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Forget the Gays. Idol Is Rockin’ The Trans

You think Adam Lambert was breaking boundaries by being (mostly) openly gay on American Idol? Then you haven’t been watching Brazilian airwaves. There, Ídolos features 20-year-old contesant Lívia Mendonça, a transgender gal who made it though the first round of auditions. No, we had no idea what the Simon-Paula-and-(really gay-ish)-Randy imitations were telling her, but they made her cry. Happy tears.

On:           Aug 22, 2009
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    • edgyguy1426

      She totally does have a Maria Bethania quality to her voice.

      Aug 22, 2009 at 5:12 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alan

      Obrigado, Queerty. Thanks for bring such amazing talent to our notice. She definitely has a Maria Bethania quality to her voice and also it’s great to see her mom supporting her and by her side as she auditioned.

      Aug 22, 2009 at 6:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • scott ny'er

      Cool for this chick. And for Idol.

      But, let’s get to the really good stuff. Who’s the dude in the green shirt at the end. What a Rockin’ hard body.

      Aug 23, 2009 at 10:38 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Rainy

      German Idol has had two trans contestants in the Top Ten in two different seasons. And there has been at least one LGBT (including two winners and one runner-up) contestant in the Top Ten in EVERY season so far.

      Yeah. Just saying *lol*

      Aug 23, 2009 at 9:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sal(the original)

      she’s gorgeous ,and seems really sweet and nice jazzy voice on her.Queerty keep us updated on her

      Aug 24, 2009 at 1:41 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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