The singer was “in a homosexual relationship” for eight years
Greta Van Fleet Singer Josh Kishka came out publicly on Tuesday, writing that he “has been in a same-sex love affair with my partner for the past eight years.” Kiszka made the announcement on his Instagram, saying those close to him were aware but it was time to expand on the news.
Kiszka noted that he felt compelled to speak out now because his adopted home in Tennessee has been responsible for so much anti-LGBTQ legislation in the past year, from a restrictive sweep bill that was ruled unconstitutional to a series of bills on trans access. . health care. He wrote, “It is imperative that I speak up for my right not only for myself, but hopefully to change hearts, minds, and laws in Tennessee and beyond.”
With that in mind, fans have pointed out a variety of organizations doing advocacy work on the ground in Tennessee. Among them are local pavilions of national organizations like HRC and ACLU, but also local organizations like Inclusion TN, Oasis Center, and Nashville Pride Festival.
He wrote “The LGBTQ+ community is a cultural linchpin, constantly championing positivity and acceptance through art, music, literature, film, and most importantly, legislation.” “The greatest mortal gift of all is our ability to love, and as we travel through time, may our greater understanding of matter around and within us teach us to love ever deeper.”
Greta Van Fleet, in which Kiszka performs with his brothers Jake and Sam alongside Danny Wagner, will release their third studio album. star hunter – “Sacred the Thread” demo – July 21 via Lava/Republic Records. They’ll welcome the release with a tour that begins July 24 in Nashville’s Bridgestone area and includes stops in Seattle, New York, Houston, and an extended tour through Western Europe.