It’s not officially Pride month until a well-loved celebrity comes out as some kind of queer.
In a new interview with Porter, actress Tessa Thompson says that she is attracted to both men and women. When asked about her alleged romantic relationship with Janelle Monáe, Thompson chose to be more circumspect.
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“I can take things for granted because of my family – it’s so free and you can be anything that you want to be. I’m attracted to men and also to women,” Thompson told the publication.
Of her relationship with Monáe, Thompson then added: “If I bring a woman home, [or] a man, we don’t even have to have the discussion … That was something I was conscientious of in terms of this declaration around Janelle and myself. I want everyone else to have that freedom and support that I have from my loved ones. But so many people don’t. So, do I have a responsibility to talk about that? Do I have a responsibility to say in a public space that this is my person?” Read more…
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