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In this special series, LGBT celebrities and public figures talk to Tim Teeman about the Stonewall Riots and their legacy— see more here. Lee Daniels is a multi-award winning and Oscar-nominated director, producer, writer, and co-creator of Empire. When and how did you first hear about the Stonewall Riots? What did you make of them? I heard about them in my early […]
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I’m not so upset anymore about getting older … turning 60. Cause I can actually remember when there was no #gayprideday let alone a #gaypridemonth .. it’s seems like just yesterday that I mustered up the courage to even go to my first #gaypride … of being afraid that the police would shut us down or worse, getting beaten by them.. and it’s seems like just yesterday that I took my kids to a parade …we’ve come a long way .. I’m proud to say that we still gotta ways to go .. and even prouder to say that I have witnessed it all. 🌈🌈🇺🇸🌈🇺🇸👊🏾🌈 #happypride