At the time, she was an internationally-renowned Christian recording artist and worship leader. She traveled the world entertaining and inspiring. She could hardly afford her home. And slowly, she put her world back together. But her true love has always been and still remains music. Under her stage name Elle G.
For Gay Christian Musicians, Work Balances Faith, Art, Love
For Gay Christian Musicians, Work Balances Faith, Art, Love : NPR
Lesbian , gay , bisexual and transgender LGBT music is music that focuses on the experiences of gender and sexual minorities   as a product of the broad gay liberation movement. LGBT music spans the entire spectrum of popular music. Others are straight allies that have expressed their support for the community. In the s, New Orleans began testing different prostitution policies which led to brothels and gay musicians like Tony Jackson or Bessie Smith. Jazz was born from many homosexual artists. As it flourished, blues performers like Lucille Bogan and Ma Rainey began singing about their sexual adventures with other women.
Ex-Christian music star Jennifer Knapp tells of coming out
Does it matter if the lyrics you sing to worship God were written by someone with whom you have deep theological disagreements? Christian rock star Vicky Beeching forced her fans to confront this question last week when she told The Independent that she is a lesbian. Her songs are among the most commonly sung in North American churches.
The Christian music industry is a small part of the larger music industry , that focuses on traditional Gospel music , Southern gospel , contemporary Christian music , and alternative Christian music. It is sometimes called the gospel music industry , although this designation is not a limitation on the musical styles represented. Christian artists generally use secular styles, pairing them with lyrics that display faith and spirituality to varying degrees.