For many in the dance music community, the narrative which just surfaced that Grant Kwiecinski is gay comes as no big surprise. The icon known as has not been exactly secretive about his sexual orientation to his colleagues and fan base in the, glitch hop, future funk and electro soul scenes — and why should he be, what with his message #ShowLoveSpreadLove that saturates his every artistic and pressional life?
However, today, June 6, GRiZ addressed this topic more publicly than ever before, as LGBT Pride Month ficially begins. In a Huffington Post OP-ED, the All Good Records-head discusses the necessities and difficulties his own journey toward coming to terms with his sexuality. In his moving piece, Kwiecinski provides a narrative which is as uplifting as it is critical for many today’s LGBTQ – and, indeed, cishet – youth to hear.
Kwiecinski writes the following the difficulties he faced growing up, the importance openly gay role models in the community, and provides a message inspiration for those who feel a connection to his story:
Read the full Huffington Post OP-ED .
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