Editor’s note Sarah Ann Masse has been an outspoken advocate for sexual violence survivors in the entertainment business. Masse, who was one of the first people to come forward about Harvey Weinstein formally launched “Hire Survivors in Hollywood” in 2020 and made made her feature film debut in 2022. Masse is a SAGAFTRA member, and a newly elected convention delegate. She’s committed to being a change agent in Hollywood.
Now, she’s coming forward to share her queer identity and coming out as bisexual in a personal essay, first published in GLAAD. You can read about her lifelong relationship with hair and how she has experienced self-discovery. The interview is exclusive to The Advocate Channel.
Sarah Ann Masse on coming Out as Bisexual
My hair and my relationship with my hair is something funny.
According to the story (and pictures that support it), I was born with full hair. It was wavy and thick when I was growing up, with a deep brown color. When I was young, everyone said that my hair was black. It annoyed me. Not because I disliked black hair- as a matter of fact I loved it- but because it wasn’t true. My hair wasn’t…