Javier Muñoz: Love Letter to the LGBTQ Community

Javier Muñoz
Chad Griffith

Javier Muñoz

For Gay Pride Month, Billboard asked numerous pop culture luminaries to write 'love letters' to the LGBTQ community. Below, Broadway actor Javier Muñoz -- who played Usnavi in In the Heights and Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton, and is an advocate for the HIV positive community -- shares his. Read more Pride Month love letters here.

The stories you share of how my coming out helped you come out; the stories you share of how my resilience has invigorated your own; the stories you share of how I inspired you; all that you say I give to you is returned to me from you tenfold.

You inspire me. You invigorate my resilience. So much of my strength to live my truth comes from you. So thank you for your courage, your strength, your compassion, your truths.

With all my heart, I love you, I stand with you, I am grateful for you.

Gay Pride Month 2017


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