The singer told Allure how she was pushed out of her comfort zone while making her 2015 album "Revival": "There was pressure to seem more adult."
The "Pose" and "Like a Boss" star tells the magazine he felt "silenced" by toxic masculinity for years before hitting it big.
Michelle Lee spoke to HuffPost about where progress is needed, as well as her optimism about representation.
"I am certainly not a racist," said the blogger who wrote that she didn't understand "the Ching Chongs."
"To me, any expression that is empowered and is your own as a woman is feminist."