Lili Reinhart comes out as bisexual in post about LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest

4 June 2020, 11:04

By Sam Prance

Lili Reinhart came out in an Instagram post announcing that she was taking part in an LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest.

Riverdale actress Lili Reinhart has come out as bisexual in an Instagram post about an LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest.

Following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a white Minneapolis police officer, and the current Black Lives Matter protests in the US, UK and around the world, Lili Reinhart has used her platform to speak up about racial injustice and call out the US police force. She's also begun hosting Instagram Lives with many black activists to help amplify their voices.

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Now, Lili has opened up about attending an LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest and she came out as bisexual in the post.

Lili Reinhart comes out as bisexual in post about LGBTTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest
Lili Reinhart comes out as bisexual in post about LGBTTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest. Picture: @lilireinhart via Instagram

Taking to Instagram Stories yesterday (Jun 3), Lilli shared a poster for an LGBTQ+ Black Lives Matter protest taking place in West Hollywood in LA. Alongside the poster for the peaceful protest, Lili came out publicly as bisexual. She said: "Although I've never announced it publicly before, I am a proud bisexual woman. And I will be joining this protest today. Come join."

Lili also shared videos from the protest in which you can see many people holding up signs in support of Black Lives Matter and calling on White people to acknowledge how prevalent racism is today. Lili also posted a video of one man kneeling in the middle of the road as traffic passes him, and a video of her and other protesters kneeling in tribute to George Floyd.

Last night (Jun 3), Lili aslo spoke with athlete and activist Emmanuel Acho on Instagram Live about racism, white privilege and police brutality. To watch the video in full, visit: HERE.