Is Ciara the singer a man or ever was one?
Ciara reveals her Goodies By Nolan Strong, allhiphop.com “I am gay.” These were the words recording artist Ciara spoke Wednesday night to millions viewers on BET’s 106 and Park in a precedent-setting event for cable television. Ciara’s “coming out” as a lesbian would have been difficult on its own. But also having to admit that she is really a he on national television was cause for celebration among the gay and lesbian community. No major pop singer has ever come out as a transvestite to viewers explicitly after already releasing an album. The event brings to the spotlight questions about just how far gays and lesbians have been accepted into mainstream society, specifically hip hop culture. People are divided as to what this event means for gay and lesbian individuals as well as for the community at large. However, as in any controversial issue, there are differing opinions. “Tonight it’s homosexuality, next its tranvestites, tomorrow it’s something else,” said Sean “P-Diddy” Combs,