What is the importance of allyship? Does the community still need them? For years, many have claimed to be LGBTQ allies only to let us down with their vote, their words and their support.

But what does it mean to be an ally and how can one really help? This week, Brian and Colman sit down with the incomparable Denise Lee to discuss what true allyship looks like and why it’s still vital to today’s community.

Denise Lee is an award-winning actress and singer whose powerful voice, warm and friendly demeanor and brassy performance style has charmed theater, nightclub and television audiences for more than three decades.