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Chely Wright Is Engaged To Lauren Blitzer, August Wedding Planned


Country singer Chely Wright, star of the Internet’s favorite 2010 guessing game, is engaged to girlfriend Lauren Blitzer, the development director of Faith in America in New York City. (She is also, apparently the “corporate giving manager” at GLSEN.) She’s also the co-author of Same Sex in the City: So Your Prince Charming Is Really a Cinderella, which landed her a flashy “lesbian friendship” piece in the Times in 2005. Chely and Lauren met doing their LGBT activism work, we’re told, and they will marry in Connecticut on August 20.

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13 Comments

  • Matt

    Congratulations!

  • Petrarch

    wow, those are two hot lesbians.

  • zeb

    Chely, I keep checking the mailbox and what, theres no invite?! Send again! jk.

    Congrats to such talented lovely people. this gives hope to all us single folks.

  • Frederick

    Congratulations! Incidentally,I have seen Chely Wright on television as a representive for GLSEN, and she appears to be an excellent advocate for LGBT students.

  • FouFou

    Mazel Tov!

  • jason

    Oh, please, in 2 years they’ll have split up. Neither of them look genuine to me. I could be wrong but that’s my impression.

    They look more like fake lesbians with long flowing hair designed to titillate sleazy straight guys.

  • Right Wingers Are Socioptahs (John From England)

    @jason:

    Lol!

  • dani

    @jason: I’ll hug you

  • OURsceneTV

    Wright and Blitzer first met through GLSEN – an organization in which Chely serves as a national spokesperson and her partner Lauren formerly served as Manager of Special Events. Our cameras caught up with Wright at the GLSEN event that night where an emotional Chely talked about how coming out changed her life and career. Click link to watch: http://ourscenetv.com/posts/380/chely-wright-proud-to-be-gay-at-glsen

  • EM

    Wow, Jason and you live alone with 3 cats, have a steroid problem, work as an interior decorator and then bake cookies all evening right? I can tell that just by your internet persona, I can judge you right here and now. I can also say you have a fly by night existance with men and will never settle down. See, how great is it to be judged by a total stranger?

  • greenmusic23f

    Congrats!

  • Mary

    They are cute, and i like ppl who can be honest and live thir lifes without hidden their own feelings… and beeing respected and valued for waht they are and not for their sexuality. So Congrats!

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