This outlines and recognizes celebrities who are living their best lives as gay men and women. Men and women who are either out or support the Lgbtq community.
Though the year is still young, a number of well-known people have already made the decision to live their truths in public, and we couldn’t be happier about it!
LGBTQ+ Black celebrities occupy every career in entertainment. Several actors, comedians, journalists, and athletes are both Black and gay – or lesbian, bisexual, queer, or questioning. This list of gay Black celebrities is loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Many famous African Americans have stated that they had a hard time coming out as gay in their community. This list of LGBTQ+ African Americans is full of brave celebrities who are blazing a trail for future generations.
Here are all the celebrities who are living their best lives and who have come out as part of the LGBTQ+ community, so far!
Ruby Rose, known for her role on Orange is the New Black, is the first lesbian to lead a superhero series. Her casting and characters are notable for LGBT+ representation, considering most superhero storylines are heterosexual and heteronormative. Ruby Rose remarked, “I would have died to watch this on TV when I was a young LGBT member who felt alone and strange.” Rose, who is gender-fluid, told Elle, “Only you know who you were created to be, and you need to be that person.”
She was upfront and on about her “Thor: Ragnarok” character being bisexual, but she never discussed her personal sexuality until lately. “Sorry to Bother You” actress: “I’m attracted to men and women.” Thompson says she and Janelle Monáe are “very close” Same frequency. We’re OK with folks speculating about us. I’m unconcerned.
The artist and “Moonlight” actress made news when she came out as pansexual. Being a queer black woman in America. I’m a free-ass motherfucker who’s dated men and women.
This model-turned-actress rose to fame in “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” She’s had multiple public relationships with women, including St. Vincent, but told Glamour in 2017 that she’s “fluid.”
Amandla Stenberg, star of “The Hate U Give” and “The Hunger Games,” uses social media to generate dialogues about cultural appropriation, multiracial identity, sexual identity, gender, LGBTQ+ acceptance, and mental health. Stenberg will win the HRC Visibility Award this year for her LGBT+ efforts internationally. Stenberg came out as bisexual in 2016 via Teen Vogue’s Snapchat and just announced she’s a Lesbian.
Lasizwe Dambuza is among the few TV personalities who have made it at a tender age. He is famous for being part of Teen sensation. The 19-year-old has been the centre of attention for his media career which he has established at such a tender age.
Besides his career being the centre of attention, he has also topped the headlines for being among the hot gay men in the country. He came out to reveal that he has a boyfriend by the name Marcus. As though that is not enough, he recently came out to state that he has multiple boyfriends and that Marcus is okay with that. In an interview with Drum magazine, he stated: “I have other boyfriends. I have relationships but my boyfriend and I are good and he loves me”. He went further to applaud Somizi for creating awareness on celebrities who hd come out in South Africa. He goes further to state: “People are really more accepting now because of Somizi, who is making it a normal thing.”