This Hunger Games Actress Has Given A Shocking Statement On Her Sexuality!
Amandla Stenberg, who is an American actress and singer has revealed some shocking facts about her sexuality. The actress has appeared in her first feature film, Colombiana, as a younger version of Zoe Saldana's character. She is quite known for her role in Hunger Games. Read more to find out the facts about her sexuality.
She is an Intersectional Feminist!
Amandla is considered as an Intersectional feminist, The actress never failed to express her political views in several Interviews and on social media. She was even awarded as “Feminist of the Year” in 2015 by the Ms. Foundation Women.
Her Feud with Andy Cohen!
Back in 2015, when Cohen had rough words for the Hunger Game actress. Given the reputation and status of her, the incident caused a huge trouble for Andy Cohen. He accused Kylie Jenner of cultural appropriation for sporting cornrows. He labeled her as a “jackhole” of the day. Later, he apologized for his harsh words.
Amandla: Pansexual is more accurate for me!
Amandla, in an interview for Elle’s September 2016, said,”Bisexual is a word I am not too attached to … it implies a dichotomy that doesn’t take into account, trans people. So maybe pansexual is more accurate for me.”
The statement sparked a huge controversy!
The statement sparked a huge controversy. There were a number of questions being raised on her sexuality. She didn’t make any further remarks after giving a controversial statement.
Here’s the shocking revelation from her!
Recently, in an interview with Wonderland Magazine, she came out as gay. Here’s what the actress said, “Yep, I’m gay,” she further added “Where do I start? I’m grateful for how being gay has afforded me this ability to experience and understand love and sex, and therefore life, in an expansive and infinite way.”
She is proud of being a gay!
Here’s what she said on the difficulties faced by her being a gay, “I am able to rid myself of those parameters, I found myself in a deep well of unbounded and untouchable love free from the dominion of patriarchy.” she further added “My sexuality is not a byproduct of my past experiences with men, who I have loved, but rather a part of myself I was born with and love deeply.”
She recalls the moment when she realized they were gay!
Recalling the moment, when she realized she was gay, she said, “One might assume that they were mournful sobs, but actually quite the opposite in my lived experience,” she further added “I was so overcome with this profound sense of relief when I realized that I’m gay – not bi, not pan, but gay – with a romantic love for women.”