Ashley Cadwallader has left Smalls
. PropertyOfZack is reporting
this is due to homophobia from her bandmates.
After months of struggling with the decision, Cadwallader realized she could no longer take the abuse and vitriole [sic] thrown at her by her own bandmates because they refused the accept the fact that she is gay.
The band has sent in a message
to POZ, denying any homophobia or abuse:
Her leaving the band was a professional break. It had nothing to do with my past relationship with her, or who she is as a person. Iíve always expressed nothing but love, and respect to not only her but the people around me. I grew up with a home with a mother who taught me well; love others...