But is she the first gay country lady ever? Not exactly. In , she signed a contract with an American record producer in Nashville, Tennessee. KD Lang came out in on the cover of The Advocate. The always openly-gay singer refused to specify the gender of her love objects in her songs.
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Chely Wright - Wikipedia
The singer said country musicians need to take a stand for the LGBT community and oppose bigoted laws. It's scary because you know that by and large our fanbase—the bedrock of their lives is faith family and country. The Tennessee Attorney General believes it could cost the state millions in federal funding. Wright said that country artists are ready to show support for the LGBT community, but some remain hesitant. Country music fans need to hear that their stars are opposed to bills that effect the LGBT community negatively explained Wright. I think they feel uncertain, they don't know exactly what to say, they don't know what the reaction will be.
Almost two years after going public about being a lesbian , breaking a barrier as the first commercial country music star to come out, Chely Wright says the experience has been "everything one might imagine" and "by and large it's been really positive. Now, most of them did not say any word publicly in support of me. Some of her friends among country stars -- though "not all of them" -- did reach out to her privately, but they were apparently fearful of coming out publicly in support.
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