"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.
"People are confused, they're shocked, like this is a big revelation to somebody." British singer Elton John discussed his bisexuality for the first time in a 1976 Rolling Stone interview. It's not a bad thing to be." John married David Furnish in December 2005. Reports of "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon's relationship with Christine Marinoni surfaced in 2004, six years after the television show's premiere.
While accepting a humanitarian award in 2012, "White Collar" star Matt Bomer said he "especially" wanted to thank "my beautiful family: Simon, Kit, Walker, Henry.
On a November 2013 episode, personal trainer Harper, 48, talked about his sexuality for the first time on the reality weight loss competition in an effort to show the contestant that he doesn't have to be ashamed. The actor, who memorably portrayed the obsessive and loyal assistant Jonathan on "30 Rock," told Out magazine that he's been in a relationship for nine years.
Raven-Symone was in a relationship with a woman at the time, but the actress told Oprah Winfrey in 2014 that she doesn't want to be labeled as gay.
"I want to be labeled as a human who loves humans," she said.
It was also the first public acknowledgment of her partner, Amber Laign.
"I am grateful for my entire family, my longtime girlfriend Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together," Roberts wrote. And being gay doesn't mean that you are less than anybody else.