Pride month has become one of the important celebrations in the United States of America, as well as other countries across the world.
This celebration in the US is used to remember the Stonewall riots in June 1969.
Like every celebration, it brings the people of the LGBTQ+ community together to remember all that they have lived through and done to impact the world
Celebrities in different parts of the world, also join in this celebration. From Elliot Page to Lil Nas X, Janelle Monáe, Halsey and many more.
Keep scrolling for more details.
Lil Nas X
Born as Montero Lamar Hill in Lithia Springs, Georgia, on April 9, 1999, the American singer and songwriter, gained prominence after releasing country rap single; “Old Town Road.”
Also, when the song was at its peak of success, the singer decided to come out to the world in a tweet.
While fans were shocked at this revelation, they received him with love. This also helped his single top the Billboard charts for a long time.
“I 100% want to represent the LGBT community,” he said during a 2020 interview with “The Guardian.”
Elliot Page is a Canadian actor and producer, who has several incredible acting roles associated with his name in the industry.
He was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada on February 21, 1987. His movie breakthrough happened in 2005, after he starred in “Hard Candy,” and received two awards for it.
In 2020, he disclosed that he was transgender and made ‘his’ a preferred pronoun.
“…I love that I am trans. And I love that I am queer. And the more I hold myself close and fully embrace who I am, the more I dream, the more my heart grows and the more I thrive,” he wrote in an open letter to his fans.
Samuel Frederick Smith is a known British singer-songwriter, who became popular after he was featured in a single titled “Latch” in 2012.
He would then go on to release incredible tracks and albums, some of which topped the UK charts many times. Smith is a four-time Grammy Award winner and has Golden Globe and Oscar accolades to his name.
He came out as genderqueer in October 2017 saying; “I am at no stage just yet to eloquently speak at length about what it means to be non-binary, but I can’t wait for the day that I am. So for now, I just want to be VISIBLE and open.”
Janelle Monáe Robinson is a known American singer, actress and record producer, signed under Atlantic Records.
She kicked off her singing career in 2003, with a demo album called “The Audition.” Although she dabbles in filmmaking for a while, Monáe puts all her energy into her music.
The singer identifies as bisexual and pansexual, however, in 2020, she tweeted #IAmNonbinary.
“Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationship with both men and women, I consider myself to be a free a** motherf***er.” Monáe said during an 2018 interview with Rolling Stone.
Laverne Cox is a popular American actress and a strong representative of the LGBTQ+ community. She has also featured in movies where she educated people on her sexuality.
Cox made headlines in 2014, when she became the first transgender person to earn a Primetime Emmy Award nomination.
“I’m sexy and I’m going to own that because I think trans women are sexy. A lot of us are sexy not despite our transness, but because of our transness. That’s just the truth,” the actress explained in 2018 to “Self Magazine.”