Total Transparency: Celebs Who Have Come Out As Gay Or Bisexual

Kristen Stewart wears a flowing black dress, short hair half pulled back.

Many celebrities who have shared the details of their sexual orientation have paved the way for others to embrace their true selves. While in the past, some celebs have kept their personal lives under wraps and stayed closeted for fear that their truth would impact their professional career, now more than ever, famous faces are coming out as gay or bisexual and creating an environment of love and understanding.

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Radar has rounded up some of these famous faces who have come out as gay or bisexual and their pride is all around inspiring. Each celebrity has a unique coming out story, whether it was a big public announcement, like Ellen DeGeneres, or a more subtle confirmation, such as Bella Thorne, a painful reaction from family members, as Matt Bomer found, or a liberating moment, such as what Ellen Page experienced.

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