This had to happen sooner or later.
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Another brave famous face reppin' the gay community!!!
The songstress wrote, in an open letter on EveryoneIsGay.com, that she is in fact a lesbian. Not only that, but Jenny dives into her past struggles with sexuality, her coming out story, AND her plans to marry the advocacy site's co-crreator Kristin Russo.
"I’m writing to tell you, among other things, that I am super gay…I think it is damaging and isolating for young people to look out into the world and not see a representation of their experience. To encounter others who are like you is to know that you are not alone. Even if you never meet them in real life, these representatives help to contextualize you – they are proof that you are part of something. You are not an anomaly. You are not a mistake.I am thankful that in recent years, it has become a bit more common for people from all walks of life to step forward and identify themselves as human beings who also happen to be gay. I am proud to offer my voice to that expanding chorus."
And we're SO proud to have you singing for equality with us!!
If only we could get to a point where we didn't have to remind people that who they are is not a mistake.
Thankfully, our community is lucky to have such a strong, eloquent advocate to help us makes leaps in accepting EVERYONE, no matter what their sexuality is!
Read the FULL epic letter …AFTER THE JUMP!!
Jenny Owen Youngs is back!!!
One of our favorite inidie folksters has returned with a sound that is more beefed up but still feels very much HER.
Check out the inspiring tune (above)!
Check out the first video (above) for If I Didn't Know, off Perezcious fave Jenny Owen Youngs's new album!
Oh, joyous day!
One of our favoritest favorites, Miz Jenny Owen Youngs, has just come out with her own Christmas song that doesn't suck.
Things We Don't Need Anymore is typical J.O.Y. It's devastatingly beautiful and tinged with a bittersweet sadness.
You will loves!
Enjoy below and then CLICK HERE to listen to some other songs from Jenny Owen Youngs.
This is one of our favorite songs of ALL TIME. It is just insanely exquisite. And the video manages to perfectly capture the precious beauty of the song.
We're so proud of J.O.Y. Our little girl is all grown up and an inspiring woman. So much talent!
You must CLICK HERE to check it out!
Jenny's on tour! Click here to find out where and when she's playing!
Five days to go!
Our big Perez Hilton Presents concert is this Sunday, September 30th, at 7 PM at the El Rey in Los Angeles.
And the show is completely sold out!!!
We are elated to announce that one of the ferociously talented artists entertaining the capacity crowd will be Miz Jenny Owen Youngs.
We've been a huge fan and supporter of this brilliant singer/songwriter for a while now and we are thrilled that she's going to take part in our inaugural event.
If you have yet to experience the brazilliance that is Jenny, CLICK HERE to watch her totally cute new music video for Hot in Herre, yes a cover of the Nelly song. Better than the original!
It's going to be a magical evening!