Michelle Hardwick

The Emmerdale star best know for playing Vanessa Woodfield, this summer spoke publicly for the first time to say that she is gay.

The 36-year-old actress said she is in a happy relationship with her girlfriend Rosie Nicholl, and said: “Life is good”. Lovely.

“I don’t want to hide anything. I’ve never actually been able to talk about ‘my girlfriend’ or ‘partner’ – this person that means everything to me, and it feels good to be able to finally do it.”

“I don’t want to hide anything. I’ve never actually been able to talk about ‘my girlfriend’ or ‘partner’ – this person that means everything to me, and it feels good to be able to finally do it.”

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Darren Young

This WWE wrestler came out in an interview at LAX airport, during which he was asked whether he thought an openly gay wrestler could be successful.

He said: ”Absolutely, absolutely! Look at me. I’m a WWE Superstar, and to be honest with you I’m gay. And I’m happy, very happy.”

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This brave teenager at his high school graduation ceremony

Jacob Rudolph took to the stage at his high school to accept a senior class award for being Class Actor, but went on to come out as an “LGBT teen” during his acceptance speech delivered to over three hundred classmates. His friends and fellow students applauded him for his bravery.

His dad recorded the video, and posted it online. In its introduction he wrote: “His acceptance speech took more guts to do than anything I’ve ever attempted in my life.”

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