The legendary out singer initially wrote a song about Orlando to make herself less scared and angry. But putting it out into the world "feels like holding someone's hand."
A longtime rumor about the pop superstar is confirmed by her ex-husband.
After North Carolina passed a controversial anti-LGBT law, many entertainers boycotted the state or donated proceeds from their shows to LGBT organizations.
This musician left behind the closet, but not his evangelical faith.
The singer, who performed in North Carolina last week, also says she doesn't care where she relieves herself.