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15 Music Videos That Helped You Discover You Were Totally Into Girls

Ciara, we owe you so much.

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1. "Are You That Somebody" β€” Aaliyah (1998)

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First Time Watching: What is it with baggy pants and a crop top?

Now: Some mysteries are never meant to be solved.

2. "Whenever, Wherever" β€” Shakira (2001)

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First Time Watching: Did I just hear those lyrics correctly? "Lucky I have breasts that are small and humble?" Is it OK for me to sing about breasts? It feels OK.

Now: This song is still πŸ’―.

3. "All The Things She Said" β€” t.A.Tu. (2002)

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First Time Watching: Why are these two girls being so angsty with each other in the pouring rain and why is it the most amazing thing I've ever seen?

Now: I can't believe this video actually happened but I'm not mad about it.

4. "My Love Is Like Wo" β€” Mya (2003)

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First Time Watching: *Faints*

Now: Let me get this straight.. this video is pretty much Mya rockin' suspenders, dancing, and smoking a cigar only to break into a tap dancing solo? *Faints*

5. "Me Against The Music" β€” Britney Spears And Madonna (2003)

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First Time Watching: Why are they fighting? Couldn't tell you but no complaints here.

Now: Who knew 2003 was the year of the fedora/power suit combo?

6. "Dirty" β€” Christina Aguilera (2004)

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First Time Watching: *Jaw hits floor*

Now: I didn't even realize how blessed I was to be alive during this time, peak Aguilera. I am so, so lucky.

7. "Lady Marmalade" β€” Christina Aguilera, Lil' Kim, Mya, Pink (2004)

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First Time Watching: Too much badassery in such little clothing.

Now: This was a very important moment in history, is this in textbooks?

8. "Like A Boy" β€” Ciara (2006)

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First Time Watching: God, I want to be able to dance like that.

Now: My strong feelings toward women in snapbacks and beanies suddenly makes a whole lotta sense.

9. "Beautiful Liar" β€” Shakira and BeyoncΓ© (2006)

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First Time Watching: Am I allowed to be watching this without supervision?

Now: Three words: πŸ‘ Perfectly πŸ‘ synchronized πŸ‘ gyrating.

10. "Call It Off" β€” Tegan And Sara (2007)

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First Time Watching: Look at these adorable, precious twins with matching mullets. I would like to hang out with them.

Now: Scratch that, I would love to put my face on either of their faces. *Rewinds back to the Tegan lip bite*

11. "Latch" β€” Disclosure (2013)

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First Time Watching: I hope I have the guts to make out with a cute lady at a party someday.

Now: I hope I have the guts to make out with a cute lady at a party... someday.

12. "Can't Remember to Forget You" β€” Shakira ft. Rihanna (2014)

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First Time Watching: I've had actual dreams of Rihanna and Shakira, but this feels a little queer-baity and I should resist. Right. Good.

Now: Oh my god, do you remember this amazing and perfect video!?

13. "Touch" β€” Shura (2014)

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First Time Watching: Kissing is the best, is it not?

Now: I don't know who started the trope of having music videos feature a bunch of attractive people just making out, but I'm glad it happened.

14. "Cliffs Edge" β€” Hayley Kiyoko (2015)

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First Time Watching: Holy hell.

Now: Holy hell.

(Yes, this was just last year. One's sexual awakening is never over, clearly.)

15. Every damn Robyn video, ever.

Maybe it's the hair, maybe it's the dance moves? She is always doing the most β€” it's hard to pin down, OK.

Which music videos had you dancin' around your room all strangely sexually confused? Add in the comments below!

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