Wanda Sykes Rallies Against H8: 'I'm Proud to Be Gay'

From the Las Vegas Prop 8 protest.

"I am very proud. I am proud to be a woman, I'm proud to be a black woman, and I'm proud to be gay. And I love you all. Now let's go get our damn equal rights!"—Wanda Sykes, coming out at the Las Vegas Prop 8 protest and announcing she and her wife were married in California in October. (Via.)

I didn't think I could love her even more after she called herself a feminist on The Tonight Show; I was wrong.


Melissa McEwan writes and edits the blog Shakespeare's Sister.