BP —Dove Award-winning artist Jennifer Knapp has revealed in a series of interviews that she is a lesbian and in a relationship — a revelation that may shock many in the Christian community but that should serve as a lesson for the evangelical church, a Southern Baptist Convention leader says. Knapp won a Dove Award in for new artist of the year, the first of four Dove Awards she won over the next five years. She also was nominated for a Grammy in She told Christianity Today that she has been in a same-sex relationship with the same person since around
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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. Her new album will be released in May, and she has revealed that she has been in a same-sex relationship for the past eight years. The revelation rocked the Christian music scene, where Knapp was a darling of fans and critics before her self-imposed exile. The intensely private singer said she's not at all surprised by the shock waves.
Christian music star Jennifer Knapp says she is a lesbian
By Dean Goodman. The year-old Kansas native, who dated men during her college days, is braced for a backlash from religious fans who faithfully shot down whispered rumors about her sexuality over the years. In the past, the industry looked dimly on those who deviated from the straight and narrow.
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