About a decade ago, when this star from Kansas City, Kansas hit the scene . . . A great many fans were struck by her classy style and unassuming demeanor.
Hits have been tough to come by for Janelle Monáe and nowadays most of her captivating work comes by way of interview.
Normally, we don't post strictly entertainment news but let's not forget that the singer is beloved amongst the local progressive political class . . . This not-so-long-ago Country Club Plaza promo photo with leading political ladies in Kansas is but one example . . .
Accordingly, Here's a bit of Saturday sacrilege from the star and a recent noteworthy bit of personal news she's sharing with the public . . .
"I'm nonbinary," Monáe said in an appearance this week on "Red Table Talk," the Facebook series co-hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith. "So I don't see myself as a woman, solely. I feel all of my energy ... I feel like God is so much bigger than the 'he' or the 'she,' and if I am God, I am everything."
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .
Janelle Monáe, the Grammy-nominated performer, actor and author, said they identify as nonbinary and use the pronouns "they" and "she" in recent interviews, including one on "Red Table Talk."