglishKoreanTurkish

Leci Brandão was one of the first female Brazilian artists to come out as lesbian. Several of her songs have implicit references to the ways the LGBT+ community lived in the 1980's.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Leci Brandão

Translation:  English

Leci Brandão was one of the first female Brazilian artists to come out as lesbian. Several of her songs have implicit references to the ways the LGBT+ community lived in the 1980's.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Leci Brandão

Translation:  English

Song is dedicated to one of Miley's gay friends.

Song language:  English

Artist:  Miley Cyrus

Translations:  ArabicFrenchGreekHungarian   4 more

An early gay anthem from the 1920s.

Song language:  German

Artist:  Ute Lemper

Translations:  EnglishItalian

Song language:  English

Artist:  Bronski Beat

Translations:  CroatianDanishDutchFrench   11 more

Song language:  Czech

Artist:  Lucie Bílá

Translation:  English

The subject of this song is a man. It's a very subtle reference to a same sex relationship - as Caetano talks about his feelings towards 'Leãozinho'.

Song language:  Portuguese

Artist:  Caetano Veloso

Translations:  EnglishFrenchItalianJapanese   2 more

Song is about a transgender boy.

Song language:  English

Artist:  The Who

Translations:  DutchGreek

Marco is clearly telling a story from a male-to-male perspective, and he's talked a lot about how the song these days. He said, 'Vorrei che tutti quelli che vivono un rapporto di sentimento lo facciano senza finzioni o paure'.

Song language:  Italian

Artist:  Marco Mengoni

Translations:  EnglishSpanish

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