Gay Celebs That Came Out in 2016
Celebs have the added pressure of maintaining an image for their fans, and even potentially being cast less in good roles. Some of them, like Colton Haynes, have been out to their families and friends for years, but remained closeted to the public.
Charlie Carver Comes Out on Instagram
"Over time, this abstract 'knowing' grew and articulated itself through a painful gestation marked by feelings of despair and alienation, ending in a climax of saying three words out loud: 'I am gay'."—Charlie Carver
Pro Skateboarder Brian Anderson Comes Out in Vice Interview
“I think about how I felt when I was younger, totally scared – a lot of these kids don’t have hope… To hear what I went through and how everything got better for me and how I felt a lot happier and felt more free and didn’t have all this shame buried inside my body… to convey that message was really important to me.”