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Find Out Why Lance Bass Kept His Sexuality a Secret

Taking the cover of People magazine with a headline that read “I’m Gay,” Lance Bass finally came out in 2006 — 11 years after becoming famous with ‘NSYNC.

So why did he keep his sexuality a secret for so long?

Kendall Fisher | February 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Sam Smith Opens Up About Coming Out of the Closet on ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’

On The Ellen Degeneres Show airing December 1st, Sam Smith discusses his decision to come out of the closet during an important time of his career – just before the release of his first studio album!

Although Sam had come out at a young age, in terms of coming out publicly, he told…

Kaitlyn Laurie | December 1, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Celebs Are Stepping Out of the Closet and Locking the Door Behind Them

Everybody’s doing it.

Ellen Page is doing it. Lance Bass did it. Rosie O’Donnell got done with it quite a while back now…

That’s riiii-iiight! Coming out of the closet as a celeb is continuing to lose it’s stigma and catch fire in Tinseltown.

Camilla Werner-Longo | May 11, 2014 - 8:00 pm

‘Mean Girls’ Actor Daniel Franzese Comes Out

In a letter tied to the 10-year anniversary of Mean Girls, Daniel Franzese, who played Damian, opens up about his sexuality. The letter, which was posted to IndieWire’s gay blog /bent, Franzese writes to the character he played a decade ago: “You became an iconic character that people looked up to; I wished I’d had…

Robert Kessler | April 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Tom Daley’s Adorable Grandparents React to His Announcement

Yesterday, Olympic diver Tom Daley announced that he was dating a man

Of course I still fancy girls,” the 19-year-old Brit said in a YouTube video.  “But I mean, right now I’m dating a guy and I couldn’t be happier. It makes me feel safe and just really does feel right.”

Daley’s grandparents…

Kelly Lynch | December 3, 2013 - 9:30 am

Tom Daley Comes Out, Reveals He is in a Relationship with Another Man

British Olympic diving star Tom Daley said he “couldn’t be happier” after revealing he is gay.

The Olympic medallist posted a video on YouTube in which he spoke for the first time about a relationship he has started with another man. Watch the video below.  …

Michael Prieve | December 2, 2013 - 10:41 am