"Parents and kids, don't be afraid of saying that you're gay.I was afraid for over 60 years and those 60 years were wasted," said Chow, who explained she never came out because she didn't want to disappoint her mother, restaurateur and fellow politician Ruby Chow.Anne Burrell Apparently Food Network celebrity chef Anne Burrell is out and proud, but no one knew because, well, it just never came up. They have been together for a couple of years and spend a lot of time together. Sam Champion Long out and about in New York City's gay scene, ABC News meteorologist Sam Champion (right) officially came out in October by announcing he planned to marry partner Rubem Robierb.
If the file has been modified from its original state, some details may not fully reflect the modified file.He later won reelection as Sheriff of Pinal County. Matt Bomer If Paul Babeu's outing is one of the more malodorous, actor Matt Bomer's 2012 coming out tale is one of most ambrosial: the exceptionally handsome White Collar actor broke his glass closet during an acceptance speech, thanking his partner and children, "And I'd really especially like to thank my beautiful family: Simon, Kit, Walker, Henry.Thank you for teaching me what unconditional love is.Cheryl Chow Former Seattle councilwoman Cheryl Chow's coming out can only be described as heart-breaking.The 66-year old finally decided to say she's gay because she's dying of brain cancer and now regrets all those years in the closet.Our Word of the Year choice serves as a symbol of each year’s most meaningful events and lookup trends.