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January 16, 2013

Religious country star and American Idol winner has spoken out on marriage equality after she caused a conservative uproar

When American country star Carrie Underwood revealed she was in favor of gay marriage last year, it caused a conservative uproar.

But now she is risking the same backlash again, as the musical darling of the Conservatives in the US has reaffirmed her belief in marriage equality.

In June 2012, Underwood told British newspaper The Independent that she thinks, as a Christian, everyone should have the right to ‘love publicly’.

January 16, 2013

Religious country star and American Idol winner has spoken out on marriage equality after she caused a conservative uproar

When American country star Carrie Underwood revealed she was in favor of gay marriage last year, it caused a conservative uproar.

But now she is risking the same backlash again, as the musical darling of the Conservatives in the US has reaffirmed her belief in marriage equality.

In June 2012, Underwood told British newspaper The Independent that she thinks, as a Christian, everyone should have the right to ‘love publicly’.

December 17, 2012

'I don't even know if they remember there are contestants anymore'

This spring will mark 10 years ago that Clay Aiken was launched to stardom after finishing as runner-up on American Idol.

He's one of the show's biggest breakout stars along with Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Carrie Underwood and Chris Daughtry.

But don't Aiken doesn't expect to be invited back to mark the 10 year anniversary of his season.

June 26, 2012

Ep50! Our Golden Jubilee Episode! This week we talk to Warhol Superstar Penny Arcade about her show in London.

Ep50! Our Golden Jubilee Episode! This week we talk to Warhol Superstar Penny Arcade about her show in London.

Also find out about CLASP, a new LGBT initiative in Camden, we start our campaign to have gay WWII codebreaker Alan turning honoured on a 9 bob note. 

Plus when Baylen met Carrie Underwood, Lucio goes sailing, and Amy entertains in Colchester. All that, plus news from GayStarNews.

June 26, 2012

Ep50! Our Golden Jubilee Episode! This week we talk to Warhol Superstar Penny Arcade about her show in London.

Ep50! Our Golden Jubilee Episode! This week we talk to Warhol Superstar Penny Arcade about her show in London.

Also find out about CLASP, a new LGBT initiative in Camden, we start our campaign to have gay WWII codebreaker Alan turning honoured on a 9 bob note. 

Plus when Baylen met Carrie Underwood, Lucio goes sailing, and Amy entertains in Colchester. All that, plus news from GayStarNews.

June 20, 2012

'I generally try to stay out of any kind of controversy'

Carrie Underwood may be supportive of gay marriage, but it doesn't look like the Country music superstar is eager to become an outspoken LGBT activist on a regular basis.

Ever since she said in an interview with British newspaper The Independent, that said she believes, as a Christian, everyone has the right to ‘love publicly,' Underwood has been criticized by some social conservatives.

June 20, 2012

'I generally try to stay out of any kind of controversy'

Carrie Underwood may be supportive of gay marriage, but it doesn't look like the Country music superstar is eager to become an outspoken LGBT activist on a regular basis.

Ever since she said in an interview with British newspaper The Independent, that said she believes, as a Christian, everyone has the right to ‘love publicly,' Underwood has been criticized by some social conservatives.

June 14, 2012

Country music singer under attack by some for her support of gay marriage

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) launched a Twitter campaign today (14 June) to show support for country music singer Carrie Underwood who is being attacked by some fans because she recently spoke out in favor of gay marriage.

In a recent profile interview with British newspaper The Independent, the country singer said she believes, as a Christian, everyone has the right to ‘love publicly.'

June 14, 2012

Country music singer under attack by some for her support of gay marriage

The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) launched a Twitter campaign today (14 June) to show support for country music singer Carrie Underwood who is being attacked by some fans because she recently spoke out in favor of gay marriage.

In a recent profile interview with British newspaper The Independent, the country singer said she believes, as a Christian, everyone has the right to ‘love publicly.'

June 12, 2012

This week the team gather to discuss a Texas Pastor getting real over gay rights with  a bit of Cheryl Cole Jubilee gossip.

This week the team gather to discuss a Texas Pastor getting real over gay rights with  a bit of Cheryl Cole Jubilee gossip.

Also the Co-Op are supporting the gays and we chat about Carrie Underwood coming out for marriage equality.

Plus Amy goes to Stockholm, Lucio hangs out with Kevin Rowland, and Baylen gets older.

June 12, 2012

This week the team gather to discuss a Texas Pastor getting real over gay rights with  a bit of Cheryl Cole Jubilee gossip.

This week the team gather to discuss a Texas Pastor getting real over gay rights with  a bit of Cheryl Cole Jubilee gossip.

Also the Co-Op are supporting the gays and we chat about Carrie Underwood coming out for marriage equality.

Plus Amy goes to Stockholm, Lucio hangs out with Kevin Rowland, and Baylen gets older.

June 9, 2012

Religious country star and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood has spoken out in favor of marriage equality

While Carrie Underwood may be the musical darling of religious Conservatives in the US, she has risked a backlash by speaking out on gay rights.

In a profile interview with British newspaper The Independent, the country singer said she believes, as a Christian, everyone has the right to ‘love publicly’.

June 9, 2012

Religious country star and American Idol winner Carrie Underwood has spoken out in favor of marriage equality

While Carrie Underwood may be the musical darling of religious Conservatives in the US, she has risked a backlash by speaking out on gay rights.

In a profile interview with British newspaper The Independent, the country singer said she believes, as a Christian, everyone has the right to ‘love publicly’.

May 31, 2012

'I’m struggling because I have not heard that from the big stars in country music'

When she was one of Country music's brightest stars in the mid-90s, Chely Wright was winning awards, had number one hits like Single White Female and was dating fellow singer Brad Paisley.

She now finds herself being quietly rejected by Nashville ever since coming out as a lesbian in 2010.

'As my friend said, 'I don't think (the rejection is) going to be fire and brimstone, I think they're going to freeze her out,'' the singer said this week on CBS This Morning.

May 23, 2012

First openly gay singer to reach top spot in first week of release

Elton John and George Michael have had albums debut at number one on the Billboard charts but neither were openly gay at the time. So Adam Lambert made some history on Wednesday (23 May) when his album Trespassing opened in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

By selling 77,000 copies, Trespassing dislodged Carrie Underwood's Blown Away and outperformed Lambert's first album, For Your Entertainment, which had debuted at number three.

'Thank you to the Glamily for helping me make HISTORY!' Lambert tweeted to his 1.5 million followers on Twitter.

May 23, 2012

First openly gay singer to reach top spot in first week of release

Elton John and George Michael have had albums debut at number one on the Billboard charts but neither were openly gay at the time. So Adam Lambert made some history on Wednesday (23 May) when his album Trespassing opened in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart.

By selling 77,000 copies, Trespassing dislodged Carrie Underwood's Blown Away and outperformed Lambert's first album, For Your Entertainment, which had debuted at number three.

'Thank you to the Glamily for helping me make HISTORY!' Lambert tweeted to his 1.5 million followers on Twitter.