Mipso present a new music video that shows signs of perseverance and determination that they possess as versatile and accomplished musicians ready to release the fifth album in their nine-year career. This year looks a lot like to Bob Mould and he is most definitely, not happy. Not happy at all. His guitar sounds like it's on fire.
UPDATE: Country Music Singer Coming Out in Curve. Could Be Chely Wright. Or Not.
Girl Crushing It: On the Queer Failures and Successes of Country - PopMatters
When Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out on the same day in November of , it marked what seemed like a turning point for equality in country music. Herndon, 52, made a poignant statement about why he'd chosen to stay in the closet for so many years. That sentiment inadvertently tells a hard truth about country music: namely, that it is arguably the only genre of music in which sexual orientation is still an issue to any meaningful degree. Much of that stigma appears to stem from its demographic makeup. I carried that into adulthood, even though I had an awesome and affirming and loving family.
The issue hits stands May 25, but excerpts from that groundbreaking interview can be found on Curvemag. This morning around 10am: We received a tip from a reader directing us to this article from the Examiner, which appears to be a legitimate website. This article stated:. Later this month, Wright will appear on the cover of Curve , a monthly magazine for lesbians. The coming-out print issue of Curve hits the stands May 25th.
Now more than ever, The Portland Mercury depends on your support to help fund our coverage. Please consider supporting local, independent, progressive media with a small monthly recurring contribution. Our staff is working morning, noon, and night to make your contributions count. While I was there, I learned five things as a gay country fan: 1 The fiddle player will always have a nice ass, and the singer will point that out. I've seen everyone from Garth Brooks hefty ass to Alan Jackson skinny butt to Tim McGraw beautiful ass go on and on about how hot their fiddle players are, what big ladies' men they are, and make them turn around to show their butts.