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We Dare You to Watch This 9-Year-Old Vogueing Without Smiling

To every angry right-winger who thinks the gays are an insidious bunch of recruiters set to destroy the moral fabric of our youth, please note: sometimes all it takes for a kid to express his fabulous, potentially emerging gay self, is a Karaoke machine and a green screen. And to the aforementioned nut-jobs, if you can watch this video without catching a wave of positive energy emanating from the unfiltered, unapologetic self expression, then there really is something wrong with you. To everyone else, enjoy and happy pride month!

On:           Jun 10, 2011
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    • JordanMeehan

      Fierce. Diva. SUPERSTAR! WORK IT!

      Jun 10, 2011 at 5:07 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • DanH

      oh my God. this is the best.

      Jun 10, 2011 at 5:27 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • shle896

      I was doing the same thing back then, only I was like 20. Oy!

      Jun 10, 2011 at 6:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Zack

      That made me so happy after the bad day at work. thanks.

      Jun 10, 2011 at 6:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • BenFrankly

      I think this is wonderful. So proud of someone who could do this back in 1991. WHen I was 9 my father would have locked me in my room for the rest of my life if I had done that. This freedom for children to express themselves and avoid a life of hiding and lies is magnificent. And I am sure has saved countless lives from suicide.

      Jun 10, 2011 at 6:23 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Jake the libertarian


      Jun 10, 2011 at 6:57 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Scott

      I am so torn.

      Video and dancing were done well. The kid has raw talent. I remember what it was like to be young and have a desire in the heart burning to be expressed.

      But when I see children making sexually suggestive moves I cringe. Do they really grow up that fast? I also think that kiddie beauty pageants are disgusting. Hell, I’m embarrassed when I see a teen acting adult in a high school production.

      I remember in the early 90’s how the neighbor girls (aged around 10) would be outside singing “Like A Virgin”. I would wonder if their immigrant parents knew what these kids were saying.

      If the law says that it’s a crime to have sex with minors then why are children pushed to act like adults before their time?

      Jun 10, 2011 at 7:54 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • shle896

      @Scott: You must have a dirty mind because I have never seen or heard anything even remotely sexual about Madonna’s Vogue – the song or the video.

      I agree with you about the kiddie pageants, though. Disgusting.

      Jun 10, 2011 at 8:02 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • paul

      BRAVO! BRAVA! What a talented young man. My heart just soared when I saw this. I can’t even walk and chew gum at the same time. MUAH!

      Jun 10, 2011 at 8:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Robbie K

      Werk it :-)

      Jun 10, 2011 at 8:43 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • directionless

      what about the left-wingers who who thinks the gays are an insidious bunch,why do the get another free pass?

      Jun 10, 2011 at 10:15 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JKB

      Lovin’ him, his moves, and that pink shirt…work!!

      Jun 10, 2011 at 10:33 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • J.

      Yes. And I saw a picture of him now. Kinda of a lil hottie if I do say so myself….(and no this is not him)

      Jun 10, 2011 at 11:11 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Red Meat

      That kid is fierce.

      Jun 11, 2011 at 2:39 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Carlos

      I wonder were that kid is now today? Did they grow up to be a dancer?

      Jun 11, 2011 at 2:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • JDSwell

      @Carlos: No, not a dancer. Check out his Vimeo page. He grew up to be a screen writer and is quite a hottie.

      Jun 11, 2011 at 4:55 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • sdyue

      hehe, he’s sooooo cute!!!

      Jun 11, 2011 at 12:19 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Hotone2me

      Werk it.. Willie Ninja would be proud!!!

      Jun 11, 2011 at 3:21 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Gigi Gee

      I tried but, in the end, I smiled. A lot. Thanks!

      Jun 11, 2011 at 5:32 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Ogre Magi

      @Scott: Don’t be such an old poop

      Jun 11, 2011 at 7:44 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • corey

      He is soooo good. Good luck to him. Really entertaining and imaginative. Go for it….

      Jun 11, 2011 at 9:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Star

      @Robbie K:

      agreed… :)
      That kid is a *mayjor* star

      Jun 11, 2011 at 9:52 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Afro Boricua

      This is so funny. You better WORK Miss Thang.

      Jun 11, 2011 at 11:30 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Zornorph

      @Scott: I don’t see any suggestive moves the boy is making. A Michael Jackson crotch-grabbing number would be a different thing. He doesn’t even to that ‘shirtless male dancer’ part of the Vogue video.

      Jun 12, 2011 at 2:24 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • delurker

      @directionless: name names goproud troll. god, you people are vermin.

      Jun 12, 2011 at 3:40 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Alan

      I am not “directionless”, and normally I avoid politics because its divisive and pointless, but here I had to come to his defense.

      1) Its GOProud

      2) “god, you people are vermin.” That’s mean. A little political diversity within the gay community is a good thing.

      3) Most (almost all) major political policy issues fall into one of three categories; social policy, economic policy, and foreign policy. Obviously gays who are socially right leaning are self-hurting, but there is no reason why that needs to effect an individuals view on economic or foreign policy. Most people, including myself, are pretty moderate, even right-leaning on these issues.

      4) I don’t actually know of any bigoted remarks made by members of the left (and by “left,” I mean politicians who are generally left of center on average.) Left-leaning politicians tend to be good about being supportive, though I’m sure that there are some anti-gay left-wingers out there because I cannot imagine that there isn’t at least one leftist who isn’t prejudice.

      5) Lets not forget why were on this page; an adorable kid by the name of Robert Jeffrery (who indeed grew up to be quite hot!) put this video of himself on vimeo – and for good reason it went viral. God, I love this site. PRIDE! PRIDE! PRIDE! PRIDE!

      Jun 12, 2011 at 9:59 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Shannon1981

      You better weeerrrkkk sister! OMFG I LOVE THIS KID.

      Jun 12, 2011 at 10:24 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • spider_orchid


      Jun 13, 2011 at 1:08 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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