According to Billboard.com, country music legend, Dolly Parton is the latest celebrity to voice her support on the issue of gay rights and has plans for an entire record to back her up.
Parton, a known supporter of LGBT rights and same-sex marriage has announced plans to make a new dance album that will focus on LGBT pride.
During a press conference, the 68-year-old songstress expressed her support for the gay community.
“At some point I would like to do a dance record and I have several songs that are very positive towards the gay community,” she said. “I have a song called ‘Just A Wee bit Gay.’ It’s a great little dance tune, it’s funny and it’s got a lot of comic in it… I do write a lot of songs along those lines with people that are different and are just themselves.”
Parton is one of the most honored female country performers of all time. She has achieved multiple honors including 25 RIAA certified gold, platinum and multi-platinum awards, 25 songs that have reached #1 on the Billboard Country charts, 41 career top 10 country albums and 110 career charted singles.
In addition, she is a seven-time Grammy Award winner and has earned multiple awards from the Country Music Association, Academy of Country Music and American Music Awards.