Some people are hesitant of admitting if they are gays/lesbians, afraid that they will not be accepted by people around them. These celebrities are proud to admit who and what they are:
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka – They have been in a committed relationship since 2004.
Ellen DeGeneres & Portia de Rossi – They have been engaged after the ban on gay marriage was overturned in May by the California Supreme Court.
Sir Ian McKellan – known actor on stage and screen (Lord of the Rings, X-Men)
Rosie O’Donnell & Kelli Carpenter – they have been wed in 2004 but their marriage was recognized only in May 2008 by the California Supreme Court
Lance Bass – he has been fighting for gay rights since 2006.
Melissa Etheridge & Tammy Lynn Michaels – they have been together at all time, be it good or bad times.
T.R. Knight & Mark Cornelson – this couple has a 16-year age difference to each other.
Sir Elton John & David Furnish – Elton John is proud to be out for 20 years.
George Michael – he has been performing and hitting the crowds up to now.
Christian Siriano – Project Runway winner is proud to be out!
Michael Kors – American designer and Runway judge is also proud to be out!
Tim Gunn – he has been mentoring and aspiring fashionistas on Runway since from the start.
George Takei – known in Star Trek and Heroes, a pioneer for Asian Americans and gay actors in Hollywood.
Beth Ditto – a muse for designers Alexander McQueen and Charles Anastase.
Rex Lee – known for years in HBO’s hit Entourage, watch out for him in Season 5 this September 2008.
JP Calderon – a survivor contestant who became a model and decided to come out in a reality show, The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency.
Luke MacFarlane – portrayed a gay role in the movie, Brothers and Sisters and came out in April 2008.