Authentic representation of the LGBTQ+ community has progressed tremendously over the last decade. Some of the biggest talent and creators of our time are prominent members of the LGBTQ+ community. Through their visibility in the community, online spaces, and on screen, many of these influencers have made themselves a beacon for those in the community who have felt unseen or unaccepted. We’ve compiled a list of LGBTQ+ influencers you should keep on your radar.
Fatima Jamal is an interdisciplinary artist whose work focuses on the Black queer experience. An activist and budding filmmaker, she's a well-known model who's walked for designer Stefano Pilati and the label Gypsy Sport. She also starred in a Sephora beauty campaign.