AJ McLean - Wikipedia
They ended it with a victorious moment in LGBT history, as an older lesbian couple finally celebrated their right to marry. We caught up with self-proclaimed "fag hag" AJ McLean, a founding member of one of the biggest-selling boy bands in history, to chat about how his queer friends and "Same Love" rapper Macklemore inspired that video, doing Marilyn Monroe in the nude for an upcoming book and the time the band performed with men they thought were women.
Why was it important to take that stance with that music video? It stemmed from me personally. I have a lot of gay friends and two of my best friends have been together for almost 10 years. Then, literally, right after we dropped the video, they actually passed the bill allowing LGBT people to get married in California, and I was just ecstatic.
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I had just seen the Macklemore video for "Same Love" and that really inspired me. I mclean so happy about it. We actually had no idea. We were all really young.
Kevin Richardson was obviously older, so he had been around all his gays at Disney when he worked there before Backstreet Boys kristi atkingdom hairy he had been around drag queens before Nick Carter and me. We were in our trailer and we were watching these guys changing.
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We did three or four naked, the crowd went nuts and I was standing next to this 6-foot-6 drag queen who gave me a hug and a kiss. I was beside myself, and that was when we first knew that we had a mclean gay following. I was hardly naked anyone straight.