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A Year After Coming Out, Chely Wright Gets Married

Marries Lauren Blitzer in Connecticut ceremony

(Newser) - She probably didn't make $17.9 million doing it, but country crooner Chely Wright has gotten married to girlfriend Lauren Blitzer a year after coming out on the cover of People magazine . The pair wed yesterday in Connecticut, and Wright's Twitter account was abuzz with photos of the... More »

Ricky Martin: LGBT Entertainer of the Year

Rachel Maddow, Chely Wright also honored

(Newser) - The Out 100 list is here, celebrating Ricky Martin—who came out in March —as entertainer of the year. More from the list:
  • Johnny Weir: The glamorous Olympic figure skater is named diva of the year.
  • Rachel Maddow: The newsmaker of the year says the tragedy of AIDS in
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Radio Host Stephanie Miller Comes Out

Country star Chely Wright 'gets a toaster oven for recruiting me'

(Newser) - Syndicated radio host Stephanie Miller came out on this morning's show, crediting country singer Chely Wright with encouraging her to go public. Miller, a longtime advocate for gay rights who had been out to family and friends, has an interesting background, Edge notes : Her dad was Barry Goldwater's running mate... More »

Country Star Chely Wright Comes Out in People

She's the first major country musician to announce it

(Newser) - TMZ and Gawker were right: Chely Wright is the celebrity who came out to People this week. The magazine—after much Internet speculation that the country musician was the subject of its cover piece—released an online teaser of the story today. “There had never, ever been a... More »

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