And the winner of Ally of the day goes to Tyra Banks as she shuts down latent homophobia.

Tyra Bank is known for being a brilliant Ally to the LGBT+ community and has shown her support again today in a new video that has surfaced from the latest season of Americas Next Top Model.

The show, which is in its 21st cycle (season), also features male models.

Shiz went down when a former American football player Denzel Wells made comments about losing out to a man who wore heals.

The man wearing the heels was out contestant Will Jardell, 23.

Although Wells said he didn’t have a problem with gay people, he was uncomfortable that he would have to go home and explain to his friends that he lost to a man in heels.

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During a discussion with Banks, she called him out on his behaviour saying, ‘This is an industry that is predominately female. So when you step into an industry that is predominately a certain sex, you get the stereotype that you are gay.

‘Be proud of this industry, and every single male model — gay, straight, heels, corsets, who gives a f**k?’
‘I want to take you back 50 years and imagine you overheard Will say, ‘I hope that Denzel guy doesn’t win. Because if that black guy wins, my friends at home are going to say I’m his **Bleeped**,’