Once it was considered a potentially career-ending acknowledgment, but a growing number of celebrities have come out with relatively little fanfare.
From actress Jane Lynch to actor Zachary Quinto to talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, stars who serve as inspirations for Pride Month. Ellen DeGeneres, talk show host, actress and comedian. Jane Lynch, former "Glee" actress and "Hollywood Game Night" host.
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Many in the entertainment world applauded his decision to come out. The actor used Twitter to deliver the news, posting a photo of fiance.
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