Queen’s Somebody To Love has been reimagined as an LGBT+ anthem


Freddie Mercury is one of the most loved gay performers of the 20th Century, but now one of his most famous songs has been given an LGBT+ makeover.

José Rivera Jr has reimagined Somebody To Love with a new visual, transforming it into a rousing queer anthem.

The humorous clip sees the star resisting attempts by his family to turn him straight.

“I love Queen, and one morning after the election, the song was stuck in my head,” he told NewNowNext.

“And then we lost George Michael, whose cover I heard constantly growing up—my mom is a huge George Michael fan.”

He added: “Every day came another story about the Trump Administration being anti-LGBT—and I thought, Wow they are really trying to erase us.

“But instead of getting angry, I decided to use the amazing lyrics of this song to say, ‘I’m not going anywhere. You can’t erase me when all I want is love. All we do as a community is love. And none of us are going anywhere because of your petty intolerance and hate.'”

José is currently working on a new visual EP called LQQK, The Way I Look.



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