“I easily could have been born loving men,” Trevante Rhodes tells PEOPLE. “It’s the exact same sensation… You don’t fall in love with someone [just] for their physical [traits], but for their mental.”
Janelle Monae shares similar sentiments in the video below.
“Representation is important. Some young boy Black or White – no matter what their color is – is going to see this film, see themselves, and not feel so alone.”
‘House of Cards’ star Mahershala Ali and ‘Selma‘ star Andre Holland also have choice words. Press play for their full interview.