For Gay Pride Month, Billboard asked numerous pop culture luminaries to write 'love letters' to the LGBTQ community. Below, Antigone Rising's Kristen Ellis-Henderson -- an outspoken member of the LGBTQ community -- shares hers. Read more Pride Month love letters here.
I'm so proud of us. And so grateful that I get to be a part of us. We are some of the smartest, funniest, most intelligent, sensitive and frankly, good looking people I've ever met.
When I was too scared to admit who I was, you allowed me to camouflage amongst you in the West Village. And when I started an all female rock band because I thought that was the safest place for a lesbian in her twenties to hide, you all came to my shows…a lot of them, actually. And you cheered and clapped and bought my band’s CDs and made me feel like I belonged.