Queen Latifah to Headline Gay Pride Festival

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During the same week when North Carolina residents passed a constitutional amendment that defines marriage exclusively between a man and a woman, it looks like Queen Latifah has decided to come out of the closet.

Queen Latifah Photograph

Rumors about the veteran star's sexual preference have been circulating for years, but now it appears she's chosen to end the speculation... by headlining this year's Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival.

It takes place on May 19/20.

Said Pat Crosby, co-president of the event:

“From hip to R&B, pop to standards, Queen Latifah is the voice of our generation, and her concert here will be phenomenal. For her to make her worldwide Pride debut here in Long Beach is a tremendous testament to the popularity of our celebration and to the strength of our community.”

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People need to stop dictating other people's lives. We also need to understand that times are changing and so must we. Who died and made anyone God? Who am I or you to tell anyone to love, feel, cry, rejoice? Wake up!
I am a "straight" woman and I support gays and lesbians. Let be and let live!

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What the fuck GAY! Is not good its an immoral and stupid thing what an idiot + adam and eve are our great grand parents this would no its no would its a disgraceful act ugh Obama you should be ashamed of yourself remember you have little girls to look out for not destroy!

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Not support any programs that use my funds for butt plugs- Dookie shoot septums- pucker string assemblies or butt putty. It's disrespectful it's nasty and it's hurting people.

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Why do straighht people care if we hve one one fuckn day to jst be us so fuck all tht get us misunderstood all gays dnt suck and all r not disrespectful or whtever u all hve questions ask me ill kee all real

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And you are obviously a hateful moron and no one cares about that either. Keep your hate to yourself. Good for her, wish i was closer, i'd go to support them all!