In a era when LGBTQ beings are fronting extraordinary invites, queer visibility is as important as it has ever been.
After years of progressive paces, 2017 find in many ways like a giant step backward for LGBTQ equality at the national level. Against that political backdrop, visualizing queer actors, creators and other personalities share their genuine egoes was all the more empowering.
The year identified some celebs, like famous singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, express whom they absolutely are in high-profile, impactful interviews. Others, like “1 3 Reasons Why” star Brandon Flynn and “True Blood” actress Rutina Wesley, used social media in innovative and powerful ways to open up about their sexualities.
Regardless of the directions they took, nonetheless, these acclaimed faces helped influence the global communication on lesbian credence by sharing their passages.