BET.com, homepage of Black Entertainment Television (BET), has released a video series of interviews with LGBT people of color in the media. The videos highlight the experiences of six different LGBT people of color who are celebrities in a variety of roles, from professional basketball player to New York Times bestselling author, all being interviewed by entertainment editor of BET.com and out journalist Clay Cane. Watch the intimate interviews with NBA player Jason Collins, bestselling author Janet Mock, rapper Fly Young Red, broadway star Billy Porter, WNBA player Brittney Griner, and R&B singer Monifa below, and be sure to visit BET.com's LGBT pride page to explore more articles about LGBT people of color in the media.
As a Major League Baseball umpire for the past 29 seasons, Dale Scott has worked three World Series, three All-Star Games, two no-hitters and numerous playoff games. He is also the first out active male official in the MLB, NBA, NHL, or NFL, and the first Major League Baseball umpire to publicly say he is gay while active.