The LGBTQ Nation Celebrity Activist of the Year honors the most effective and consistent use of the public spotlight for LGBTQ advocacy.
This award goes to an out queer celebrity that uses their fame and following to give back to the LGBTQ community. Whether using their position to support community organizations, or to publicly advocate for LGBTQ issues, they don’t let their sexual orientation or gender identity define them or their career, but they don’t overlook it, either.
They understand the importance of their position and use it to expand the stage for other LGBTQ individuals.
The nominees for 2020 Celebrity Activist of the Year
Olympic Gold medalist and WNBA champion Sue Bird helped lead a public protest against Black Lives Matter opponent Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who co-owns a team in the league.
Bird, a 4-time Olympic Gold medalist and 3-time WNBA champion, has played for the Seattle Storm her entire WNBA…