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In a new “Independent Lens documentary” The New Black, gives us an intimate look at how singer Tonéx, a.k.a. B. Slade, shifted gears in his life as a successful gospel artist when he revealed he was gay. The news set off a storm of controversy within the gospel music world and the church, but won him new fans:


Faith Gave Gospel Singer Tonéx The Courage To Come Out!  was originally published on

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