Topic: Coming out

Anderson Cooper Finally Came Out Of The Closet!

Anderson Cooper Finally Came Out Of The Closet!

Fans of silverfoxes and LGBT visibility, rejoice! After many years of living in a glass closet and being “out” to everyone but the general public, Anderson Cooper has finally confirmed to the world that he is gay. He “came out” in an email to The Daily Beast‘s Andrew Sullivan, who had sought his opinion on gay celebrities who choose, for whatever reason, to stay in the closet. The full text is as follows: More »

Star Trek‘s Zachary Quinto Comes Out In Solidarity With ‘It Gets Better’ Teen Jamey Rodemeyer

Star Trek's Zachary Quinto Comes Out In Solidarity With 'It Gets Better' Teen Jamey Rodemeyer

Three weeks ago, Sean Maher (Firefly, The Playboy Club) came out of the closet; over the weekend, Zachary Quinto – arguably the more famous of the two — did the same. It’s really interesting to note the differences in how it happened: Sean sat down with EW for a probing interview, while Zachary slipped that rather significant reveal into a larger profile piece with New York Magazine. More »

Firefly And The Playboy Club Actor Sean Maher Comes Out Of The Closet

Firefly And The Playboy Club Actor Sean Maher Comes Out Of The Closet

Considering what little privacy celebrities possess, announcements like this are mind-boggling because of how long the person has been able to keep it secret. Sean Maher has announced that he’s gay—even more, he has a partner of nine years and two children! And he’s spent the last 14 years in Hollywood playing it straight, on everything from cult hit Firefly to new pilot The Playboy Club. More »

101: Advice For Coming Out

101: Advice For Coming Out

There are a lot of things that we find hard to reveal to our parents, family and friends. Coming out as gay is probably the biggest one, right up there with teen pregnancy and any other lifechanging event. It’s undoubtedly a difficult discussion to have, and one that many gay teens put off because they are afraid how their loved ones will react. But if it’s something that you’re contemplating, we have some advice on how to approach it. More »