COURTNEY ACT’S MARDI GRAS ANTHEM CELEBRATES GENDER FLUIDITY


Courtney Act

Drag star Courtney Act released her new single “Kaleidoscope” today as the official anthem of the Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras 2016.

Courtney co-wrote the song with Australian singer-songwriter Sam Sparro and it pays tribute to the gender and sexuality revolution that Courtney sees taking place in the current generation of queer people.

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“I love creating stories that push limits. I aim to confuse. Having identified as a gay man most of my adult life, the last few years I have realised that both my sexuality and gender are fluid,” Courtney said.

“This has been so liberating for me because I never fit into the binary of man/women or gay/straight anyway. I feel more comfortable existing in the grey area and I encourage anyone who feels like the status quo doesn’t represent them to join me.

“You may feel broken or separate but when you look through a kaleidoscope suddenly all of those broken bits and pieces create a beautiful image.”

Listen to Courtney’s “Kaleidoscope” below.