June 1, 2020


Future LGBTQ History Honors Chella Man

June marks Future LGBTQ History, and this week, we’re honoring deaf gender-queer, trans-masculine artist, activist, and actor Chella Man. Over the last few years, Chella has used his platforms, namely Instagram and YouTube to share experiences (from his transition to sign language versions of his favorite songs), and to educate and advocate for LGBTQ and disability rights. 

He became the first deaf, trans-masculine model to sign with IMG and portrayed Jericho on DC’s Titans and continues to pave the way for both genderqueer and disabled representation. For using his platform to educate his followers and for being the deaf and genderqueer representation we need in media, Chella is #FutureLGBTQHistory.