Thor: Ragnarok tells Tessa Thompson about her relationship with singer Janelle Monáe and her sexual identity.
In a cover feature for Net-A-Porter released on Friday, the actress 34, openly talked about her bisexuality and addressed the rumors of her dynamics with the singer-songwriter Monáe.
"Janelle and I love each other very much, we're so close, we're vibrating on the same frequency, and if people want to speculate on who we are, it does not bother me," Thompson said.
Rumors about the relationship between the couple circulated with the release of Monáes Dirty Computer album that spoke of a music video with Thompson
When Thompson talked about her family support, she described her household as free and accepting. You can be what you want, I'm attracted to men and women too, if I bring a woman home, [or] a man, we do not even have to argue, "she said.
"I want everyone else to have the freedom and support I have from my loved ones," she added. "But so many people do not, so I have a responsibility to talk about it, is it my responsibility to say in a public space that this is my person?" She added.
This is not the first time Thompson has spoken out about social issues. In racially charged films such as For Colored Girls (201
Thompson has just finished filming [CredoIIwhich is due to appear this year, and will appear in the new Men in Black Spinoff in 2019.