Every day, more and more people are finding the courage to share their sexuality. Coming out is not easy for anyone and can be even more complicated for those already living in the spotlight. Increasingly, celebrities have become outspoken about their sexualities — no easy feat, especially for people of color. By sharing their truth, they've inspired their fans to embrace their identities, while creating a safe space of acceptance within their own individual fandoms. Particularly during Black History Month , we often focus on the contribution of notable people who are lending their voices to inspire , educate, and entertain within the Black sphere, but neglect to recognize the added pressure of being Black and queer — which is also a marginalized group.
LGBTQ Hollywood: 29 Stars Who Came Out in , From Jameela Jamil to Elliot Page
For one, they're uber successful. And extremely good-looking. So chances are, they aren't exactly struggling to find love so much as finding a time to settle down or the right partner. From the happily unbetrothed to those chronically unlucky in love, celebrity singles are carving their own path for their love lives—and doing so in the public eye. While some of these famous faces may very well be in relationships that have so-far flown under-the-radar, others are fully embracing the solo life and everything that comes with it. Here are 40 celebrities who are single, and are mingling on their own terms, including eternal bachelors and those who've tried the married life a few times to little success.
Here are all the celebrities who came out as LGBTQ+ in 2020
From s civil rights activist Bayard Rustin to Chicago's first black female and lesbian mayor, Lori Lightfoot, black LGBTQ Americans have long made history with innumerable contributions to politics, art, medicine and a host of other fields. Bentley was a gender-bending performer during the Harlem Renaissance. Donning a top hat and tuxedo, Bentley would sing the blues in Harlem establishments like the Clam House and the Ubangi Club.
Kevin Bacon is taking up the fight for gender equality by demanding more full-frontal male nudity in movies and on TV. How hard would it be to show one or two wieners every couple of minutes? Come on!