Today, Ty Herndon announced he’s gay. Shortly after, Billy Gilman did the same.
For me, I don’t care if you’re gay, straight, black, white, what your religious or political beliefs are, if you’re rich or poor. If you’re a good person, that’s all I care about. If you’re an artist and crankin’ out some good tunes, I also don’t care what your sexual orientation is. I’m not going to stop listening because of that. So to watch Billy’s video, and understand that the country music industry isn’t as understanding as he, or Ty, or even I would like it to be, well, that makes me very sad. If the music’s good, it’s good. That’s all that should matter.
As Kacey Musgrave’s says, “Follow your arrow”.
Here’s Billy’s emotional video from today…