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Originally posted 11/21/2014 10:00AM
Ty Herndon's revelation Thursday that he's an "out, proud and happy gay man" has already inspired another male country artist to come out publicly.
Originally posted 11/20/2014 12:00PM
Five years ago, country singer Ty Herndon finally recognized that he had a very important story to share.
Originally posted 05/04/2014 03:30PM
Between picking up two Grammys and an ACM, it's been a whirlwind couple of months for Kacey Musgraves.
Originally posted 05/20/2013 12:30PM
The country singer's sons, George Samuel and Everett Joseph, arrived Saturday in New York City and are thriving, her rep tells PEOPLE
Originally posted 03/15/2013 03:00PM
"They're healthy babies. They're getting fat, thanks to my help. Everything looks good," the country singer shares
Originally posted 01/23/2013 02:00PM
"We're excited to be parents and we hope we don't mess it up too badly," the country musician and wife Lauren say of their babies, due in July
Originally posted 08/22/2011 10:45AM
The brides wore white.
Country singer Chely Wright and partner Lauren Blitzer tied the knot Saturday at a private home in Connecticut – and now the happy newlyweds have shared a photo from their ceremony.
"The Blitzer-wrights," Tweeted Blitzer, 30, on the day of her wedding, along with the photo of the women standing face-to-face in long wedding gowns by J. Crew Bridal.
Before their nuptials, Wright, 40, told PEOPLE she would be going the traditional route, but opted out of wearing veils because, "We like our hair too much!"
Originally posted 08/20/2011 06:15PM
It was a serendipitous start to what would be a fairy tale ending.
Just two weeks after coming out last year, country singer Chely Wright met her partner, Lauren Blitzer. And on Saturday, they were married.
Wright, 40, wed Blitzer, 30, a GLBT Civil Rights activist, at Blitzer’s aunt’s home in Connecticut. Both brides wore white wedding gowns by J. Crew Bridal, but opted out of wearing veils because, Wright told PEOPLE, "We like our hair too much!"
Originally posted 04/18/2011 05:35PM
In the midst of planning an interfaith, same-sex wedding, country singer Chely Wright says she's all about tradition, right down to the gown.
"It will definitely be a wedding dress," she says. But there's a complicating factor in that fiancée Lauren Blitzer will also be wearing white.
"When two women get married, you want the dresses to coordinate, so we've been showing pictures to each other," Wright, 40, told PEOPLE after a Nashville Film Festival screening of Wish Me Away, an autobiographical film about her decision last year to come out.
One tradition they'll do without? "We're not wearing veils – we both like our hair too much!" she says.
Originally posted 04/06/2011 02:40PM
Less than a year after coming out, Chely Wright is engaged.
"Out country singer Chely Wright and her fiancée, Lauren Blitzer, a GLBT Civil Rights activist, have set a date and plan to be married in Connecticut Aug. 20," Wright's rep tells PEOPLE. "They met through their youth advocacy work, and say that their passion for Scrabble holds them together."
"The freedom of being out and open about who I am allowed me to find and fall in love with Lauren," Wright tells PEOPLE, "the most amazing woman I've ever known."
Wright hid her sexuality up until last May for fear of being shunned by the country music community.
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