This is such a huge moment in Ty Herndon's life, and we commend him for being so brave!
The 51-year-old country star has publicly come out as a gay man.
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Although he's known this for a very long time and came out to his closest friends and family members quite a while ago, he hid his story from the world until he was inspired to share it while attending a seminar.
Ty explained to People magazine on Tuesday evening:
The men's field hockey team at the University of Nottingham in the UK have the right idea about sports!
Sports should be about teamwork, and being inclusive, and trying your best, and shoving really long hot dogs into our mouth.
Speaking of really long hot dogs… the hockey team wanted to send a message about combating homophobia in sports, so they took to the hockey field: NAKED!
He'll be remembered for his skill AND his courage!
Jason Collins is retiring from the NBA after becoming the first openly gay professional athlete in North America's four major team sports to play in a professional league - which happened with the Brooklyn Nets last season - and he leaves behind an amazing legacy.
He's been playing in the league since 2002. A major accomplishment in its own right!
The 35-year-old played the center position, and announced his retirement from basketball with a letter to Sports Illustrated.
And it's pretty amazing!
Here's what he wrote:
Oh, HareBear, is there something you need to tell us? Perhaps over a candlelit dinner??
Harry Styles has been the subject of gay rumors ever since the conception of Larry Stylinson — and now, he's adding more fuel to the fire with THIS comment!
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Just days after Harry's original thoughts about gender not mattering when it comes to a significant other, the One Direction singer alluded to a similar notion in a recent interview.
When the guys sat down with The Sun on Sunday to promote their new book, the interviewer chatted with the two single men of the group, Harry and Niall.
Louis revealed to the paper:
We're so proud of Colin Farrell for taking a stand!
On November 17th, the sexy actor published a very emotional and poignant letter in the Sunday World, supporting gay marriage.
[ Photos: Colin Farrell Steps Out Looking Like A True Hottie! ]
In the piece, the True Detective star gives some amazing reasons why gay marriage should be legal in his native country of Ireland, while taking a moment to explain why the cause is close to his heart.
Lots on the brain!
Talking Truvada, Zachary Quinto, parenthood, the gay blood ban and Swifting*!
Check it out above!
*Trademarked by Perez!
It was only a couple weeks ago that we saw Elle Fanning at a film premiere, looking sophisticated and elegant.
Well, for her new role, she has given up that look!
[ Photos: Celebs Who Changed Their Looks For Movie Roles! ]
Elle was spotted on Tuesday filming her new movie Three Generations in New York City, and we barely recognized her!
The long, soft hair has been replaced with a short, unkempt nest, and the stylish outfits are now baggy duds.
Elle is stepping into the controversial role of