There are a bunch of reasons why anyone would want to keep their sexuality a secret, but for celebrities, the need to keep it in the closet is far greater than your average person. Even though the general public is more accepting of the LGBTQ community, celebrities tend to face a greater criticism when they admit their homosexuality. Directors will blacklist an actor if they suspect he’s in a same sex relationship. However, there are few celebrities that are very open about their sexuality and are true inspirations on what it means to be proud of who you are. Here are the top 15 celebrities that are gay.
John Travolta has had numerous box office hits in the 70’s and 80’s giving us all “Saturday Night Fever.” But did you know Travolta allegedly had an affair with a male Californian pilot for six-years? The gay rumors surfaced after two unidentified male masseurs sued Travolta for sexual harassment. The actor has claimed the allegations are purely “Pulp Fiction,” but the gay pilot has sworn that Travolta prefers gay lovers over his wife, Kelly Preston.