This last year has been a big coming out year for athletes and celebrities. With every coming out story we get one step closer to an understanding and a common movement toward equality. Last night’s reception in Los Angeles for Jason Collins, the first openly gay athlete to play in North America’s four professional sports, was supportive and embracing as the Laker crowd stood and applauded when he stepped onto the court.
Here are the fabulous and beautiful top 10 celebrities that came out in 2013/2014
2014-Ellen Page revealed she is a lesbian in a moving speech at the Human Right’s Campaign Time to Thrive event.
2014- Michael Sam, a defensive lineman from Missouri came out in interviews with ESPN and the New York Times.
2013- Actress Maria Bello came out in a New York Times piece entitled Coming out as a modern family.
2013- Robin Roberts, Good Morning America anchor came out in a Facebook post last year thanking her “long time girlfriend.”
2013- Bob Harper, personal trainer on The Biggest Loser comes out as gay to help a contestant through struggles.
2013- Actor Victor Garber, best known for his roles in Deception and Titanic addressed his same-sex partner in a new interview last year. It should be noted that he originally mentioned his partner in a 2012 interview with Canada’s Forever Young News.
2013- Today’s show Jenna Wolf came out on air and announced she is having a baby with her partner Stephanie Gosk.
2013-Tom Daley, 19-year-old British diving star who won an Olympic Bronze medal, came out in a You Tube video announcing that he is in a relationship with a man.
2013- Abc Family Actor, Matt Dallas came out in a tweet revealing he is happily engaged to his boyfriend.
2013- Actress Raven-Symone came out on Twitter announcing that she can finally get married.