Two days later, Gordon posted that he had a good chat with Michael Sam, the first openly gay NFL player, and Jason Collins, the first openly gay NBA player, calling them his 'big brothers'.
Neither were able to make it to the Saturday night ceremony.
Stamets), Sam Vartholomeos (Ensign Connor), Mary Wiseman (Cadet Tilly), Mary Chieffo (L’Rell) and Rainn Wilson (Harry Mudd).
After coming out to his parents at 18, Wilson Cruz's father threw him out of the house, leaving him to live in his car for months.Said Dempsey in that video: “As a white person, I’m going to be having certain racist beliefs because I grew up in a racist society.And it’s only when I’m able to call that out, and just own it and be honest about it, that then helps me manage that so much better so that I can then quell any kind of tendencies of discriminating.” This week, he sits down with actor and activist Wilson Cruz to discuss the topic with regard to gay men who say they prefer one race over another with regard to a partner.“I find myself going from moment to moment in flashes of anger and sorrow, for my family members but also for everyone that was in that room and everyone who lost someone.” Mc Cool was one of 49 men and women shot and killed by Omar Mateen at gay nightclub Pulse on Sunday morning.In a video posted in September called ‘I’m White, Gay, and Racist”, psychotherapist Matthew Dempsey explained that while he understood what it felt like to be discriminated against and treated as ‘the other’ because he is gay, that experience didn’t mean he was free of racist tendencies that were instilled in him by society.As more TV and movie roles came his way, Cruz decided to try his luck on Broadway. He's been honored by GLAAD with their Visibilidad Award, presented to Spanish-language members of the community who have made a difference in promoting equal rights, and he once sat on their board.