07/09/2012 09:46 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Anderson Cooper's Coming Out Discussed By Michelangelo Signorile On CNN's 'Reliable Sources'

Anderson Cooper may have delivered the most ho hum coming out ever last week when he made the revelation in an email to the Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan, but it still made headlines around the world.

Yesterday, HuffPost Gay Voices Editor-at-Large Michelangelo Signorile visited CNN's "Reliable Sources," hosted by Howard Kurtz, to discuss Cooper's big news.

Watch the clip above in which Signorile, along with TVNewser's Gail Shister and St. Petersburg Times' Eric Deggans, discusses why celebrities remain in the closet, why he believes that embarrassment may be causing stars to take a more subtle approach to coming out and more.

Below, view a slideshow of other celebrities who have come out:

Celebrities Who Have Come Out