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    24 Songs That Straight People Never Realized Were "Gay Adjacent"

    The following songs are now "gay adjacent."

    The following is a list of "gay adjacent songs."

    Here's what that means...

    Gay Adjacent Songs (n.): Songs that are inherently gay or gay on the outside, but have been either co-opted or are associated more with straight people. Basically, songs that are gay on the inside but straight on the outside. They have essentially been appropriated by straight people.

    1. "Since U Been Gone" by Kelly Clarkson

    2. "Toxic" by Britney Spears

    3. "Call Me Maybe" by Carly Rae Jepsen

    4. "Single Ladies" by Beyoncé

    5. "Umbrella" by Rihanna

    6. "Come Clean" by Hilary Duff

    7. Any Ja Rule and J.Lo collaboration

    8. Most Ashanti collabs

    9. "From This Moment On" by Shania Twain

    10. "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus

    11. "Timber" by Kesha and Pitbull

    12. "Party In The USA" by Miley Cyrus

    13. "Promiscuous" by Nelly Furtado feat. Timbaland

    14. "Firework" by Katy Perry

    15. "No Scrubs" by TLC

    16. "A Thousand Miles" by Vanessa Carlton

    17. "Milkshake" by Kelis

    18. That song from The Hills

    19. "I Want It That Way" by the Backstreet Boys

    20. Music by Ashlee Simpson

    21. "Just Dance" by Lady Gaga

    22. "Tik Tok" by Kesha

    23. "Hollaback Girl" by Gwen Stefani

    24. Annnnnd, lastly, basically anything by Pink

    Here's a playlist:

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