Posted on May 16, 2011.
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Rough Trade “High School Confidential” Avoid Freud 1980 True North Records

Rough Trade was a Canadian new wave band with Carole Pope and Kevan Staples. Their explicit homoerotic lyrics made Carole Pope the first openly lesbian entertainer. High School Confidential was the first explicitly lesbian-theme top 40s hit, despite the lyrics sexual ambiguity.