Not only did it spend more than 11 weeks at the top of the chart, the song proved to be a cultural monster. Looking at the gay potential for this kind of song writing; the hope is for more gay potential and not less, more desire. I want Brandy Clark And Shane McNally to write the great country love song that recognizes the potential of their lives. There are the usual stories about underdogs found in sports stories, and about AIDS and coming out, the garden variety queer tragedies. But there are also brief moments; a middle aged bull riding butch lesbian, flummoxed and flirting with a blonde newbie, or an old hand at the rodeo, trying to make his nut in order to ride one last time.
The issue hits stands May 25, but excerpts from that groundbreaking interview can be found on Curvemag. This morning around 10am: We received a tip from a reader directing us to this article from the Examiner, which appears to be a legitimate website. This article stated:. Later this month, Wright will appear on the cover of Curve , a monthly magazine for lesbians. The coming-out print issue of Curve hits the stands May 25th. Like Shelby Lynne and Chely Wright! She had a very popular personal blog once upon a time, and then she recapped The L Word , and then she had the idea to make this place, and now here we all are!
When Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out on the same day in November of , it marked what seemed like a turning point for equality in country music. Herndon, 52, made a poignant statement about why he'd chosen to stay in the closet for so many years. His most recent album was titled Lies I Told Myself , and he told Entertainment Tonight that the biggest lie he told himself was "that I couldn't be gay in country music. That sentiment inadvertently tells a hard truth about country music: namely, that it is arguably the only genre of music in which sexual orientation is still an issue to any meaningful degree. Much of that stigma appears to stem from its demographic makeup.
It has long been apparent to me as a sexuality educator for nearly 20 years, that the topic of bisexuality and any discussion of bisexual individuals was absent from conferences, workshops, and everyday discussion about sexuality. So what was my path to my bisexuality identity? As a young adult, I never really questioned my attraction. Although I was heartbroken, confused, and clueless about what lay ahead, I managed to bounce back and created a life that for many years was fulfilling and meaningful.