The LGBTQ+ community has been an integral group to performing arts since the beginning of entertainment itself. Even if they sometimes refused to admit it. Over the years, there's been a steady increase in LGBTQ+ representation in movies, TV, and music. Actors, actresses, and musicians that bring entertainment to life are risking it all to be who they really are.
There's been a stigma around the LGBTQ+ community, especially on the silver screen and that's made it hard for celebrities who identify as LGBTQ+ to speak freely about themselves and their identities. While there has been progress in the entertainment industry, there's still a long way to go. We've found 30 celebrities who have come out as a part of the LGBTQ+ community. These celebrities are providing hope for their community. They're showing that members of the LGBTQ+ community truly are everywhere and that they can do anything.