First Openly Gay American Idol Contestant Raised in Bernal Heights

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Neighbor Barbara brings the glamorous TV celebrity news that Emkay Nobilette, a contestant on the current American Idol, is an OG Bernal native:

I noticed on sfgate that an SF kid made the top 30. I sent the link to my daughter (away at college) who recognized her as her schoolmate at Buena Vista who used to live up the street from us on Treat. I haven’t seen her in almost 10 years so had no idea we knew her. Now I have a reason to tune into Idol again!

Emkay Nobilette is also the first openly gay contestant on American Idol. You can watch her sing — and come out — right here:

PHOTO: via Fox/American Idol

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11 Responses to First Openly Gay American Idol Contestant Raised in Bernal Heights

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  2. KC Jones says:

    As far as I know, her family is still here. She graduated with my son from SOTA.

  3. friscolex says:

    You go, Emkay! Great voice. Represent!

  4. nina says:

    Uhmm… What about Adam Lambert? He is openly gay and nearly won… I forget which season.

  5. nina says:

    Or did I mis-interpret the title? Is it supposed to read like “First American idol contestant to be raised in bernal heights… who also happens to be gay”?

  6. edie@vargaswilliams.com says:

    moni

    Edie Williams 274 Andover Street San Francisco, CA 94110 cell 415 515-2397 home 415 642-4696 edie@vargaswilliams.com

  7. Linda says:

    I would love for the phrase “openly gay” to be permanently retired. You wouldn’t say openly _____ (fill in the blank… white/black/straight/curly haired/disabled/whatever). My pet peeve.

  8. k says:

    She lives in Glen Park.

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