Chely Wright and Lauren Blitzer are engaged

Country singer Chely Wright has announced her engagement to Lauren Blitzer. Chely told AfterEllen.com:

We proposed to each other. Designed our rings together, too! We will marry Aug 20, in [Connecticut]. Legal there! I’m beyond lucky to get to share my life with Lauren.

People magazine had this quote from Chely’s rep regarding the engagement:

They met through their youth advocacy work, and say that their passion for Scrabble holds them together.

Lauren is the author of Same Sex in the City and used to be on AfterEllen.com’s video blog, She Said What?. She is currently the development director at Faith in America.

She Said What co-hosts

Congrats to the happy couple!

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