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Out Gay Actors

Note to Gay Actors: Closets Are for Costumes

Leon Acord | Posted 12.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Leon Acord

Like it or not, actors have a responsibility beyond ourselves. There are still too many young gay people growing up surrounded by hatred, and they need to see well-adjusted, successful gay people who thrive without fear. And there are too many ignorant bigots who also need to see us in all our diversity. Once they do, then maybe we really can do away with labels.

Jodie Foster May Be Out, But Is Oscar Hiding In The Closet?

Conor Gaughan | Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Conor Gaughan

The gay story this Oscar season is the lack of gay stories. The Academy didn't nominate a single actor who had played an LGBT character this past year in any of the four acting categories -- a rare occurrence in the past decade, happening only in 2008.

Being An Out Gay Actor (VIDEO)

Ben Baur | Posted 12.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Ben Baur

I worry that I might only play gay characters for the rest of my career, or that I will be forever marked by something I can't control. But ultimately, I realized that being honest about who I am and living my life authentically and with integrity is more important to me than anything else.