Despite possessing a well-documented appetite for women, Prince’s diminutive size and purple flamboyance made him one of rock’s great gender-benders. It’s been a complicated ride, to say the least. On one hand, Prince went so far as to record an entire album as his feminine alter ego, Camille. On the other, he’s been accused of making homophobic remarks in interviews as recently as 2008. —Jeff Royer
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