I never notice what the venues are or who’s calling or where they’re from; I just have these discussions and they’re great, and then I move on.
Just being and living openly in that area changed minds on its own. And we’ve learned a lot from each other personally. Phil married my sister, and I was the maid of honor and Tim was the best man.
What was your experience growing up gay in a small town? My parents were amazing about it, my siblings were great, they came around, and I had the support from my community.
Again, the whole concept of where you stand out the most is where you’re most needed.
She's traveling via bus with Brandi and the band, something that might seem amazing but maybe not altogether relaxing.
I hope they take care of each other, love each other, and live normal, happy lives, for the rest of their lives.
Many of your childhood influences were country artists, and you’ve gradually moved into that genre. I haven’t made any strategic moves or decisions to move toward a more country-defined flavor in my music or in my lifestyle.