Publicly speaking or accepting that you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender is very difficult for anyone. But some celebrities didn’t hide their sexuality and are proud to be a part of the LGBTQ community.
Check out our list of all such famous LGBT celebrities who are bringing normalcy to people alike so that they can pursue their dreams.
7 Famous Celebrities/Personalities Who Came Out As LGBTQ
1. Tim Cook
“Gay is not a limitation. It’s a characteristic that I hope they view like I do, [as] God’s greatest gift.”
These were the words by one of the successful entrepreneurs Tim Cook who came out as gay in 2014. The motivation behind him was the letter of those kids suffering from sexual orientation. Their parents abandoned them and the struggle to deal with their gender identity put them in depression.
Some even had suicidal thoughts. This moved Tim very much and he could not stop himself from discussing this topic. His decision to publicly accept his identity came out as a very challenging time when Apple was dealing with criticism in China.
2. Kristen Stewart
The Twilight actress came out as gay in 2017 during an interview with “Saturday Night Live.” The 31-year-old Kristen said, “I’m like, so gay.”
She has a long list of dating history and currently dating a screenwriter, Dylan Meyer. Her past love affairs include Robert Pattinson, Sara Dinkin, Stella Maxwell, Alicia Cargile, and a few more.
3. Elliot Page
The “Hard Candy” star revealed his identity during a human rights conference in 2020. After accepting the transgender status, he changed his name from Ellen to Elliot Page. He is one of those transgenders who are making a deep impact on society.
4. Lady Gaga
“It’s not a lie that I am bisexual and I like women… This is who I am and who I have always been.”
One of the famous LGBT celebrities, Lady Gaga revealed she is bisexual in 2013 during a Q&A session of album-release party.
5. Ellen DeGeneres
The famous comedian and television host is a pioneer in equalizing rights for LGBTQ people. She was on the edge of popularity during 1997 when she decided to reveal her gender status to the world.
After which, she received death threats, hate mails, and even her popular TV show got canceled. Despite all, she rose higher than before and even received the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
6. Demi Lovato
The recent entry to the list of famous LGBTQ celebrities is the singer Demi Lovato. The 28 years old actor and songwriter made the Twitter announcement in March.
In a video, she said, “I am proud to let you know that I identify as non-binary & will officially be changing my pronouns to they/them moving forward.”
Every day we wake up, we are given another opportunity & chance to be who we want & wish to be. I’ve spent the majority of my life growing in front of all of you… you’ve seen the good, the bad, & everything in between. pic.twitter.com/HSBcfmNruo
— Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) May 19, 2021
7. Miley Cyrus
Miley Cyrus is extremely popular since childhood for her TV show Hannah Montana and gained popularity in adulthood with movies such as ‘The Last Song, LOL, So Undercover.’ The 28-year-old American singer and actress came out as a pansexual.
Billie Joe Armstrong, Kate Mckinnon, Charlie Carver, Amber Heard, and many more LGBT celebrities are bringing normalcy for such people in the industry and outside as well.