Originally Posted by kysirsoze
I think the spectacle is proof that it is a big deal. Yes, the last decade or so has seen a huge swell in support for LGBT issues, but I think a prominent celebrity publicly embracing their sexuality still makes a difference to a lot of people who know how difficult coming out can be.
I agree that it will be nice when it isn't news.
Agent: "Well, no one is calling. You have two choices, Hollywood Squares . . . or . . ."
Actor: "Set up the news conference. I am now gay."