10+ Celebrities Who Are Part Of The LGBTQ Community

Our society has come a long way when it comes to better understanding the subject of sexual orientation, preference, and lifestyle. Inclusion is fast becoming the golden rule across all professional and personal walks of life.

The positive embrace and acceptance have led several celebrities to be more honest with themselves and the rest of the world. Have a look and check out these 10+ celebrities who identify as part of the LGBT+ community.

Aubrey Plaza

Aubrey Plaza has been open and honest when it comes to her sexuality. During an interview with The Advocate, the Parks and Recreation star admitted that she falls in love with both men and women.

Aubrey also possesses what she calls "masculine energy."

DJ Qualls

DJ Qualls is probably best known for Road Trip, as well as his starring role in The New Kid.

Last year, DJ took to Twitter to announce to the world that he was a gay man and that he had grown tired of living a lie.

Rosario Dawson

A little more than 2 years ago, people mistook Rosario's show of support for the LGBTQ+ community as her coming out.

In an interview with Bustle, Rosario clarified, “I mean, it’s not inaccurate, but I never did come out come out. I mean, I guess I am now.”

Drew Barrymore

Fans may be surprised to learn that Drew Barrymore identifies as bisexual and always has! During a 2013 interview with Contact Music, Drew admitted that she finds womens' bodies sexually attractive.

As of yet, Drew has not ever been in a public relationship with a woman.

“I have always considered myself bisexual.” she said.

Lil Nas X

Lil Nas X revealed he was gay via Twitter. He began by inviting his fans to take a closer to listen to the lyrics from his song "Clo7ure."

Later, Lil Nas X posted a photo of the album artwork, making a point to highlight a rainbow-colored skyscraper.

Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie has been open about her bisexuality for more than 20 years.

In the wake of her divorce from husband Brad Pitt, rumors have begun speculating that Angelina has been romantically involved with a woman, and is looking to have some fun.

Justice Smith

Last year, Justice Smith revealed to the world that he and Queen Sugar actor Nicholas Ashe were involved in a romantic relationship. The star of HBO's Generation wrote via Instagram,

“You’ve been my rock and guiding light through all of this and I love you so much."

Nathan Lane

Speculation on Nathan's sexual orientation first began when he starred in the groundbreaking comedy The Birdcage opposite Robin Williams.

Nathan came out as gay 3 years later, in the wake of the brutal killing of Matthew Shepard.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is a proud and openly gay man — just like his Modern Family character Mitchell Pritchett.

He also has a rather embarrassing coming-out story. When he was 14-years-old, Jesse was caught stealing gay porn by his father.

Zachary Quinto

Zachary was inspired to come out as gay after the tragic suicide of bullied teen Jamey Rodemeyer.

The Star Trek star said that he felt compelled to publicly acknowledge his gay lifestyle as a way of honoring Jamey's memory.


Tinashe has publicly identified as bisexual for a little more than a decade.

In a since-deleted Tumblr post, the R&B singer wrote that she didn't like labels. "But I definitely know that I have an attraction to everyone and I love everybody."

Elliot Page

Elliot Page is an Academy Award-nominated actor and the star of Netflix's hit series The Umbrella Academy.

Elliot came out as transgender last year and has since begun the process of transitioning. "I feel overwhelming gratitude for the incredible people who have supported me along this journey," Elliot wrote via Instagram.

Sarah Paulson

In 2005, Sarah's then-girlfriend Cherry Jones won a Tony Award. Swept up in the emotion of the event, Sarah planted a big kiss on Cherry's mouth right in front of everyone.

Sarah has said that even though it wasn't intentional, she's glad it happened.

Neil Patrick Harris

Don't be fooled by the person of Barney Stinson. Underneath it all, Neil Patrick Harris is really just a big softy.

He and his husband David Burtka have been married since 2014 and share two children together.

Jim Parsons

As Jim explained to The Hollywood Reporter, he was afraid to come out at first.

He made it his mission not to discuss his sexuality for fear that it might cause trouble for him and his fellow castmates on The Big Bang Theory.

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus first told her mother that she was bi-sexual when she was 14-years-old.

"I'm just equal," Miley explained to Billboard. "I'm just even. It has nothing to do with any parts of me or how I dress or how I look. It's literally just how I feel."

Billie Joe Armstrong

Many Green Day fans will likely be surprised to learn that lead singer and frontman, Billie-Joe Armstrong, has been openly bisexual since the mid-90s.

Billie believes that all people are born bisexual; the song "Coming Clean" is about his budding sexuality.


Even though Fergie spent the better part of a decade married to Josh Duhamel, she still admits to being sexually attracted to women.

The former Black Eyed Peas singer says that she thinks women are beautiful and isn't ashamed to admit it.

Kristen Stewart

Kristen Stewart explained in an interview with Howard Stern that "it takes a few years to actually articulate who you are."

The former Twilight star expressed how fortunate she feels to be living in a time where she can be unapologetically herself.

Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon considers Ellen DeGeneres a trailblazer as well as her own personal hero.

The SNL mainstay says that without Ellen's bravery and personal sacrifice, she never would have thought that she herself could be gay on television.

Gillian Anderson

Gillian came out as bisexual back in 2012.

She told The Guardian that she believes many actors in Hollywood are living in the closet, due to the fear that being honest about their sexuality could potentially harm their careers.

Kristian Nairn

Kristian Nairn is a DJ and is best known for playing Hodor on the groundbreaking HBO series Game of Thrones.

During an interview with Rolling Stone, Kristian explained how important it was for him to stand up and make his voice heard.

Frank Ocean

After Frank Ocean released his decade-defining album, Channel Orange, many fans, and music journalists began to notice that the love object in Ocean's lyrics was a man.

The R&B/hip-hop icon then took to his website to publish two long paragraphs in regards to his bisexuality.

Victor Garber

Although many had their suspicions for years, Victor didn't publically announce that he was gay until 2013.

Victor has said that he doesn't like to make a point of discussing his sexuality, especially since everyone close to him already knows.

Bella Thorne

For years, Bella Thorne was operating under the assumption that she was bisexual. But in June of 2019, Bella began identifying as pansexual.

As she explains it, pansexuals are attracted to personality, rather than sex or gender.

Marlon Brando

That's right, The Godfather himself is said to have had several sexual relationships with men over the years, some of them were even with fellow actors.

According to the widow of the late great comedian Richard Pryor, Marlon and Richard had an affair.

Anna Paquin

Anna came out as bisexual just a few short months before she married her husband, Stephen Moyer.

She explained to Zooey magazine that “For a bisexual, it’s not about gender. That’s not the deciding factor for who they’re attracted to.”

Alia Shawkat

Alia is best known for playing Maeby Fünke in the cult classic sitcom Arrested Development.

She says that embracing her bisexuality and learning to balance both her masculine and feminine energy has helped her to become a better actor.


Halsey has always been upfront about her sexuality since she first broke into the scene back in 2015.

She says that she's done with trying to validate herself to friends and family and that she's finally at the point where she's ready to embrace who she really is.

Billy Eichner

Billy Eichner says that Hollywood is hypocritical when it comes to embraces members of the LGBTQ.

If gay people are so celebrated in Hollywood, where is the gay Tom Hanks, Will Smith, or Steve Carrell? Billy says this isn't a coincidence.

Ariana Grande

After the release of her single "Monopoly," many began to speculate on Ariana's sexual orientation.

She tweeted "I secretly and respectfully went through a difficult break up this summer but enough is enough. I also like girls. Thank U, Next. Bye ✌🏾"