‘There’s always been gay people in the black community.’ – Queen Latifah

106 & ParkSociety is not accepting enough of gay black people, according to Queen Latifah.

In an interview with Uptown Magazine, the 45-year-old discussed how difficult it is for black gay women, but stopped short of including herself in that category.

The actress and TV host, who is frequently pictured with her rumoured partner Eboni Nichols, has never personally commented on her own sexuality.

“People’s ideas in general are antiquated when it comes to who you love,” she said. “We haven’t moved as quickly as we probably should. And the reality is that there’s always been gay people in the black community, so it’s not foreign to us. And not just as a black community but just a society as a whole.” Continue reading

Is She Out? Queen Latifah Photographed Sharing Romantic Vacation With Rumored Girlfriend

Capture671Queen Latifah has always been pretty guarded when it comes to discussing her sexuality. Just last summer, she told the Hollywood Reporter that it’s no one’s business but her own what her sexual preference is.

“I don’t feel the need to discuss my private life on this show or any other show,” said the actress and talk show host. “There’s the part of my life that the public and I share together. And there’s the part that’s mine to keep for myself. And that’s mine. For me.”

Either she no longer cares whether or not the public knows her sexual preference or she didn’t expect to be tracked down by the paparazzi during a romantic vacation that she recently took to Italy with her rumored girlfriend. The love birds were spotted yesterday taking a romantic walk along the beach and also relaxing poolside at Hotel Cala di Volpe, where they exchanged kisses and other affectionate gestures.