Topics :: Chely Wright

Robin Roberts, Chely Wright, Clay Aiken, Janet Mock and More at GLSEN Respect Awards

By Brian Scott Lipton | Wednesday May 21, 2014
With such LGBT luminaries in the house as Robin Roberts, Clay Aiken, Chely Wright, Janet Mock and more, there was an "explosion of choice" for role models at Monday’s annual GLSEN Respect Awards.

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

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Oct 15, 2013
Support is growing among country music fans for a new petition on to get out lesbian singer Chely Wright back to the Grand Ole Opry.

Chely Wright and Wife Expecting Twins

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jan 28, 2013
Out country singer Chely Wright and her wife announced that the musician is carrying the couple’s twins.

Aussie Country Singer Beccy Cole: ’I’m a lesbian.’

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Jul 24, 2012
Australian country singer-songwriter Beccy Cole came out of the closet in an episode of "Australian Story."

Musician Chely Wright to Open LGBT Center in Mo.

By Heather Hollingsworth | Friday Mar 9, 2012
Country music star Chely Wright will perform in Kansas City for the opening of a community center where LGBT people and their families and friends can meet up.

LGBT Center Honors Wanda Sykes, Chely Wright

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Nov 19, 2011
The LGBT Community Center honored comedian Wanda Sykes and country music singer Chely Wright at its annual Center Women’s Event in Manhattan on Nov. 12.

Country Singer Chely Wright Marries Gal Pal

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Aug 23, 2011
Country singer Chely Wright has tied the knot with Lauren Blitzer, the woman she met shortly after coming out as a lesbian last year.

Chely Wright comes out (on film)

By Jim Halterman | Thursday Jul 7, 2011
When Chely Wright came out last year, she saw her record sales fall; but the out singer couldn’t be more content, as evidenced by the doc film that chronicles her coming out. EDGE spoke to the singer about the film & her post-out career.

PBS’s ’Out in America’ offers snapshots of contemporary gay life

By Jim Halterman | Monday Jun 6, 2011
This week PBS airs a documentary that offers an overview on being out in America; not only celebrities (Kate Clinton, Chely Wright & Andy Cohen), but also gays from all walks of life. EDGE spoke to Clinton and director Andrew Goldberg about the film.

GayPop 2010 :: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

By JC Alvarez and Robert Nesti | Sunday Jan 2, 2011
Who were the trendsetters in gay popular culture in 2010? And who were the trainwrecks? Here’s our assessment.