By Dino-Ray Ramos. Porter, who was on vacation when he learned of the news, talked to Deadline about his limited oxygen intake since he realized Tuesday was Emmy nomination day. As Porter points out, his nomination marks one of the first — if not the first — time an openly gay Black actor has been nominated in the Lead Actor category.
LGBT black celebrities occupy every career in entertainment. Several actors, comedians, journalists, and athletes are both black and gay - or lesbian, bisexual, queer, or questioning. This list of gay black celebrities is loosely ranked by fame and popularity.
What it's like coming out as a black man when people see it as a 'white thing'. I still remember my mum saying that to me. But I was 23 and still living at home, and I had no idea my mum had been listening through the door. I remember feeling so scared in that moment.
Lori Lightfoot made history on April 2 when she became the first openly gay black woman to be elected mayor of Chicago. A political newcomer, her progressive policies, personal history and status as an outsider appealed to voters. When Lightfoot first entered the mayoral race, many considered her a fringe candidate.
Smollett, who is gay and Jewish, has said two masked men beat him after shouting racial and homophobic slurs and tied a rope around his neck early on January He confirmed that a search warrant was executed at the Chicago apartment where the men lived but did not have any information about what exactly what police found. Police say those reports are unconfirmed.
Billy Porter is the first openly gay black man to be nominated in the outstanding lead actor in a drama series category for the Emmys. The show, which is now in its second season and is broadcast on BBC in the UK, was also nominated in the drama series category. Porter was previously nominated for a Golden Globe for his work on the show, which features a number of queer and transgender actors.
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