Comedian Wanda Sykes announced she was gay during a Proposition 8 protest on Saturday.
"I'm proud to be a black woman and I'm proud to be gay," said Sykes, 44, at the Las Vegas rally.
The "New Adventures of Old Christine" star married her wife on Oct. 25 and is taking a stand for gay rights.
"If we had equal rights, we shouldn't have to be standing out here demanding something that we automatically should have as citizens of this country," Sykes said. "I said, 'You know what, now I gotta get in your face.' And that's what we have to do now. They have pissed off the wrong group of people!"
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