Samira Wiley

From Washington, D.C., Samira Wiley is a graduate of Duke Ellington School of the Arts. Her parents are the co-pastors of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ. Wiley's parents have been referred to as "pillars of the LGBT religious community," as the Covenant Baptist Church was the only Baptist church in Washington D.C. performing same-sex unions in 2007. Wiley herself identifies as lesbian. [+]