Out and proud celebrities (58 images)

These famous folks have gone public with their sexual orientation, often saying they want to send a positive message young people who may be struggling with their own identity.
Updated: July 3, 2012 at 11:40 AM
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Jim Parsons holds his award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for ''The Big Bang Theory'' at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on September 18, 2011. UPI/Jayne Kamin Oncea
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