—Bill DeLapp, "Selected Shorts," Syracuse New Times, October 3, 2007
Pretending to be a lesbian is suddenly cool. ...
Who would have thought? Certainly no one who bought Perry's previous album, a collection of Christian gospel songs she, a daughter of Protestant pastors, released under the name Katy Hudson....
Cue an overnight makeover, some fauxmosexual lyrics, a masterfully manufactured image and behold! A new, improved and, it goes without saying, successful product.
—Tim Duggan, "The dangers of fauxmosexuality," Sydney Morning Herald, October 10, 2008
—Hot Young Star, "About Innocence," alt.flame, July 8, 1992