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Wicked Little Town Means So Much MoreThis'll likely seem strangeSince hairstyle doesn't designate genderBut I got my hair cut in a more "androgynous style"Inspired by one of the band members of The Angry Inch/Tits of ClayAnd I've felt more comfortable in my genderqueernessI'm still very much figuring things outEspecially since Mama still claims cis/hetero privilegeIs just something I made up to get sympathyFor being something thatAccording to her, I'm notI'm perfectly content with looking more like a walking stereotypeIt's the same rebuttal to her skeeve-inducing no labels rhetoricWhich Stephen Trask sings aboutAnd I sing along in my seat in the Belasco before the show startsIt is a queer show, and anyone who argues otherwise is missing somethingI believe all interpretations are good interpretationsBut in this, which to me feels like the blood in my veinsI feel there's no room for gender essentialism or accusations of "heterophobia"Hedwig to me is the masterpiece painted with all the blood spilledAnd he
Turning Her Into A Self-Destructive BitchI want to cut him out of all my photosI’ll leave when I know he’s coming byI want to shred up everything he’s ever gave meCast those belongings into some vast pitBecause even to see him,To hear his name,To remember his existenceCauses me the same amount of painSince with each reminderAll I feelIs the same self destructive ideationThe words I don’t allow myself to listen toAll I can think about when I’m near himIs all the awful things he’s said about meAnd it’s my instinct to believe himAnd to wish to act on itAnd I know I’ll be made to feel a monsterBecause I’ve voiced that I feel so literally unsafeWhenever I have to let him into my lifeSo when I leaveI know I have to leave him behind for my own goodI’m not strong enough to go on like thisAnd if it meansActing on impulseAnd cutting him out of my photosGetting rid of all he’s ever given meAnd locking him out of my lifeI need to follow through w