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Since its founding, the Academy has awarded more money to poets than any other organization.“I wrote this poem after having had my whole huge afro abruptly buzzed off at a barbershop in my neighborhood.For twenty-eight years getting my hair done had always meant countless hours of hair-braiding, twisting, washing, parting, conditioning, and detangling under the hands of beloved family members or trusted beauticians.For more on poetic forms, browse our selection of terms from Edward Hirsch’s Life is short, though I keep this from my children.Life is short, and I’ve shortened minein a thousand delicious, ill-advised ways,a thousand deliciously ill-advised ways I’ll keep from my children.They will begin their tenure this month and will serve a six-year term.read more Again I reply to the triple windsrunning chromatic fifths of derisionoutside my window: Play louder. I ambound more to my sentencesthe more you batter at meto follow you.Rex and so many others; and shaped Elektra Records founder Jac Holzman's final signings before handing the reins to David Geffen: Those were Jobriath, an even more whimsical dandy, and Queen.And through his R&B radio success with "Young Americans" and "Fame," Bowie bolstered disco's early link between clandestine gay dance halls and defiantly upscale soul.
But they are related, and together, they're undergoing a sea change, as an increasing number of people say they aren't one or the other but perhaps neither or maybe both. More From Billboard's David Bowie Tribute: Bowie Changing Rock'n' Roll | His Many Muses | His Passion for Soul and R&B | 25 Poignant Moments From His Life and Career | His Space Obsession | His Pioneering Use of TV | His Arresting Presence on Film | His Rebellious Style He wasn't the first U. pop singer to come out (that was Dusty Springfield in 1970); he did it while newly married to Angie Bowie, months after fathering future film director Duncan Jones.The song "Queen Bitch" is sung in gay vernacular ("She's so swishy in her satin and tat!Extracurricular clubs have set up tables to attract new members.It's only midday, but the Gay-Straight Alliance, a group with outposts at about a quarter of American secondary schools, already has 47 names on its sign-up sheet. "There are people who are pan," says 17-year-old club president Grace Mason, meaning pansexual.