Debbie Harry: Blondie Singer Comes Out as Bisexual

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Legendary Blondie singer Debbie Harry came out as bisexual in a recent interview with London's Daily Mail.

Harry founded her legendary punk-era band with longtime boyfriend Chris Hastings, but says that since they broke up in the late 80s, she's enjoyed several relationships with women.

Asked about her attraction, Harry replied that "women are just more sensual."

Debbie pointed that most of her long-term relationships have been with men, but she added that she has no plans to stop dating women anytime soon.

Debbie may be a little late to the party, coming out at 68, but we applaud her courage nonetheless. She joins a long list of celebrities who have come out in recent years. 

Blondie was a seminal act on the 1970s and 80s CBGB punk scene, where many bands and fans were on the forefront of sexual exploration.

Around this time, acts like David Bowie and Queen toyed with the ideas surrounding traditional gender roles and for the first time famous performers began openly questioning their sexuality or coming out as gay or bisexual.

At the height of her popularity, Debbie was celebrated as much for her supermodel looks and fashion sense as for her vocal abilities.

Blondie was admitted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006, and Harry famously fought with her bandmates during the induction. 

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well, she needs extra attention since she passed the age of seventy.

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@ Mister+Baja

well, since deborah harry will turn 70 in 2 years, i guess she's not the one who needs extra attention here!