08/03/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Lesbian Country Music Star Chely Wright To Lead Chicago's Pride Parade

Chely Wright, a country music star who recently came out as a lesbian, will be the grand marshal at this year's Chicago Pride Parade, organizers said Wednesday.

Wright made sizable waves in the often-conservative world of country music when she opened up last month about her sexuality.

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