Azariah Southworth


Azariah Southworth

Azariah Southworth was the creator, host, and producer of "The Remix", a syndicated Christian reality show on the NRB, TBN, JCTV, and VTN networks.cite web| last=| first=| title="The Remix TV Gives Back in the Bahamas" | work=| publisher=christiannewswire.com| date=2007-08-13| url=http://christiannewswire.com/news/974233850.html| accessdate=2008-04-16] "The Remix" was broadcasted in over 128 million homes worldwide and watched by over 200,000 viewers each week on one of several networks.cite web| last=Meredith| first=Brent| title="Azariah Southworth, Popular Christian TV Host, Announces He Is Gay" | work=| publisher=The Huffington Post| date=2008-04-16| url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/04/16/azariah-southworth-popula_n_97078.html| accessdate=2008-04-16]

Southworth, born May 13, 1986, is a resident of Nashville, Tennessee. He announced that he was gay on April 16, 2008, stating, "This has been a long time coming. I’m in a place where I’m at peace with my faith, friends, family and more importantly myself. I know this will end my career in Christian television, but I must now live my life openly and honestly with everyone. This is my reason for doing this." After making this public to the Out & About Newspaper in Nashville, TN it quickly became international news. Southworth was featured on HuffingtonPost.com, PerezHilton.com, The Advocate magazine, Fox News and many more.cite web| last=Meredith| first=Brent| title="Azariah Southworth, Popular Christian TV Host, Announces He Is Gay" | work=| publisher=The Huffington Post| date=2008-04-16| url=http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2008/04/16/azariah-southworth-popula_n_97078.html| accessdate=2008-04-16]

After coming out, Azariah Southworth was invited to join the Equality Ride 2008. Southworth is currently writing a book titled "Appletinis & Ecstasy "the story of a gay Christian TV host" " which will be released in 2009.

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*Homosexuality and Christianity


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