Christian Rock singer Trey Pearson has come out as gay in a heartfelt letter to his fans.
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The lead singer of a Christian rock group, Everyday Sunday has come out as gay. Speaking directly to his fans in a heartfelt letter, Trey Pearson revealed that coming out has lifted a weight and that he’s never felt such freedom.
“I never wanted to be gay. I was scared of what God would think and what all of these people I loved would think about me,
“But if this honesty with myself about who I am, and who I was made by God to be, doesn’t constitute as the peace that passes all understanding, then I don’t know what does. It is like this weight I have been carrying my whole life has been lifted from me, and I have never felt such freedom.”
He said that he hoped his fans “would hear his heart” and that he would still be loved. His band has had considerable successful since their first album released in 2009.
“I hope people will hear my heart, and that I will still be loved. I’m still the same guy, with the same heart, who wants to love God and love people with everything I have.”
He told The Washington Post that he hoped the new album that he is due to release this autumn won’t be affected by revealing his sexuality.