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.
This is a referenced overview list of notable gay , lesbian or bisexual people, who have either been open about their sexuality or for which reliable sources exist. Famous persons who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not included in list. The definition of sexual orientation has changed greatly over time and the word "gay" wasn't used to describe sexual orientation until the mid 20th century. A number of different classification schemes have been used to describe sexual orientation since the midth century. Much of the research about sexual orientation has failed to define the term at all, making it difficult to reconcile the results of different studies.
Lesbian Celebrities – 20 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Gay
Here are 33 celebrities who got real af about their sexuality in interviews, videos, on live TV and goddamn magazine covers if you're Ellen Degeneres! In April , speaking to Rolling Stone, Janelle said, "Being a queer black woman in America, someone who has been in relationships with both men and women — I consider myself to be a free-ass motherfucker. Would he like to First came the banger Cool for the Summer, which seemed to elude to hooking up with people of more than one gender. Then, in October , an interviewer on the red carpet asked Demi about her new documentary - which she'd told fans would explore her sexuality as well as mental health and struggles with addiction.
Love is complicated enough without the added intricacy of sexual identity. Sexuality is fluid, and really, you love who you love. These stars, whether publicly or privately, have all at least dabbled in a same-sex relationship at some point, even though some of these celebs are nothing short of heartthrobs to the opposite sex. Some stars think their same-sex flings were a phase. Some simply want to experiment.