Overnight, the year-old Atlanta native — born Montero Lamar Hill — became the biggest gay pop star in the world. That he did so in the orbit of hip-hop and country, genres that have historically snubbed queer artists, was groundbreaking. But this is still a genre that has never been supportive of change.
Skip navigation! Story from Queer Voices. When you're a gay teenager who grows up in the Southit's just as hard to avoid country music as it is easy to realize that country music isn't made for you.
The star revealed that she and Lasuzzo had broken up while noting that they would not be spending the holidays together during an interview with Us Weekly published on Nov. McEntire, who met Lasuzzo back in Augustwas previously married for 26 years to Narvel Blackstock, with whom she shares year-old son Shelby. Ron listed their date of separation as May 10, according to court documents obtained by TMZwho was first to report the news.
Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Brandon Stansell, who will perform in May at Palm Springs Hot Rodeo, acknowledges warmer reception today for gay artists in country music industry. A link has been sent to your friend's email address. A link has been posted to your Facebook feed.
But in a lot of ways, this story may well have been written about Lil Nas X now in In the two decades since that unprecedented event, the coming-out game has evolved with the rise of social media. Prior to that, The Hate U Give actor Amandla Stenberg proclaimed her bisexuality in a video on Snapchat, signaling that this trend of coming out online was definitely here to stay.
With its hits Constant Craving, Miss Chatelaine and Save Me, it went multi-platinum, won her the Grammy for best female pop vocal and catapulted her to megastardom. Back then, a butch lesbian pop star was a revelation. Get The International Pack for free for your first 30 days for unlimited Smartphone and Tablet access.
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As a third-choice goalkeeper, Brenno Costa seldom makes Gremio's matchday squad. And yet, when it comes to Brazilian football, he is a unique player. Out of more than footballers, the year-old remains the only one to have worn the No. That's the number he had on his back when he climbed the stairs at Rio de Janeiro's famed Maracana stadium to sit on the bench as an unused sub during a defeat versus Fluminense at the end of September.
Wright's first Top 40 country hit came in with " Shut Up and Drive ". Two years later, her fourth album yielded a number one single, the title track, " Single White Female ". Overall, Wright has released seven studio albums on various labels, and has charted more than fifteen singles on the country charts.
Country star Ty Herndon has come out as a " proud and happy gay man ," People is reporting. The year-old singer, who is best known for hits like " What Mattered Most " and " It Must Be Love ," also told Entertainment Tonight in a new interview that the biggest lie he ever told himself was "that I couldn't be gay and be in country music. Herndon, who has been married and divorced to women twice, also said that he is currently in "an awesome relationship" with his partner, Matt, and hopes to tie the knot again. He said the couple, who are devout Christians, weren't concerned about how to reconcile their faith with their sexuality: "We get to choose who we love, and that includes God, and He loves us back.