Justin Tranter

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Ani DiFranco performs at Wetlands in New York City in 1994.

Justin Tranter on Ani DiFranco & Her Groundbreaking Use of Same Sex Pronouns

June is a time to honor the LGBTQ community’s rich history and highlight its remarkable achievements. To celebrate Pride Month, Billboard asked modern music stars to pen essays about their favorite queer icons, and how their sounds, lyrics and overall images influenced a new era of artistry.