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Friday, Aug 6, 2010
by PopMatters Staff
by Ali Trachta
LA Weekly (4 August 2010)

“Chely Wright is a gay country singer, which for some feels like calling someone a clumsy heart surgeon or a nymphomaniac nun. You just can’t be both. It’s partly this prevailing idea that somehow “gay” and “country star” is an oxymoron that kept Wright in the closet for so long. But in early May, amid a fury of media buzz and speculation, Wright came out, and like the proverbial toothpaste, there’s no going back in. West Coast Sound chatted with her on the phone yesterday to find out how her life has changed since her big reveal, and how she handles being the apparent lone homosexual in Nashville.”


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