was a "real man" to these men I was terrified of being myself around. This man in makeup, singing in a "feminine" falsetto, wearing crop tops and heels, was more than respected — he was revered. Prince was barbershop music, the most masculine area of my life growing up. He was the queerest human being I could look up to, listen to and enjoy in public. It wasn’t queer to love or respect Prince, it was weird not to.Share this post on Facebook below!