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Antigone Rising Drops Album With GLAAD Performance

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 17
Antigone Rising releases their new album "Whiskey & Wine - Volume 2" in conjunction with new tour dates, and on March 21, will bringing their trademark sound to the official GLAAD Media Awards pre-party.

Dolly Parton Nominated for People's Choice Award

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 12
Dolly Parton, the most honored female country performer of all time, has been nominated for People's Choice award in the Favorite Female Country Artist category.

Christian Music Star Comes Out, Helps Gay Youth

NATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 9
Singer Jennifer Knapp just came out, and she's using her voice to help start a discussion about LGBTs in religion, just in time for National Coming Out Day.

Lesbian Rocker Deborah Vial Plays Dallas House of Blues

MUSIC | By Jenny Block | Jul 22
Rocker Deborah Vial brings her unique brand of indie rock to Dallas' House of Blues on July 26. Learn more about her passions here!

Dolly Parton Wraps Up Blue Smoke World Tour

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 11
Country music icon and gay favorite Dolly Parton finishes up her eleventh concert tour, the Blue Smoke World Tour, with a wildly successful concert at the Glastonbury Festival, finishing up with concerts in Stockholm and Locarno, Switzerland.

Kacey Musgraves 1st Country Star to Play GLAAD Awards, Slammed by Anti-Gay Pastor

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 26
Kacey Musgraves is set to be the first country singer to perform at the GLAAD Awards next month but one anti-gay pastor says she would have been killed for pro-gay views and LGBT inclusive single "Follow Your Arrow."

The Grand Ole Opry Should Invite Chely Wright Back, Say Activists

MUSIC | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 15
Support is growing among country music fans for a new petition on Change.org to get out lesbian singer Chely Wright back to the Grand Ole Opry.

Gay Country Singer Speaks Out About ’Ex-Gay’ Therapy Past

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 10
Openly gay country singer Steve Grand, whose music video for "All-American Boy" recently went viral, opens up about undergoing "ex-gay" therapy and maxing out his credit card to pay for the video.

Is Steve Grand the First Openly Gay Male Country Singer?

MUSIC | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 6
Steve Grand rocked the blogosphere this week after releasing the music video for his song "All-American Boy." Several fans and publications are dubbing the musician as the first openly gay male country singer.

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Not Your Typical Country Star

MUSIC | By Doug Rule | Jul 30
What was once simply a hobby for a shy, lonely teenager blossomed four decades ago, after the hometown girl graduated from Brown University and moved back to D.C. She has since sold more than 8 million records.

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