Dancing queen

This dancing gay farmer is the perfect distraction to today’s news

Need something to keep your mind off of the doomsday scenario currently playing out in Washington, D.C. today? We’ve got just the thing!

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A gay farmer decided to record himself having a dance party with his goats in his barn to the tune of Sia’s ‘Cheap Thrills’ because, hey, why the hell not?

50-year-old Jay Lavery is the owner of Permaculture Inn farm in upstate New York. He lives in the tiny town of Sharon Springs (pop. 544), which just so happens to have a gay mayor. Jay practices permaculture design, a more sustainable, ecologically-friendly way of farming, and raises chickens, turkeys, dairy goats, sheep, ducks and guinea fowl.

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Before retreating into pastoral life, Jay lived in New York City and worked as a flight attendant, translator, and standup comedian. To date, his video been viewed over 8 million times with over 75k shares, 22k comments, and almost 100k likes.

Check it out.

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Oh, and just for kicks, here’s a TBT picture of Jay from his days as a volleyball player. Woof.