Country Singer Chely Wright Marries Girlfriend

LGBT activists wed in Connecticut

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Country singer Chely Wright married her girlfriend Lauren Blitzer on a country estate in Connecticut on Saturday. Wright got engaged to Blitzer back in April, a year after coming out publicly as a lesbian. The couple were married by both a rabbi and a reverend on land owned by Blitzer's aunt.

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Wright has been an activist for LGBT rights since coming out in May of 2010. Blitzer, ten years Wright's junior, is also an activist.

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