CNN -- Rumors were rampant when Christian music artist Jennifer Knapp walked away from a successful career seven years ago. There were countless theories as to why Knapp checked out, including the possibility of illness. But the one that raised the most ruckus among her die-hard fans was the one which proved to be true: Jennifer Knapp is gay. This week Knapp burst back onto the music scene with news of a comeback and a coming out.
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Coming out of the closet in the Christian music world is no easy task. Being gay is considered a sin to many religious people, so the backlash could be harsh whether coming out to family or the entire Christian music world. But despite the fear they may face, some of these artists had the courage to speak up in support of the LGBT community, whether by coming out or becoming an open advocate. Here are the top five religious singers and musicians that took the rainbow plunge. Singer and songwriter Knapp revealed her sexuality in an interview with Christianity Today back in April
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In the wake of his death, the awful stories began to surface. Some of them came looking for sexual hookups. Its dark influence is even more pronounced on the black gospel music industry. He was strapping 6 feet tall and looked
Few industries may be as cutthroat as the Christian music industry, where image is everything. Even fellow musicians that were once considered friends will distance from you, at risk of tainting their own images. Few people know these consequences like Trey Pearson , a Christian artist who founded the band Everyday Sunday.