Gay stars: Who is out?

There are gay stars in Hollywood that fear coming out will certainly thwart their occupations, according to Kate Winslet.

  • Gay stars: Who is out?
  • Gay stars: Who is out?

    Actress Ellen Web page came out sometimes to Grow, an LGBT young people meeting. \"I'm tired of concealing,\" she stated onstage. \"I'm fed up with lying by omission.\" ( Jay L. Clendenin\/ Los Angeles Times)

    \" Well, in all sincerity, when you talk about 'the gay community,' you are talking about MY community,\" the \"Video game of Thrones\" actor validated when inquired about his big following amongst \"bears\" during an interview with fan blog Winter season Is Being available in March 2014. ( Jerod Harris\/ Getty Images for Wired)

    The \"30 Rock\" star came out in a November 2013 interview with Out publication. \"I just commemorated my nine-year wedding anniversary with my partner,\" he stated. \"It seems like a wonderful time to be celebrating something like that, particularly on the heels of the DOMA and also Prop. 8 decisions.\" (Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    The star claimed he hid his positioning due to his training. \"I mosted likely to college in the Bronx. I discovered to continuously try to cover up the truth that I was gay. That facade of being somebody I'm truly not simply to shield myself certainly assisted with acting,\" he informed Out publication in 2011. ( Alberto E. Rodriguez\/ Getty Images for NAACP)

    Nineteen-year-old British Olympic diving bronze medalist Tom Daley exposed through a YouTube video clip that he remains in a connection with a male and has actually been because springtime. ( Clive Rose\/ Getty Images)

    \" Touch\" starlet Maria Bello required to the web pages of the New York Times in December 2013 to create a post headlined \"Coming-out as a Modern Family members,\" exposing the discussion she had with her kid that led her to disclose her partnership with another woman, Clare. ( Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez\/ AFP\/Getty Images)

    In a Facebook message to note the end of 2013 and her recovery from a transplant for an uncommon blood disorder, \"Greetings America\" support Robin Roberts appeared as a lesbian by thanking her \"long period of time sweetheart, Amber,\" among others. (Jay L. Clendenin\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Bob Harper, a personal instructor who shows up on the tv series \"The Greatest Loser,\" appeared openly during an episode of the program to help a battling candidate. \"Being gay doesn't mean that you are much less than any person else. It's just who you are,\" he claimed. ( Adam Rindy)

    NBC's Jenna Wolfe as well as Stephanie Gosk not only announced that they were out on the March 27, 2013, episode of the \"Today\" program, they likewise introduced they had been a pair for three years, were engaged and likewise expecting an infant woman together. ( Peter Kramer\/ NBC\/ Associated Press)

    Well, gawwwly! \"Gomer Pyle, USMC\" and \"The Andy Griffith Show\" celebrity Jim Nabors wed his longtime partner, Stan Cadwallader, in Seattle in January. The relationship was never a key, yet the sitcom star had not appear openly before. ( Ken Hively\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Actor Victor Garber validated his sexual orientation in a really did not- everyone-know-already method early in January 2013. In an April 2012 issue of Canadian publication FYI Garber had discussed his 13-year-relationship with partner Rainier Andreesen was one of his proudest success. ( Robin Marchant\/ Getty Images)

    Until July, Anderson Cooper had never ever openly confirmed he was gay, however he would certainly never ever refuted it, either. Cooper's sexual preference has actually long been an open secret, however it took an Entertainment Weekly cover tale concerning gay stars to prompt the newsman to ultimately appear. ( Carolyn Cole\/ Los Angeles Times)

    The New York Times broke the story silently with one underrated sentence. \"The Regular Heart,\" it read, \"resonated with him on a few degrees: Mr. Parsons is gay and in a 10-year connection, and working with an ensemble again was like nourishment, [Parsons] said.\" (Allen J. Schaben\/ Los Angeles Times)

    As Andrew Rannells began preparing to star as a gay male in the new NBC sitcom \"The New Typical,\" he came out to in May. (Joan Marcus)

    Zachary Quinto came out to New York magazine, taking public possession of his sexuality with words \"as a gay man.\" ( Al Seib\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Actor Sean Maher came out to Enjoyment Weekly in September 2011, saying,\" This is my coming out round. I have actually been dying to do this.\" ( Araya Diaz\/Getty Images)

    Jonathan Knight of New Kids on the Block, much right, came out as gay in 2011 when '80s songstress Tiffany stated he was gay on the Bravo TV program \"View What Happens: Live.\" Knight reacted on the band's web site, saying he is proud to be gay and also has actually been open concerning it for greater than two decades. ( Glenn Koenig\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Nation vocalist Chely Wright was outed by on-line publication Queerty, which guessed Wright would appear the day after the launch of her brand-new album as well as narrative in 2010. Wright's trip is analyzed in the documentary \"Chely Wright: Dream Me Away.\" ( Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    British rap artist Woman Sovereign appeared in an April 2010 interview with Diva publication. (Lawrence K. Ho\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Sara Gilbert, pictured below during the recording of \"Roseanne,\" came out regarding her partner as well as her sexuality during a panel conversation for her CBS show \"The Talk.\" ( ABC)

    Ricky Martin ended years of media speculation when he published an open letter in Spanish as well as English to followers on his individual site. (Eric Jamison\/ Invision\/AP)

    \" Glee\" celebrity Chris Colfer came out to an \"Accessibility Hollywood\" press reporter in an interview in 2009. (Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Sean Hayes made use of the Advocate to damage the news in a 2010 cover tale. ( Al Seib\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Rolling Stone magazine broke the information in 2009. Adam Lambert, the \"American Idol\" star, confirmed what numerous had been assuming, saying, \"I do not think it must be a shock for anybody to listen to that I'm gay.\" ( Irfan Khan\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile opened up concerning being lesbian during a 2009 interview with the Los Angeles Times. \"I wish that somewhere in Small Town, U.S.A., a 15-year-old kid wants to me as a good example the way I considered the Indigo Girls and Elton John as good example,\" she said. (Timothy Haitt)

    Meredith Baxter informed Matt Lauer of the \"Today\" show that she didn't want \"some tabloid to take a tale and also make it up. ... So I desired it to be in my own words.\" ( Valerie Macon\/ Getty Images)

    Actress Wanda Sykes revealed to a crowd she was gay at a same-sex marital relationship rally in Las Vegas in 2008. Sykes said she felt personally struck by California's Suggestion 8 that banned gay marital relationship, according to a New york city Times short article on the occasion. (Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    People magazine damaged the news about this \"American Idol\" star, that presented on its cover with his newborn kid. \"I can not increase a kid to lie or to hide things,\" he stated. ( Charles Sykes\/ Invision\/AP)

    David Hyde Pierce's sexual orientation came to be public when the Associated Press reported that he moved to Los Angeles in the 1990s with his companion, Brian Hargrove. ( Paul Morse\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Bloc Event musician Kele Okereke gave several interviews with gay-oriented publications up until even more openly reviewing his sexuality during a 2007 interview with the Guardian. ( Michael Robinson Chavez\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Neil Patrick Harris brought out a declaration to People magazine as \"a really material gay man living [his] life to the greatest,\" saying instead of ignore supposition right into his personal life, he intended to tell the general public the reality. (Liz O. Baylen\/ Los Angeles Times)

    In a 2004 meeting Cynthia Nixon informed the New york city Daily Information she had \"absolutely nothing to hide\" about her partnerships with females. ( Laura Cavanaugh\/ Getty Images)

    Rosie O'Donnell came out throughout a comedy regimen at a 2002 ovarian cancer benefit. ( Gary Friedman\/ Los Angeles Times)

    The REM lead male, artist Michael Stipe, ended years of public supposition when he informed Time magazine he was a \"queer musician\" during a May 2001 meeting. Before coming out he stated he \"was being made to be a coward concerning it,\" and also prepared to tell the general public the reality regarding his sexuality. (Bryan Chan\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Ellen DeGeneres appeared openly with a Time publication cover in April 1997. The heading: \"Yep, I'm gay.\" ( Brian van der Brug\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Musician Melissa Etheridge announced she was a lesbian during the January 1993 Triangular Round-- a gay and also lesbian gala that commemorated the first launch of President Clinton. ( Manuel Balce Ceneta\/ AP)

    Artist k.d. lang came out in 1992 to Advocate publication. \"There are numerous various opinions on how to acquire acceptance,\" she said. \"I do not want to hurt my mommy by coming out in the press. But at the exact same time I don't intend to injure [gay] culture, as well as it resembles-- what do you do?\" ( Gina Ferazzi\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Rupert Everett was freely gay early in his job, a choice he later on told the Guardian might have injured his blossoming occupation. \"It's not very easy,\" he claimed. \"And, truthfully, I would certainly not encourage any type of star necessarily, if he was actually thinking of his occupation, to come out.\" ( Evan Agostini\/ Getty Images)

    Actor Ian McKellen reviewed his sexual preference for the first time in 1988 on BBC Radio 3 when talking about the logic of a British bill that forbade the \"promotion of homosexuality.\" ( Jennifer S. Altman\/ For The Times)

    Artist Elton John first came out as bisexual during a Rolling Stone \"Elton John: It's Lonesome at the Top\" interview in 1976. It wasn't until after his 2nd separation in 1988 that he told Rolling Stone he was comfortable being a gay guy. (Michael Robinson Chavez\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Many of Rock Hudson's Hollywood good friends stated they knew he was gay long prior to Individuals publication reported in 1985 that he was passing away of AIDS. Nevertheless, the write-up noted the very first public verification of his sexual orientation, and Hudson's death is attributed with humanizing people with AIDS. ( Los Angeles Times)