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Sonya Deville Speaks About Being First Openly Gay Woman In WWE And Equality

Posted By: Dustin Frisch on Mar 12, 2018

Sonya Deville Speaks About Being First Openly Gay Woman In WWE And Equality

Today's episode of Chasing Glory with Lilian Garcia features an in-depth interview with Sonya Deville. In the interview, Deville opens up about her big break on Tough Enough, what it was like to come out as gay on national television, overcoming family struggles and much more.

Being the first openly gay woman in WWE:

"I guess I put a big burden on myself because I want to send out the right message and I want to talk about it properly, and I do want to make sure that people hear my story because I think that it's an interesting one that can help a lot of people. I get tweets and stuff. I tear up now just thinking about it. This little girl the other day was tweeting me – her name's Courtney – and telling me that she came out to her family because she read my post and everything. I gave her the courage... that's the kind of influence I want to have. It's not just being gay. It's just being you."

About equality:

"The more that it's a thing, the less that it's the norm. It needs to be the norm, you know? It needs to be just a part of what we do, and that's when we become equal. We now raise our standards and that's what people are looking for. I don't think it needs to define me, in the sense that I am just another competitor, but it is something about me that I feel like I can speak on and really help other people with."

Source: Chasing Glory with Lilian Garcia
Tags: #wwe #nxt #sonya deville

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