Lili Reinhart reveals she’s bisexual while urging fans to join BLM protests
On her Instagram account, she's coming out while sharing that she's joining the protests today and calling on fans and followers to do the same.
Lili Reinhart is specifically calling attention to the West Hollywood LGBTQ+ For #BlackLivesMatter protest taking place today (June 3).
“Although I’ve never announced it publicly before, I am a proud bisexual woman,” she writes. “And I will be joining this protest today. Come join.”
The protest mentioned is taking place today at the intersection on Santa Monica and La Cienega Boulevard.
So far, protesters have blocked traffic from moving and are laying down or taking a knee in the middle of the intersection.
Los Angeles County deputies are currently on scene but the protest remains peaceful so far.
Organizers said the protest is also involving marching following the block off at the intersection.
If you’re looking for ways to donate and show support to the Black Lives Matter movement as well as the protesters involved, there are many ways you can do so.
The Minnesota Freedom Fund was previously looking for donations but asked for a pause on donations on June 2. They are directing people looking to help to Reclaim the Block’s list of organizations that could use support at this time. You can head here to see that list and show your support.
To show support through donations, connect with grassroots campaigns and obtain resources for allies, please refer to the links below.
Help the family of George Floyd here.
Fight for Breonna Taylor here.
Help the family of Ahmaud Arbery here.
To sign petitions for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and more, click here.
Donate to one or more community bail funds for protesters here.
Click here for more resources for protestors including pro-bono lawyers.
Visit Movement For Black Lives for additional ways you can help the cause.
Click here to connect with leaders building grassroots campaigns.
Here are some anti-racism resources for allies who want to learn more.
For other ways to donate, please head here.
If you or someone you know is seeking help as a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, please consider these online resources:
Human Rights Campaign (Resources for coming out, allies and more)
Bisexual.org (Resources for the bisexual community)
Bisexual Resource Center
GLSEN (Education organization working to end discrimination, harassment, and bullying based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression)
LGBTQ Student Resources & Support
The Trevor Project (A confidential suicide hotline for LGBTQ youth)
National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE)
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) (A nonprofit organization defending the rights guaranteed to all citizens)