Gay celebs: That is out?

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  • Gay celebs: That is out?
  • Gay celebs: That is out?

    Actress Ellen Page came out sometimes to Flourish, an LGBT youth conference. \"I'm sick of concealing,\" she stated onstage. \"I'm tired of existing by noninclusion.\" ( Jay L. Clendenin\/ Los Angeles Times)

    \" Well, in all honesty, when you discuss 'the gay area,' you are discussing MY area,\" the \"Game of Thrones\" star confirmed when asked about his huge following amongst \"bears\" throughout an interview with fan blog Wintertime Is Coming in March 2014. ( Jerod Harris\/ Getty Images for Wired)

    The \"30 Rock\" star came out in a November 2013 meeting with Out publication. \"I just celebrated my nine-year anniversary with my partner,\" he claimed. \"It feels like a nice time to be celebrating something like that, specifically on the heels of the DOMA and also Prop. 8 choices.\" (Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    The star said he hid his orientation because of his training. \"I mosted likely to college in the Bronx. I learned to continuously attempt to conceal the fact that I was gay. That exterior of being somebody I'm truly not simply to shield myself absolutely aided with acting,\" he told Out magazine in 2011. ( Alberto E. Rodriguez\/ Getty Images for NAACP)

    Nineteen-year-old British Olympic diving bronze medalist Tom Daley disclosed through a YouTube video that he's in a partnership with a guy as well as has been because spring. ( Clive Rose\/ Getty Images)

    \" Touch\" actress Maria Bello took to the pages of the New York Times in December 2013 to write a post headlined \"Coming-out as a Modern Family members,\" exposing the conversation she had with her child that led her to reveal her connection with one more lady, Clare. ( Adrian Sanchez-Gonzalez\/ AFP\/Getty Images)

    In a Facebook message to note the end of 2013 and her healing from a transplant for a rare blood problem, \"Greetings America\" anchor Robin Roberts appeared as a lesbian by thanking her \"long time partner, Brownish-yellow,\" to name a few. (Jay L. Clendenin\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Bob Harper, an individual fitness instructor that appears on the tv series \"The Largest Loser,\" came out openly during an episode of the program to assist a battling entrant. \"Being gay does not suggest that you are less than any person else. It's simply who you are,\" he claimed. ( Adam Rindy)

    NBC's Jenna Wolfe and also Stephanie Gosk not just announced that they were out on the March 27, 2013, episode of the \"Today\" program, they also announced they had actually been a pair for three years, were engaged and additionally anticipating a baby lady with each other. ( Peter Kramer\/ NBC\/ Associated Press)

    Well, gawwwly! \"Gomer Pyle, USMC\" and also \"The Andy Griffith Program\" star Jim Nabors wed his long time partner, Stan Cadwallader, in Seattle in January. The connection was never ever a secret, but the comedy celebrity had not come out openly before. ( Ken Hively\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Actor Victor Garber verified his sexual preference in a didn't- everyone-know-already means early in January 2013. In an April 2012 problem of Canadian publication FYI Garber had mentioned his 13-year-relationship with partner Rainier Andreesen was among his proudest success. ( Robin Marchant\/ Getty Images)

    Till July, Anderson Cooper had never ever openly validated he was gay, yet he 'd never denied it, either. Cooper's sexual preference has actually long been a public knowledge, yet it took an Enjoyment Weekly cover tale concerning gay celebs to prompt the newsman to ultimately come out. ( Carolyn Cole\/ Los Angeles Times)

    The New York Times damaged the story quietly with one understated sentence. \"The Regular Heart,\" it read, \"resonated with him on a few levels: Mr. Parsons is gay and also in a 10-year connection, as well as working with an ensemble again was like nutrition, [Parsons] said.\" (Allen J. Schaben\/ Los Angeles Times)

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

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

    Actor Sean Maher appeared to Enjoyment Weekly in September 2011, saying,\" This is my coming out sphere. I have actually been passing away to do this.\" ( Araya Diaz\/Getty Photos)

    Jonathan Knight of New Kids on the Block, much right, appeared as gay in 2011 when '80s songstress Tiffany claimed he was gay on the Bravo TV show \"View What Happens: Live.\" Knight responded on the band's website, claiming he is proud to be gay as well as has been open about it for greater than twenty years. ( Glenn Koenig\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Country singer Chely Wright was outed by on the internet publication Queerty, which speculated Wright would appear the day after the launch of her new cd as well as memoir in 2010. Wright's trip is examined in the docudrama \"Chely Wright: Wish Me Away.\" ( Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    British rapper Girl Sovereign came out in an April 2010 interview with Diva publication. (Lawrence K. Ho\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Sara Gilbert, visualized below during the shooting of \"Roseanne,\" appeared concerning her companion and also her sexuality throughout a panel discussion for her CBS show \"The Talk.\" ( ABC)

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

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

    Sean Hayes utilized the Advocate to break the information in a 2010 cover story. ( Al Seib\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Wanderer magazine broke the news in 2009. Adam Lambert, the \"American Idol\" celebrity, verified what several had actually been believing, claiming, \"I do not think it needs to be a surprise for any person to hear that I'm gay.\" ( Irfan Khan\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile opened about being lesbian throughout a 2009 meeting with the Los Angeles Times. \"I really hope that someplace in Small Town, USA, a 15-year-old child aims to me as a role model the method I looked at the Indigo Girls as well as Elton John as good example,\" she claimed. (Timothy Haitt)

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

    Starlet Wanda Sykes introduced to a group she was gay at a same-sex marriage rally in Las Vegas in 2008. Sykes claimed she really felt personally assaulted by California's Proposal 8 that banned gay marriage, according to a New York Times article on the event. (Kirk McKoy\/ Los Angeles Times)

    People publication broke the information regarding this \"American Idol\" star, who positioned on its cover with his newborn youngster. \"I can not increase a child to lie or to conceal points,\" he stated. ( Charles Sykes\/ Invision\/AP)

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

    Bloc Party artist Kele Okereke offered several meetings with gay-oriented publications till more openly reviewing his sexuality throughout a 2007 interview with the Guardian. ( Michael Robinson Chavez\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Neil Patrick Harris brought out a declaration to Individuals publication as \"a really material gay guy living [his] life to the maximum,\" stating instead of overlook conjecture into his exclusive life, he wished to inform the public the fact. (Liz O. Baylen\/ Los Angeles Times)

    In a 2004 meeting Cynthia Nixon told the New york city Daily News she had \"nothing to conceal\" concerning her relationships with women. ( Laura Cavanaugh\/ Getty Images)

    Rosie O'Donnell appeared during a comedy regimen at a 2002 ovarian cancer cells benefit. ( Gary Friedman\/ Los Angeles Times)

    The REM lead guy, musician Michael Stipe, ended years of public speculation when he informed Time publication he was a \"queer artist\" throughout a May 2001 interview. Before appearing he claimed he \"was being made to be a coward about it,\" and was ready to inform the public the truth regarding his sexuality. (Bryan Chan\/ Los Angeles Times)

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

    Artist Melissa Etheridge introduced she was a lesbian throughout the January 1993 Triangular Ball-- a gay and lesbian gala that commemorated the first inauguration of Head of state Clinton. ( Manuel Balce Ceneta\/ AP)

    Musician k.d. lang came out in 1992 to Supporter magazine. \"There are numerous various point of views on just how to gain approval,\" she claimed. \"I don't want to injure my mom by coming out in journalism. However at the exact same time I do not want to harm [gay] society, and also it's like-- what do you do?\" ( Gina Ferazzi\/ Los Angeles Times)

    Rupert Everett was openly gay early in his career, a choice he later on told the Guardian might have harmed his growing career. \"It's not very easy,\" he stated. \"And, truthfully, I would not suggest any type of actor always, if he was truly thinking of his profession, ahead out.\" ( Evan Agostini\/ Getty Images)

    Actor Ian McKellen reviewed his sexual orientation for the first time in 1988 on BBC Radio 3 when going over the reasoning of a British costs that forbade the \"promo of homosexuality.\" ( Jennifer S. Altman\/ For The Times)

    Artist Elton John initially appeared as bisexual throughout a Wanderer \"Elton John: It's Lonely on top\" interview in 1976. It wasn't until after his second separation in 1988 that he told Wanderer he was comfortable being a gay male. (Michael Robinson Chavez\/ Los Angeles Times)

    A Number Of Rock Hudson's Hollywood close friends stated they understood he was gay long prior to Individuals magazine reported in 1985 that he was passing away of AIDS. Even so, the post noted the initial public confirmation of his sexual orientation, as well as Hudson's death is credited with humanizing people with AIDS. ( Los Angeles Times)