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I’m not someone who endlessly talks about her personal life for no reason, but obviously, as someone who identifies as bisexual, those are issues I really care about — and frankly, I don’t see why everyone doesn’t care about them.
It wasn’t like it was a big secret. It was just a cause I cared about and privately supported, but not one that I had ever had an opportunity to speak out about in a way that would be useful. Obviously I know that one person’s voice doesn’t necessarily do that much, but I just wanted to do my bit.
As many of you know, I’ve been in London for the past week, and if things seem like they’ve been a bit slow around here, it’s because I’ve been very very busy seeing amazing people and having more fun than is probably legal.
But, this week should be back to more regular posts, and saying that, we’ve had some really fun stuff happen last week.
I started the week explaining that coming out is never boring, and therefore your story is definitely interesting. So, write your story and send it to me
We all sat around and remembered Neil Patrick Harris coming out. I called him Doogie, yes I did.
Then, all Hell broke loose when Ricky Martin — yes, that Ricky Martin — blogged his way out of the closet. It was a big deal. And yeah, I know Twitter was full of “water = wet” comments, but coming out is always a big deal, and in Latin America it still can be a bit of a scandal. So, well done, Ricky.
And then, a real little You Tube find, was Lt. Dan Choi’s personal coming out story. I just thought that was neat.
This was followed up by an original coming out story called “Moms Say the Darndest Things”, which was really popular, and well read. My favourite part of this blog is the original coming out stories. I’m going to do my best to increase the number of those that we publish.
Right, and after that, I wrote a completely outlandish April Fools’ Day post about the adorkable Rachel Maddow that made no sense whatsoever and a bunch of you believed it. Not only that but some people thought it was a bit too much, so it went in the bin, and I explained it all here.
I am theorising that all of you who believed it lost your ability to think critically when Dr. Maddow became the subject of discussion. Um, discuss.
And finally, Anna Paquin, who plays sweet but fierce Sookie Stackhouse in the TV vampire drama, True Blood, came out as bisexual and came out fighting for the rest of us. Need more reasons to love her? Really?
Looking forward to bringing some great stories to you next week, but we need stories too! I know loads of you out there have had fantastic journeys to get where you are right now, and all I ask is a snippet of that to share with the world.
Thank you all for hanging around in the Big Gay Closet, it’s been neat and fun (and stuff).
The True Blood star, Anna Paquin, has come out as bisexual for the purposes of a Public Servcie Announcement about hate crimes and equality produced by the True Colors Fund. The project website: wegiveadamn.org has been down since yesterday, but for now, you can check out their videos on YouTube.
Anna Paquin is currently engaged to her co-star from True Blood, her on- and off-screen lover, Stephen Moyer.