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Diana Ross celebrates LGBTQ community at birthday Radio City concert

When Diana Ross began her 75th birthday concert at Radio City Music Hall on Saturday night with “I’m Coming Out” — her 1980 hit that she released without knowing exactly why it would become a gay anthem — the legendary diva was fully aware of what this song, this moment, meant to the LGBTQ community. With this weekend being the kickoff of the World Pride festivities that will culminate next weekend, Ross knew that she was headlining what for many in the audience would be the opening ceremonies for the gayest of Gay Prides. She had opened many a concert before with “I’m Coming Out,” but the lyrics “There’s a new me coming out/And I just have to live/And I just wanna give/I’m completely positive” would take on g ...