” You don’t have to make your life look like anybody else says it should look. “


” I’d go to lesbian parties. I felt like I wasn’t hard enough to be butch, but I wasn’t wearing heels and a skirt – I wasn’t femme – so I felt like I was sort of invisible. “


” When I first came out, holidays were hard. I reached a point where I didn’t go home anymore. I constructed my own, kind of like, family group around Christmas. “


” Before Charlottesville, it might have been easy to dismiss the plot of ‘Mudbound’ as no longer relevant. Now, I feel like audiences will be more receptive to the material – and to interrogating their personal histories after watching it. “


” For me, like, obviously, I want to see myself onscreen. “


” Creatively, I just like interesting characters. So straight, gay, or whatever – like, whatever, wherever the characters are coming from or their lifestyle. “


” I grew up listening to Mary J. Blige’s music. When I initially met her, it was like, ‘Oh, wow. I’m meeting this woman whose music was the soundtrack of my college years. “



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When I first came out, holidays were hard. I reached a point where I didn
Before Charlottesville, it might have been easy to dismiss the plot of
For me, like, obviously, I want to see myself onscreen.
Creatively, I just like interesting characters. So straight, gay, or whatever - like, whatever, wherever the characters are coming from or their lifestyle.
I grew up listening to Mary J. Blige

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