Even though much has changed over the years with the ruling on a couple, setting out as being gay or bisexual will still be quite horrifying thanks to all the criticism from folks, friends, and family WHO don’t support the LGBT community. however imagine being a celeb and revealing your sexual orientation to the globe and not really knowing how your fans can react, that needs to be even harder. let’s examine if you knew that the following thirty celebrities were gay.
The 30-year-old actress is open about many things, and she never tried to make her life a secret. Lindsay confessed to being lesbian. The photo shows her together with DJ Samantha Robson. Judging by the way the two celebrities dressed it’s easy to guess who is more “boyish” in the relationship.
The role of masculine career-minded Miranda Hobbes fit her real-life persona, but it was not until the series ended that Nixon decided to embrace her hidden nature.
The actress ended in 2003 a 15 years relationship to pursuit love in the arms of another woman. The two began dating in 2004 and eventually married in 2012.
When Sam Smith teamed up with Naughty Boy to release the 2013 hit “La La La,” few fans got the hint.
After that it only took one year for the British singer to express his preferences without fear of being judged. Instagram pics of him and rebel Jonathan Zeizel showed once more that love is incredible.
“You Shall Not Pass!” Just imagine Ian McKellen yelling this at a pride parade, just before bursting into laughs.
The colorful attire is rather unusual for an actor we all associate with the somber role of Gandalf. Sir Ian McKellen hit the streets of Manchester in 2010 to show everyone that being different is not a shame.
What happens when you make the bold step forward early in your career? For actress Ellen Page, coming out as gay in 2014 was a big relief, especially because it set fire to all the rumors.
Once she spoke the truth, the spotlight moved onto the next suspects.
43-year-old actor Jim Parson is in a relationship with art director Todd Spiewak that goes back 14 years.
A relationship described by the actor very naturally. “An act of love, coffee in the morning, going to work, washing the clothes, taking the dogs out— a regular life, boring love.”
Asked during interviews, Olivia never denied the rumor of being bisexual, making the hearts of all the other lesbians out there to beat faster.
Such a celeb joining their ranks would mean the world to them. The day Olivia Wilde comes forward to say she prefers women will be a sad day for men all over the world.
One of the most interesting rumors that go around the front pages is that Mick Jagger had a romantic involvement with another musician, one that recently passed away – David Bowie.
Bowie was openly bisexual, and a constant presence alongside Mick. Did he influence more than his musical style?
The little girl you saw on “The Cosby Show” and later in her dedicated Disney Channel productions, has come out as being attracted to other girls.
Raven knew about her sexual orientation by the age of 12 but waited until the age of 27 before formally declaring her tastes in partners.
Learning that Wentworth Miller is gay was hard for many women. Although rumors were in the air surrounding Miller as early as 2007, the actor only came out when he was called to attend a Film Festival in Saint Petersburg.
We all know how Russian authorities treat their LGBT community and Miller was genuinely scared.
Portia de Rossi
Portia celebrated this year the eighth anniversary of her marriage with Ellen DeGeneres. Although Ellen registered as a lesbian in 1997, Portia chose to stay outside the radar for a little longer. The first dates between the two took place in a car that was always on the move. Even so, paparazzi sniffed the story and made it public.
The actor and rapper Queen Latifah who is known for her anti-violence lyrics, and gay herself, showed her support for the LGBT community in January 2014 by officiating the wedding of 33 couples (including same-sex ones).
It all took place while “Same Love” was playing. A bold statement made by the 46-year-old artist.
Jillian Michaels was shy as a mouse when she first kissed a girl at the age of 18. The experience proved decisive.
She is in a domestic partnership with Heidi Rhoades that ended all speculations once brought in the open. The couple now has two children, one of which they adopted from Haiti in 2012.
Jesse Tyler Ferguson
Jesse Tyler Ferguson is one of the few celebrities on the list you probably knew is gay.
The actor often recalls how he had to tell his family three times (at ages 17, 19, and 21) that he is not like the rest of the boys. You must imagine that Ferguson’s were not a happy family, as Jesse’s sister is also gay.
Neil Patrick Harris
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka used a surrogate mother and received the gift of two adorable twin children.
Harris was the first gay person ever to host the Academy Awards. It happened in 2014, and since then many Hollywood celebs found strength in their guts to put themselves on the other side of “normal”.
David Hyde Pierce
David Hyde Pierce was never a shy person, but he avoided making a clear statement for a long time.
However, he eventually came out gay in 2007, revealing his relationship with Brian Hargrove stretches back 24 years. The two got married in 2008 when California finally allowed gay couples to unite in marriage.
As young Jane Lynch faced incredible challenges once put face to face with her true nature.
It all started when the ten-year-old Jane found herself playing baseball and other boy’s games. Although initially perceiving homosexuality like a disease, Jane made the necessary steps to accept and live with it.
“Men are intriguing. So are chicks.” Michelle described the recent turn in her life that made her an open bisexual.
The 38-year-old dated hot action movies co-stars like Vin Diesel and Olivier Martinez, before turning her head after skirts. The photo shows Michelle when she was going out with gorgeous Cara Delavigne back in 2014.
The A-list actress never made a secret of having casual girlfriends, of which the most notable was Winona Rider.
Or was it only a rumor? We can’t remember as it happened a long time ago. But Angelina was caught having an affair with none other than her kid’s nanny, Lena Gould.
This rebel without a cause created a lot of fuss many decades ago. However, the fact that he used to date men was a recent discovery, unearthed by avid biographers. One of the most outrageous claims, which tends to shatter a cinematographic legend, puts James Dean holding hands with Marlon Brando.
Back in the days, people were able to enjoy their privacy in a proper way. With no paparazzi lens to scan the depths of her soul, Katherine got away with multiple lesbian relationships. A close associate of Katherine confessed he procured more than 150 female lovers for the renowned actress.
Melanie B or Scary Spice managed to hide being a lesbian from the scandal media mostly because other personal affairs took the headlines. Just to refresh your memory, she had the illegitimate child of Eddie Murphy. Christine Krokos and Christa Parker are just two names from the list of women she dated.
The name Gavin Rossdale might ring a bell if you kept a close eye on Gwen Stefani’s personal life. The artist reaches our list because he admitted having intimate relations with other men. Boy George and Marilyn pushed this confession when they threaten to release steamy information from under the cover. Stefani was probably not happy to hear such news!
We have a particular sense for dirty little secrets, and Fergie, who is one of the most successful singers in recent history, confirmed it when she admitted having relationships that involved the same gender. We have to take into account that this was brave for her to say, as she was married to Josh Duhamel at that time.
Instead of hiding his deviant behavior – Andy put all cards on the table. Drugs, alcohol, and sexual mishaps, all of them make Andy an authentic Hollywood sinner. And he does that with a smile on his face. It seems that he genuinely enjoys being roasted. The confession that made him famous was that he is trisexual.
With Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West being just some of the names on her list, no one would be surprised to know that she also dated women. In fact, some go all the distance towards claiming that an affair with a woman was the one who put the last nail in the coffin for her marriage with Wiz
Megan Fox made no secret of having at least one relationship with a member of the same sex. It happened when she was 18, and still not sure what she wanted to do with her life. But eventually, she married “Beverly Hills 90210″ actor Brian Austin Green and the couple even has three children.
Kristen Stewart made millions of fans when she took on the role of Bella Swan in the Twilight saga. Although Kristen did not come upfront and admit being a lesbian, we all know what is going through her little mind. Recent photos brought her girlfriend to light. Receiving too much male attention can sometimes scare you the other way.
Amber never made a secret from her attitude regarding relationships with members of the same sex. She went into Johnny’s arms after what was a long-term involvement with Tasya van Ree. Take a look at the photo. Amber was caught red-handed while enjoying too much the company of fellow actress Olivia Wilde.
Although being happily married to Andre Upton since 1997, Cate admitted that she had a phase during which it was more exciting and rewarding to date women. It all started with her promoting the movie “Carol,” recently released in 2015. The story was about two women falling in love with each other.
It was the lyrics of “Cool For The Summer” that first provided some hints that Demi might have had previous experience in dating another woman. In fact, she even came forward saying that all her songs are inspired by real things happening in her life. We see nothing wrong with two girls loving each other.
The case of this next celebrity is linked with the one we talked about before. Drew Barrymore and Ellen Page met each other on the set of “Whip It,” and unknown sources described that they were more than intimate with each other. The exact phrase defining the relationship was “couldn’t keep their hands off of each other.”
If you are a young reader, you probably never heard of Richard Pryor. He was known as a stand-up comedy performer, often exploiting themes such as racism and sexuality. In his autobiography “Pryor Convictions,” the charismatic TV star admitted the fact that he went through a two weeks affair with a transgendered man.