"In light of Jamey's death, it became clear to me in an instant that living a gay life without publicly acknowledging it is simply not enough to make any significant contribution to the immense work that lies ahead on the road to complete equality."Pop singer Ricky Martin declared publicly in March 2010 what he avoided discussing for years."I am proud to say that I am a fortunate homosexual man," Martin wrote on his official website. "I want to say that I have no problem with people knowing that I'm in a relationship with a man right now."Marriage is about love," Paquin tweeted on June 8, "not gender." In December 2013, "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts came out as a lesbian in a Facebook post reflecting on the past year and thanking fans for their support after her bone marrow transplant.It was also the first public acknowledgment of her partner, Amber Laign.The actor is married to writer/producer/director Brian Hargrove.Pierce first talked about his partner in an Associated Press interview about his Tony-nominated performance in "Curtains.""Coming out stories should not be used to deflect from allegations of sexual assault," Ellis said.
"I don't know why people make such a big deal about the gay thing," she said during her act. Now I gotta get in your face.' " Sykes was referring to the passage of Proposition 8, banning gay marriage, in California days after her wedding.
On Sunday, Buzzfeed published a story in which "Star Trek: Discovery" actor Anthony Rapp accused Spacey of making a sexual advance towards him in 1986 when Rapp was a 14-year-old child actor and Spacey was 26."But if I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behavior, and I am sorry for the feelings he describes having carried with him all these years," he wrote."As those closest to me know, in my life I have had relationships with both men and women," Spacey wrote.
"I have loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man.""House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey came out via a statement on Twitter after he was accused of alleged sexual misconduct in 1986 by actor Anthony Rapp when Rapp was 14 and Spacey was 26.
Thank you for teaching me what unconditional love is." (People magazine identifies "Simon" as his partner, publicist Simon Halls.) Bomer's reveal wasn't overt, but some have congratulated the actor for acknowledging his sexuality, which has been the subject of gossip in the industry.
Actor Zachary Quinto said he was inspired to acknowledge his homosexuality in October 2011 after a 14-year-old, who was apparently being harassed over his sexuality, killed himself.