Parent article: List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people ; Siblings:. This is a partial list of confirmed famous people who were or are gay , lesbian or bisexual. Famous people who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not listed. The historical concept and definition of sexual orientation varies and has changed greatly over time; for example the word "gay" wasn't used to describe sexual orientation until the mid 20th century. A number of different classification schemes have been used to describe sexual orientation since the midth century, and scholars have often defined the term "sexual orientation" in divergent ways.
If nudity and democracy don't seem like 2 things that go hand in hand -- welcome to , where celebs are seamlessly pairing booties and ballots. A bunch of A-listers stripped down to their birthday suits to warn voters this year about "naked" ballots -- that's when your voter card isn't properly filled out or placed in the right number of envelopes in certain states. Those don't get counted, and that's no bueno. To avoid that They might be naked, but that doesn't mean your absentee ballot has to follow birthday suit.
This is a referenced overview list of notable gay , lesbian or bisexual people, who have either been open about their sexuality or for which reliable sources exist. Famous persons who are only rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual are not included in this list. The definition of sexual orientation has changed greatly over time and the word "gay" was not used to describe sexual orientation until the mid 20th century. A number of different classification schemes have been used to describe sexual orientation since the midth century. Much of the research about sexual orientation has failed to define the term at all, making it difficult to reconcile the results of different studies.