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Celebrity Twitter Chatter: Demi Lovato Helps Out Nick Jonas, Grant Gustin Gives Thanks and More

We’ve rounded up some of the best and most insightful celebrity tweets from the past 24 hours.

Nick Jonas’ fear, Grant Gustin loves playing The Flash, plus more fascinating celebrity tweets and words of wisdom below.

Michael Prieve | December 4, 2014 - 9:30 pm

Celebrities Celebrate the Defeat of DOMA at Logo’s Trailblazers Event

In celebration of the defeat of the Defense of Marriage Act, celebrities crammed into New York’s Cathedral of Saint John the Divine last night for Logo’s Trailblazers event. Those honored at the event included the cast of Orange Is the New Black, Edie Windsor and Roberta Kaplan whose court case resulted in the Supreme Court’s…

Robert Kessler | June 24, 2014 - 10:30 am

Hollywood Loves Ellen Page Even More Following Her Gay Revelation

She came out on Friday in an attempt to make life a little easier for anyone struggling to identify with themselves. But it looks like Hollywood is making an attempt to make Ellen Page’s transition out of the closet a little easier as well.

Jason Marshall | February 15, 2014 - 7:00 pm

Jason Collins Marches in the Boston Pride Parade

Fulfilling a promise he made when he came out publicly in the pages of Sports Illustrated last month, Jason Collins marched in Boston’s Pride Parade Saturday. Collins was joined by his former college roommate and current Massachusetts congressman Joe Kennedy for the event.
Collins, who wore a Nike shirt with the words “#BETRUE” in rainbow…

Robert Kessler | June 9, 2013 - 2:00 pm

A ‘Huge Weight Has Been Lifted’: Jason Collins Opens Up About Coming Out

Just one day after his historic announcement, National Basketball Association free agent Jason Collins sat down with Good Morning America’s George Stephanopoulos to talk about being the first openly gay player in a major team sport. The two talked about Collins’ long road that lead him to where he is, his decision to come out publicly and…

Robert Kessler | April 30, 2013 - 12:45 pm

NBA Star Jason Collins Says He’s Gay

NBA player Jason Collins has revealed to the world that he is gay.
The 34-year-old pro’s story is chronicled in a heartfelt and candid personal essay, published Monday morning by Sports Illustrated.
“I didn’t set out to be the first openly gay athlete playing in a major American team sport,” he writes. “But since I…

| April 29, 2013 - 11:49 am