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“I am a happy and healthy Mormon gay pop star.”

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Neon Trees’ Tyler Glenn Comes Out as Gay in Rolling Stone

Mormon frontman speaks for the first time about his lifetime in the closet

“We were always taught, and I hate this word, ‘tolerance,'” he says, regarding his church’s stance on homosexuality, which is notoriously fraught. “The only time that felt different was when the Prop 8 thing came up.”

After the story was posted, Glenn sent out this tweet: “Yes. I am a happy and healthy Mormon gay pop star. I don’t know what it all means, but I’m ok with it.”

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/neon-trees-tyler-glenn-gay-mormon-and-finally-out-20140325

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