25 Essential LGBTQ Pride Songs

From Sylvester to Perfume Genius to everyone in between, editors pick the most evocative, transformative songs

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Deee-Lite, "Groove Is in the Heart" (1990)

Expertly layering one funky sample after another, the psychedelic, pansexual trio of Deee-Lite – fronted by a drag-inspired Lady Miss Kier – introduced a vibrant queer club-kid energy and aesthetic to the masses with this orgiastic track and accompanying video. It remains a magnetic gateway for anyone itching to let their freak flag fly.  –JR

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