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Born Dana Elaine Owens in 1970, Queen Latifah has done everything—earning a title as a world-class rapper, singer, and actress as well as winning a Grammy, Emmy, and Golden Globe (not to mention an Academy Award nomination) in her 30-year career. Her biggest single, U.N.I.T.Y., spoke out against the treatment of women in the rap community, calling for increased—you guessed it!—unity. She has never shied away from difficult subjects, using her songs to tackle issues like domestic violence. Though not officially out, Latifah has been seen in public with girlfriends at red carpet events. Pride covers her continuing career as an outstanding actress and rapper!

WATCH: Queen Latifah is Smoking Hot as the Great and Powerful Wiz

Latifah joins Uzo Aduba, Amber Riley, Mary J. Blige, Shanice Williams, and Stephanie Mills for NBC's live version of The Wiz

Queen Latifah Says that Coming Out Now May Be Harder Than Ever

Latifah says homophobia is as prevalent as in Bessie Smith's time, although expressed in a more subtle way.

Queen Latifah to Star as Queer Blues Singer Bessie Smith in HBO Biopic

Pariah director Dee Rees will helm the project.

WATCH: Out Comic Bridget McManus Makes Queen Latifah Blush?

Queen Latifah could learn a thing or two from Bridget's moves!

Queen Latifah Sets Off Her New Show

Queen Latifah on Oprah, Jada, and her journey from hip-hop star to Hollywood. Just don't expect her to talk about her personal life.

WATCH: Queen Latifah Struts to 'Stayin' Alive' for First Show

Queen Latifah looks fab, but she needs cuter shoes than that!

Queen Latifah's Clothing Collection Available on HSN

Queen Latifah joins the marketplace with a new lifestyle line called the Queen Collection available through HSN.

Queen Latifah Royally Misquoted

Queen Latifah has officially come out of the closet…at least that’s what several celebrity gossip sites would have you believe. Thanks to an out of context quote from a recent interview with Sister 2 Sister magazine reports of Latifah kicking down the closest door have been sailing through cyberspace.

SheWired's Shot of the Day: Queen Latifah Celebrates Cinco de Mayo Sombrero Style

There is a moment in just about every workday when we come across something sexy, gratuitous and completely pointless that we wish we could post but don't under the auspices of there being nothing lesbian about it and often there being no redeeming value.

Queen Latifah Talks Bullying on The Ellen Degeneres Show - Video

After making her way over to Ellen for some entertaining ass shaking/rubbing and dancing, Queen Latifah makes sure to have the audience join her in congratulating Ellen on her People's Choice Award nomination. Ellen asks Queen Latifah - oft rumored lesbian - her thoughts and feelings on all the recent bullying among American teens, and if she was bullied growing up. As the daughter of a cop, Queen Latifah was taught how to fight young, but also that violence is never the answer. She learned that the most important thing to do if you are the victim of bullying is to tell someone. 

Queen Latifah Dodges Questions about Sexuality...again

In a recent interview with Upscale Magazine, Queen Latifah dodged questions about her sexual orientation. When Upscale asked her about rumors circulating that she is a lesbian, she replied, "I don't have to explain anything.  I don't have to confirm anything. Look, I need my time.  I need my life.”

The Weekly Casting Couch: Queen Latifah, Diane Keaton, Jennifer Aniston

GLAAD's study on lesbian and gay TV inclusion, Diane Keaton headlines HBO project on rebirth of feminism, Harry Potter and Michelle Rodriguez, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel, Natalie Portman, Bryce Dallas Howard, Kristen Stewart, Elle Macpherson, Drew Barrymore, Ellen Page, Lady GaGa and more.

Queen Latifah Discusses Being a Victim of Child Sexual Abuse

Singer and actress Queen Latifah opened up in Essence magazine about sexual abuse she suffered as a child. Latifah, who has long been the object of speculation as to whether or not she is a lesbian, spoke candidly to the magazine about a teenaged babysitter who sexually abused her and how it subsequently affected her, including her ability to get commit and get married.