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Queer Eye star and activist Jonathan Van Ness ranks 235 total within the 2019 FanSided 250 and ranks 27 amongst many different celebrities!
Jonathan Van Ness, grooming professional on the Netflix unique Queer Eye, LGBTQ activist, and trailblazer, not too long ago ranked 235 amongst many fandoms and celebrities in sports activities, leisure, and popular culture within the FanSided 250. He additionally ranked no. 27 in celebrities for 2019.
That is positively no shock to me to see Jonathan Van Ness on this record. With Queer Eye’s optimistic strategy to progress and self-discovery and rising success and reception with viewers, his character has flourished all through his time on the present has and made an impression not solely on the heroes the Fab 5 assist in the present but in addition on the numerous viewers the present has gained.
Van Ness got here out as non-binary earlier this yr, growing visibility for a lot of others who’re non-binary or genderqueer as nicely. He shared that he nonetheless prefers he/him/his pronouns, however doesn’t thoughts she/her or they/them.
He additionally not too long ago shared his story of sexual abuse with the world and got here out as HIV optimistic. Finally, his largest driving drive to speak in regards to the analysis overtly was to finish the stigma related to HIV and the way many individuals misunderstand what being HIV optimistic actually means. He does a number of this by means of his private memoir, Over the Prime, which was launched in September of this yr.
Van Ness additionally furthered himself as a trailblazer within the media and public eye earlier this month when he made headlines (and covers!) by changing into the primary non-female star on the quilt of Cosmopolitan. He shared the thrilling information with this tweet:
It’s actually no shock to see somebody like Jonathan Van Ness on the 2019 FanSided 250 and I’m positive we’ll proceed to see extra of his activism, power, and optimistic perspective within the upcoming years!
With the success of Queer Eye: We’re in Japan, there’s no telling what’s in retailer for Jonathan Van Ness and the remainder of the Fab 5. That being stated, Queer Eye is only a small a part of what makes Van Ness the form of movie star and function mannequin that he’s, and the world is really higher for his fixed pushing for making the world higher, extra loving, and accepting.