I can't help who I fall in love with. Being proud to be a gay, black female is," she said, during the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards in Drag queen RuPaul has also been a beacon of empowerment since he first emerged in the music industry with the hit "Supermodel You Better Work. What do you think of these black gay celebrities? Do you think that people who are black and gay are met with an added level of judgement? Many famous African Americans have stated that they had a hard time coming out as gay in their community.
Valerie. Age: 26.
Drag queen RuPaul has also been a beacon of empowerment since he first emerged in the music industry with the hit "Supermodel You Better Work.
Lyra. Age: 25.
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He is the first active male athlete to come out as gay in any of the major American sports. The Curb Your Enthusiasm actress and comedian publicly came out at a same-sex marriage rally in Who is the most famous person who is a gay black celebrity? Waithe was honored as Out Magazine's Artist of the Year in , and she made headlines when she wore a rainbow pride cap to the Met Gala.