John Grant's 'Glacier' Video Is an Incredible Gay Time Machine

By: Scott Ragan
1.15.2014

Get ready to be a little misty-eyed as you watch John Grant's extraordinary new video for "Glacier" from his Pale Green Ghosts album released in 2013. Not only is the song highly emotional, but the 8 minutes of footage in multiple frame format will fill your senses with 100 years of LGBT history.

The video begins with early 20th century black and white footage and continues through the decades highlighting major figures and events as they relate to gay politics, civil rights and American pop culture. It's quite a spectacle.

Take a few minutes to watch now and you'll feel like you've been on an incredible shared journey.

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