Independent Lens

The New Black: Faith Gave Ton€_Ęx the Courage to Come Out t

Clip: Season 15 Episode 21 | 4m 54s

This video extra from the 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 as well.

Aired: 06/14/14

Rating: TV-PG

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