• Republican Lawmaker Block Vote to Honor Gay Country Singer TJ Osborne Due to ‘Some Concerns'

    10 days ago - By Billboard

    A symbolic gesture to honor T.J. Osborne from Brothers Osborne turned sour when a Tennessee Republican lawmaker blocked the resolution and ignited a Twitter storm.
    Osborne, who came out in February to become one of very few openly gay country artists to be signed to a major label , was to be honored by the Tennessee state legislature.
    The wheels were fully in motion on Tuesday, with 30 senators passing the bill.
    That was, until Jeremy Faison used his power as the Chair of the House Republican Caucus to block the resolution. Faison gave only a curious reason for his combative stance: “We...
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