A lot of courage is required for a public figure to come out clean about their sexuality. They put their career and personal relationships at risk. while getting exposed to thousands of questions from the media.
Regardless of the risks, we have seen several celebrities over the years to be true to themselves when they came out as gay.
Below is a list of 10 celebrities who came out as gay:
10. Sarah Paulson
She is 42-year-old American actress Sarah Paulson. She is the winner of two Critics’ Choice Television Awards. She is also known for her work in Law & Order, Carol, 12 Years A Slave, The Sopranos, American Crime Story, among others.
During an interview in 2013 with Broadway.com, Paulson said that “the situation is fluid for me” when questioned about her sexuality. She once dated actress Cherry Jones from 2004 to 2009. She has also dated men previously.
Her current partner is actress Holand Taylor. Her unplanned coming out happened in 2005 when she kissed Jones before accepting her Tony Award. Which made the whole media went crazy and she was outed.
But, she made a positive experience out of it and talked about her sexuality from then on. She is the first one our list of celebrities who came out as gay.