New Doc Chronicles the Inspiring Story of Gay Politician Malcolm Kenyatta

March 24, 2023

Kenyatta on Podium

Al Roker executive produced Kenyatta: Do Not Wait Your Turn, a film that examines Malcolm Kenyatta’s political rise. This weekend, the groundbreaking new documentary Kenyatta: Do Not Wait Your Turn, which focuses on modern American politics, will premiere at OutFest Fusion in Los Angeles.

“When people close their eyes and say, Senator, a picture of me does not come up in their head, and that’s the problem, right?,” the trailer for the film opens.

Part love story and part political thriller, the documentary follows Pennsylvania state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta’s historic election campaign for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in 2022.

As a Black gay man preparing for a position as illustrious as the Senate, the film examines the obstacles non-white candidates face. In addition, it addresses electability and its relationship with endorsements, fundraising, and media coverage.

Read the whole article at Advocate.