Bustle’s 2021 Pride Yearbook

LGBTQ+ celebrities tell us what advice they would give to their 16-year-old selves and where they see themselves 16 years from now in 2037.

Introducing Bustle’s 2021 Pride Yearbook

Let’s Celebrate Our LGBTQ+ Leaders In Entertainment

Mj Rodriguez, Tan France, Niecy Nash, Priyanka, and Beanie Feldstein kick things off for #BustlePride with candid Q&As.

By Brian Anthony Hernandez
Celebrity & TV

Josh Thomas, On A Boat, Offers NSFW Advice To His 16-Year-Old Self

“Go have sex with a boy and be fun. Have more fun. Be sweet to people. And suck more d*ck while you’re young.”

By Emlyn Travis
Celebrity & TV

Angelica Ross On How To Fill Your Pride With Real Purpose This Year

“I don’t think folks understand the economic disparities trans people face. Actually do something for a trans person directly.”

By Mekita Rivas
Celebrity & Stage

Sasha Velour Is “So Happy” With Her Drag Legacy So Far

“Take dance lessons,” Velour would tell her 16-year-old self. “A stage gay not knowing how to dance was a choice.”

By Arya Roshanian
Celebrity & Film

Leyna Bloom Is Having A Ball Finding Her Own Happiness

“Ballroom has always been a place where I have been allowed to not worry. I was allowed to just live.”

By Arya Roshanian
Celebrity & Music

Rebecca Black Was Here

“I hope I feel like the choices I’m making now and in the years to come led to something, whatever it might be, that made me happy.”

By Jack Irvin
Celebrity & Music

VINCINT Embraces What Makes Him Stand Out: “Fitting In Is Boring”

“If I knew who I was [at 16], then I would’ve stood tall in who I was. I would have been as great as I am now, then.”

By Erica Campbell
Celebrity & Fashion

Mj Rodriguez Wants To Keep “Pushing The Wheel Of Change”

“I see myself 16 years down the line still going, still keeping the fight going ... still doing it through my art.”

By Mekita Rivas
Celebrity & Style

Daddy-To-Be Tan France’s Advice: Don’t Hide Your Feminine Traits

“If I could go back in time, I would tell myself to continue to be as effeminate as I want to be, and naturally am ...”

By Brian Anthony Hernandez
Celebrity & TV

Niecy Nash Steps Into Her First Pride Month As A Married Woman

"I don't know what all I’m supposed to know ... but I’m sure the greatest love of my life can guide me through it all."

By Jake Viswanath
Celebrity & Music

Priyanka Predicts Her Life In 2037: Career-Focused Yet Distracted

“I’m going to be at my Vegas residency, touring, on my 10th album, perfume line, books and documentaries already dropped.”

By Brian Anthony Hernandez
Celebrity & Film

Beanie Feldstein Dreams Of Marriage, Babies & Puppies In Her Future

“Sixteen years from now I hope to ... have babies and puppies ... while we both make movies, shows, and plays.”

By Jordyn Tilchen

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Introducing Bustle’s 2021 Pride Yearbook

LGBTQ+ Celebrities Deliver Advice To Their 16-Year-Old Selves

Join us in celebrating 2021’s LGBTQ+ leaders, starting with Tan France, Niecy Nash, Mj Rodriguez, Priyanka, and Beanie Feldstein.

By Brian Anthony Hernandez
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