Gen X Christian music star Jennifer Knapp has come out as a lesbian at the same time that she is coming out with a new album. The 36 year old Kansas native has been a popular Christian music singer since 1998 when her first album, Kansas was released.
Reuters has stated that there are no other well known Christian musicians who are openly gay. Knapp told Reuters that she was celibate for 10 years because she was an unmarried Christian woman. She says she underwent an early midlife crisis and had to look at her faith, her career and her sexuality. She now spends most of her time in Australia but has an American girlfriend.
Jennifer Knapp doesn’t consider herself to be a crusader for the gay community and she still considers herself to be a Christian, a gay Christian. Her new album will be a little more mainstream and she hopes her fans, Christian and non-Christian alike, will give it and her a chance.
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