Janelle Monáe named ‘Suicide Prevention Advocate of the Year’

Story at a glance The nonbinary musician, actor and author Janelle Monáe has been awarded The Trevor Project’s annual Suicide Prevention Advocate of the Year award. Monáe has demonstrated their “unwavering commitment” to spreading LGBTQ+ mental health awareness, the group said Tuesday. Monáe has been open about their sexual orientation and gender identity, as well … Read more

Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson, Jazmine Sullivan speak out during politically charged BET Awards: ‘F*** you, Supreme Co

The 2022 BET Awards took place Sunday, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and rolled back reproductive rights — while simultaneously expanding gun rights in another controversial landmark decision. So, as the emotionally fraught weekend came to an end, many of the award show’s celebrity presenters, performers, and honorees understandably … Read more

BET Awards 2022: Ye honors Diddy with achievement award, Janelle Monáe gives Supreme Court the middle finger

was the man of the night at Sunday’s, where the hip-hop icon was honored with the ceremony’s Lifetime Achievement Award. Following a jam-packed tribute performance, featuring the likes of Jodeci, Mary J Blige, Lil Kim and Diddy himself, an unrecognizable Ye, rocking a mask covering his entire face, gave an impassioned speech about the 52-year-old rapper, who he called his … Read more

Janelle Monáe, Taraji P. Henson, Jazmine Sullivan speak out during politically charged BET Awards: ‘F*** you, Supreme Co

The 2022 BET Awards took place Sunday, just days after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade and rolled back reproductive rights — while simultaneously expanding gun rights in another controversial landmark decision. So, as the emotionally fraught weekend came to an end, many of the award show’s celebrity presenters, performers, and honorees understandably … Read more