Three months ago this would have surprised me as much as you. For a long time, Spain has been viewed as an up-and-coming leader where equal rights are concerned — especially with its strong gay movement and legalized gay marriage — this alone had me believe that this article would be a delicious piece of cake. Gay celebrities would be found in abundance but the truth is, they are not. My theory is this: Spain is still very much stuck in its traditional, mediterranean ways, in other words, the strong macho culture they are known for has proven difficult to crack despite the high tolerance to the LGBT community.
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Gareth stunned the sports world when he revealed he was gay in December Becoming a poster boy for gay sportsmen, the Welsh rugby player has put his star status to good use to support young people struggling with their sexuality and championing the charity ChildLine. A film adaptation of his life is in the works — with Tom Hardy rumoured to be playing him after Mickey Rourke dropped out of the project. Sex and The City star Cynthia revealed herself to be bisexual in having been in a relationship with a man from to , and then embarking on a relationship with female education activist Christine Marinoni in The ladies married in May and Cynthia has campaigned heavily for equal marriage rights in the US. His role of Kurt in Glee was specially created after he won over series creator Ryan Murphy when he auditioned for a different part — and so the Glee Project sought to uncover new talent to add to the show.
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Fuck that. The Arrested Development star came out casually in a May interview with Out magazine. Now I consider myself bisexual, and I think balancing my male and female energies has been a big part of me growing as an actor.
I must say I did not have much knowledge or interest in gays or lesbians until quite recently. I'm a fan of Adam Lambert and learned about his coming out in , but not until a few months after the fact. It still remains a mystery whether or not his coming out as gay had anything to do with him finishing runner up in American Idol. Being a fan of Adam and Ellen has led me to become interested in this whole topic of being gay or lesbian.