Recently going on record with how difficult it can be to balance life as an openly gay man with life as a a recording artist, Adam Lambert stopped and combined both worlds this week.
Prior to performing "A Change Is Gonna Come" in Los Angeles on Wednesday night, the singer told the crowd:
"The thing about the song is, it's amazing that it was originally intended for civil rights, and ladies and gentlemen, if you haven't noticed, the gay and lesbian community is in a civil-rights movement right now."
Adam then detailed his own experiences with discrimination before moving into a heartfelt rendition of the single. Watch it all unfold now: