Raven-Symoné Tells Oprah She Refuses to be Called ‘Gay’ or ‘African American’
The former child star and Disney actress confronted rumors about her sexuality, and told Oprah why she rejects the label “African American.”
the actress seemingly came out. After the Supreme Court overturned the Defense of Marriage Act, Raven shared her joy with her followers.
I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you
— Raven-Symonè (@MissRavenSymone) August 2, 2013
“That was my way of saying I’m proud of the country. But, I will say that I’m in an amazing, happy relationship with my partner. A woman,” she explained. Raven is rumored to be dating AzMarie Livingston, a former Top Model contestant.
“I’m tired of being labeled,” she continued. “I’m an American. I’m not an African American; I’m an American…and that’s a colorless person…I don’t label myself…I connect with Caucasian. I connect with Asian. I connect with Black. I connect with Indian. I connect with each culture.”
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