Sara Ramirez
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To this day, country music remains one of the hardest genres for an out artist to work in. But despite the age-old machismo, a handful of LGBT singers have found the courage to live proudly as their true selves—a struggle and a victory that shine through in their music. And change is already in the making—in 2014, for example, Kacey Musgraves became the first gay country singer to take home the CMA Song of the Year award, for “Follow Your Arrow,” written by two LGBT songwriters. As the country music industry continues to grow and develop, so too will the attitudes toward LGBT artists.

It was a hallmark moment for the country crooner, who came out as gay earlier this year!

November 11 2021 9:23 AM

The Brothers Osborne singer responded with the grace and compassion we do not possess.

May 05 2021 1:11 PM

"I realize that it is a big part of who I am."

February 03 2021 1:29 PM

He will perform it at Beloved Arise’s Queer Youth of Faith Day.

June 29 2020 4:14 PM

Even Kylie needs to have a Joanne moment.

April 06 2018 12:36 PM

The country singer performs at the inaugural Concert for Love & Acceptance in Nashville during the CMA Music Festival to help at-risk LGBT youth.

June 12 2015 8:23 AM
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