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Amber Heard Rejects Labels on Her Sexuality

Amber Heard

Amber Heard

LGBTQ+

# Possibly LGBTQ+ Supporter
14 Nov 2017

In an interview with Allure, Amber Heard said

They pointed to no other working romantic lead, no other actress, that was out. I didn’t come out. I was never in. It’s limiting, that LGBTQ thing. It served a function as an umbrella for marginalized people to whom rights were being denied, but it loses its efficacy because of the nuanced nature of humanity. As we become more educated and expand the facts of our nature, we keep adding letters. It was a great shield, but now we’re stuck behind it. It’s so important to resist labels. I don’t care how many letters you add. At some point, it’s going to spell ‘WE ARE HUMAN.’

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History tends to favor those on the right side of it. Whether it’s civil rights in 1962 or suffrage in 1914 or gay rights in 2007. All of these debates seemed specific at the time, but if you pull back to the macro, there’s a trend: fairness. Justice is not as nuanced or delicate as it’s made out to be. And as the texture of our culture changes, [equality] will manifest differently in our debates.

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This user contribution was reformatted and added to the record of Amber Heard’s views on 2 Jun 2022.

On the December cover of Allure magazine published online (November 14, 2017), Amber Heard said:

History tends to favor those on the right side of it. Whether it’s civil rights in 1962 or suffrage in 1914 or gay rights in 2007. All of these debates seemed specific at the time, but if you pull back to the macro, there’s a trend: fairness. Justice is not as nuanced or delicate as it’s made out to be. And as the texture of our culture changes, [equality] will manifest differently in our debates.

Tags: LGBTQ, equality, gay rights, civil rights

Source: Why Amber Heard Said She Was "So Wrong, Just So Fucking Wrong" | Allure