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Best gay anthem: 'True Colors' or 'Over the Rainbow'?
A festive crown for the winner

Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors" and Judy Garland's performance of "Over the Rainbow" might be the most colorful gay anthems of all time. '80s pop-rock singer Cyndi has been a long time LGBTQ advocate, starting with her classic pop ballad. "Over the Rainbow" has become a not only a gay anthem since it's 1939 release, but it's also regarded as the most classic gay anthem ever. Which gay pride anthem is the greatest? 👬🎤

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Best gay anthem: 'True Colors' or 'Over the Rainbow'?

Don't forget to cast your vote for the rest our “Gay Anthem" debates below!

For the past several decades—women and LGBTQ pop music artists have openly declared their "true colors,” supported gay rights and empowered LGBTQ communities to be born their way. Enter the "Gay Anthem.” And there’s no better way to celebrate Pride Month than to honor the pop divas (women and queers included) in music who have influenced LGBTQ movements, and ultimately pick the greatest gay anthem of all time.

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Here are some notable lyrics to one of Cyndi's most signature hits, "True Colors," below. 

But I see your true colors
Shining through
I see your true colors
And that’s why I love you
So don’t be afraid to let them show
Your true colors
True colors are beautiful
Like a rainbow

Take a look at the popular '80s music video below.


Check out the notable lyrics to the oldest gay anthem classic "Over the Rainbow."

Somewhere over the rainbowWay up highThere's a land that I heard ofOnce in a lullaby
Somewhere over the rainbow
Skies are blue
And the dreams that you dare to dream
Really do come true

Watch a clip of Garland's performance from the classic film "The Wizard of Oz" below.

Best gay anthem: 'True Colors' or 'Over the Rainbow'?
A festive crown for the winner
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