Keke famous that questioning these very subjects is one thing she has achieved since a younger age.
“I all the time questioned the containers I used to be compelled to be in and it begins with who you are imagined to be as a baby,” she recalled. “You are imagined to be as a Black individual or regardless of the background you’re from. Then these partitions simply attempt to cave you in from each rattling angle, who you’re as a inventive, who you’re as a pal.”
Addressing these within the room on the Los Angeles LGBT Middle, Keke famous, “I am so grateful to be right here at this time to be embraced by a group that I’ve all the time felt accepted by and part of.”
Following the occasion, Keke took to her Instagram with just a few photographs from the evening, together with two of herself and Queer Eye star Karamo Brown, who offered her with the award. Keke paired the carousel of images with additional reflection on the honour.
“It was such a present to be in a room, being celebrated for being precisely who I’m,” Keke wrote beneath her April 23 publish. “I’m so grateful you guys to be residing on this time, the place sure there’s nonetheless a lot work to do, however dammit we doing it!”