Friday, February 05, 2010

Singer Matthew David: 'I am gay. I am Christian. I'm not hiding anything'

"Growing up gay in [the small B.C. town of] Abbotsford with a Baptist minister for a father, Matthew David [pictured] waited a long time to come out," reports Sean Horlor. The 27-year-old singer, who came out to his family [last] year after deciding to release an autobiographical album, admits he was afraid he’d lose everything if he revealed his sexuality to those closest to him. “My whole world was Christian,” he explains. “My family, my extended family — my school was a private Christian school. For anyone to discover that I was gay would have been devastating.” READ MORE