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Saturday 14th October 2006

Mainstream's The Indigo Girls talk about changing attitudes to their lesbianism

HITMAKING American duo The Indigo Girls, who had a sizeable Christian following until the revelation that they were practising lesbians, spoke recently to Billboard about seeing a greater diversity in their audiences. Said the group's Amy Ray, "There's young people, and people who've grown older with us and bring their kids. And I think there was a time when, if you were a gay performer, it was harder to get a diverse audience as far as sexual orientation goes, when the gay movement hadn't progressed at all. And now in some areas, it's really mixed and really family-oriented." CR

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