It’s the time of yr once more once we honor queer folks of shade for LGBT Delight Month with BET.com‘s 12 Days of Delight. Drag celebrity Shangela Laquifa Wadley helps us have a good time 12 LGBT folks of shade who’re making (or made) huge strikes.
We kick off the collection by honoring Lena Waithe.
Waithe turned the primary Black girl to win an Excellent Writing for a Comedy Collection Emmy for her work on Grasp of None – and the episode she received for was based mostly on her true-life expertise of popping out to her mom as a proud queer girl. The Chicago native additionally created the drama collection The Chi on Showtime, which is about life rising up within the South Aspect of Chicago.
This diva is a daring and fearless storyteller who makes no apologies for being a Black queer girl.
Watch Shangela break all of it down within the video, above.