Zac Hanson interviews for The Advocate.

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Former Top 40 "Mmmboppers" Hanson return as indie rockers with The Walk (July 10th) on their own 3CG label. The band's youngest member, Zac, 21, recalls their gay past.

Queer director Gus Van Sant shot the video for 1998's "Weird", a song you guys co-penned with gay songwriter-producer Desmond Child.

We chose to work with Gus because he's an incredibly talented director. I don't know if many people know this about Gus, but he's also an incredibly talented musician. He played a Woody Guthrie song with us once. I have this record [Gus] did called 18 Songs About Golf.

You guys come from a religious background