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Red carpets are our “must-see TV” here at The Glow Up, and this weekend wasn’t a disappointment with the 2018 GLAAD Awards. This was one of our favorite red carpets of the year, just because it was so free. In fact, we think GLAAD should seriously consider renaming the ceremony the “Free to Be You and Me”…
For Gloria Carter, a closeted gay black woman with four kids, life was not horrible. But it was “different.”
By now we all know that Gloria Carter, the mother of Shawn Carter (that is, Jay-Z), is gay. The rapper famously revealed his mother’s story on the track “Smile” on his most recent album, 4:44.