Lena Waithe, Jonathan Groff, Chelsea Manning & Shayne Oliver.
"I think one of the benefits of being out is that you can share your stories, be who you are, and put yourself in the work regardless."
"If I wasn’t a queer black woman, I don’t know if I would have been standing on that stage. I hoped that they could see through me that when you tell your story, when you live your authentic life, only good things will come from it."
"The idea is that I’m different than you, and you have to respect it. As opposed to, I’m different and I’m also the same as you."
"The bathroom bill has turned into a battleground, but trans people didn’t start that battle—it wasn’t an issue until it was turned into one, and it’s a way to undermine our ability to even exist."