By Glennisha Morgan
BET is celebrating LGBT Pride with a series featuring queer and transgender celebrities. Among them are New York Times bestselling author Janet Mock, Brooklyn Nets center Jason Collins, R&B singer Monifah Carter and Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner. During the interviews they discussed homophobia, labels, coming out and what pride means to them. Check out Carter, Mock and Griner’s interviews below.
Glennisha Morgan serves as ELIXHER’s Entertainment Editor. She is the founder of The Fembassy (a blog that is solely dedicated to women MCs), a multimedia journalist, photographer and filmmaker. During her career she has interviewed people like Russell Simmons, La La Anthony, MC Lyte, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Laverne Cox, and Marsha Ambrosius. In 2010, Glennisha was featured in BET’s first original music documentary, ‘My Mic Sounds Nice.’