At the end of the day, what is the most real thing is that I'm in a relationship...why wouldn't I share one of the happiest areas in my life? Why can't I and why wouldn't I? It wasn't a big deal. We need to get over ourselves. Especially as a black woman, it's a double-edged sword being a black woman in a same-sex relationship because it's so taboo in our community, I just thought it was high time. I mean, come on!
--Monifah on being an out R&B singer