Here are all the celebrities who’ve come out as LGBTQ+ in 2020 (so far)

Here are all the celebrities who’ve come out as LGBTQ+ in 2020 (so far)

“I’m bisexual . Ok bye.”

“I am gay, and I’m finally okay with it. It’s been a long journey to get here.”

We’re halfway through 2020 and various celebrities have already bravely lived their truths by coming out as LGBTQ+.

From YouTuber NikkieTutorials to Zach Sullivan, who became the first professional ice hockey player to come out as gay, we round up everyone who has proudly and publicly joined our community to inspire a whole new generation of LGBTQ+ youth.

Aaron Schock

Known for: Anti-LGBTQ+ congressman
Identifies as: Gay

“The fact that I am gay is just one of those things in my life in need of explicit affirmation, to remove any doubt and to finally validate who I am as a person. In many ways I regret the time wasted in not having done so sooner.”

Read the full story here.

Auli’i Cravalho

Known for: Actress and singer
Identifies as: Bisexual

“if i may escort you to my tiktok…”

Read the full story here.

Billy Lunn

Known for: Singer
Identifies as: Bisexual

“Ok. Just for clarification. Me coming to terms with my sexuality (bi) doesn’t suddenly mean I want to go on a rampage of fucking guys. I’m married.”

Read the full story here.

Camryn Grimes

Known for: Actress
Identifies as: Bisexual

“I’m bisexual.”

Read the full story here.

Cara Delevingne

Known for: Actress and model
Identifies as: Pansexual

“I always will remain, I think, pansexual. However one defines themselves, whether it’s ‘they’ or ‘he’ or ‘she,’ I fall in love with the person and that’s that. I’m attracted to the person.”

Read the full story here.

Curdin Orlik

Known for: Swiss wrestler
Identifies as: Gay

“I thought: I don’t want to be gay. But it’s me. Now it’s out.”

Read the full story here.

Da Brat

Known for: Rapper
Identifies as: Queer

“I’ve always been a kind of private person until I met my heart’s match who handles some things differently than I do.”

Read the full story here.

Daniel Arcos

Known for: Basketball player
Identifies as: Gay

“I want to be part of the change and build a society in which we treat each other with respect and can be happy.”

Read the full story here.

Denis Finnegan

Known for: Irish national track champion
Identifies as: Gay

“We’re used to, as a gay person, hiding parts of yourself that you build up stories about what’s actually going on as to what is.”

Read the full story here.

DJ Qualls

Known for: Actor and comedian
Identifies as: Gay

“Yep, I’m gay. Been gay this whole time. Tired of worrying about what people would think of me. Tired of worrying about what it would do to my career.”

Read the full story here.

Dominique Provost-Chalkley

Known for: Actress
Identifies as: Queer

“I am queer. I am into ALL humans. I guess maybe I am just really into love? Who knows? But finally… I am OUT.”

Read the full story here.

Guillaume Cizeron

Known for: Olympic skater
Identifies as: Gay

“Even though I have never spoken publicly about my sexual orientation, I am one of those who think that it is not something that [people] should have to do. Straight people don’t come out.”

Read the full story here.

Hunter Hunt-Hendrix

Known for: Musician
Identifies as: Transgender woman

“I am a woman. I’ve always been one.”

Read the full story here.

J. August Richards

Known for: Actor
Identifies as: Gay

“I knew that I could not portray this gay man honestly without letting you all know that I am a gay man myself.”

Read the full story here.

Jacqueline Wilson

Known for: Children’s author
Identifies as: Gay

“I’ve never really been in any kind of closet. It would be such old news for anybody that has ever known anything much about me.”

Jameela Jamil

Known for: Actress and television presenter
Identifies as: Queer

“Twitter is brutal. This is why I never officially came out as queer.”

Read the full story here.

Justice Smith

Known for: Actor
Identifies as: Queer

“As a black queer man myself, I was disappointed to see certain people eager to say Black Lives Matter, but hold their tongue when Trans/Queer was added.”

Read the full story here.

Layla Moran

Known for: Liberal Democrat MP
Identifies as: Pansexual

“I’m in a really happy, loving, stable relationship. She’s amazing and I’m really lucky.”

Read the full story here.

Lili Reinhart

Known for: Actress
Identifies as: Bisexual

“Although I’ve never announced it publicly before, I am a proud bisexual woman.”

Read the full story here.

Markus Thormeyer

Known for: Olympic swimmer
Identifies as: Gay

“I was willing to put everything on the line, but something was holding me back. It was the secret I was keeping – that I was gay.”

Read the full story here.

Nikkie de Jager

Known for: YouTuber
Identifies as: Transgender woman

When I was younger I was born in the wrong body, which means that I am transgender. I am NikkieTutorials, and I am Nikkie. I am me.”

Read the full story here.

Niki Albon

Known for: YouTuber
Identifies as: Gay

“I feel like I haven’t been honest and truthful the entire time with myself.”

Read the full story here.

Pablo Alborán

Known for: Spanish singer
Identifies as: Gay

“I’m here to tell you that I am homosexual, and it’s okay.”

Read the full story here.

Phillip Schofield

Known for: TV presenter
Identifies as: Gay

“With the strength and support of my wife and my daughters, I have been coming to terms with the fact that I am gay.”

Read the full story here.

Raymix

Known for: Mexican singer
Identifies as: Gay

“I feel very relaxed now because I can be myself now. People are OK with that and that’s something I really appreciate.”

Read the full story here.

Rebecca Black

Known for: Singer
Identifies as: Queer

“I think to me the word ‘queer’ feels really nice. I’ve dated a lot of different types of people.”

Read the full story here.

Rick Cosnett

Known for: Actor
Identifies as: Gay

“Dramatic pause…. I’m gay. I just wanted everyone to know because I made a promise to myself to live my truth everyday.”

Read the full story here.

Ricky Dillon

Known for: YouTuber
Identifies as: Gay

“I am gay, and I’m finally okay with it. It’s been a long journey to get here.”

Read the full story here.

Roddy Alves

Known for: Being the ‘Human Ken Doll’
Identifies as: Transgender woman

“I just hope people can accept me as a woman and don’t judge or ridicule me.”

Read the full story here.

Rosario Dawson

Known for: Actress
Identifies as: LGBTQ+

“I never did come out come out. I mean, I guess I am now.”

Read the full story here.

Sebastián Vega

Known for: Argentinian basketball player
Identifies as: Gay

“When I started to feel attracted to a man, I had a very bad time. I felt shame, guilt, a lot of rejection, but at the same time the desire to be with someone.”

Read the full story here.

Stacy London

Known for: TV presenter
Identifies as: Queer

“I used to date men. Now I date her. That’s it. That’s all I have to say.”

Read the full story here.

Tana Mongeau

Known for: YouTuber and singer
Identifies as: Pansexual

“i be about pansexual as hell.”

Read the full story here.

Tatiana Ringsby

Known for: Model and TikTok star
Identifies as: Bisexual

“Surprise I’m bi.”

Read the full story here.

Trevi Moran

Known for: YouTuber
Identifies as: Transgender woman

“Hi. My name is Trevi Moran, I am a transgender female. That’s a good start, I can’t believe I said that out loud.”

Read the full story here.

Witold Sadowy

Known for: Polish theatre actor and journalist
Identifies as: Gay

“I was born different. I’m gay. Now I have said everything, as in confession.”

Read the full story here.

Zach Sullivan

Known for: Professional ice hockey player
Identifies as: Bisexual

“I have battled with mental health problems over this issue and with the support, understanding and acceptance from my family, friends and teammates, I finally feel ready to say; I am bisexual.”

Read the full story here.

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