Her name is Anna Paquin, she’s bisexual, and yes, she gives a damn.
In a new public service announcement to spread awareness for hate crimes, provided by the Cyndi Lauper-backed organization We Give a Damn, the “True Blood” actress revealed her sexuality along with a host of other celebrities, gay and straight.
Paquin, who is currently engaged to her “True Blood” co-star Stephen Moyer, joined Wanda Sykes, Elton John, and Whoopi Goldberg to encourage others to speak up on the need for equality.
And those are far from the only A-listers attached to the project.
In a separate PSA, featuring Jason Mraz, Kim Kardashian and Cynthia Nixon, Paquin says, “imagine going to work everyday and not being able to share your life with your co-workers out of fear of being let go.”
To learn more, visit wegiveadamn.org.
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Well, I'll be darned.....dip me in honey and throw me to the lesbians :)
damn her fiance is sooooo lucky!!!!! h gets to have her every night and then have one of her friends jump in the sack from time to time. nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
OMG is this NEWS??? I just read the WHOLE article, ALL the comments, AND I took the time to post....Seriously Who cares?? *Pauses* Heyyyyyyyyy wait a minute.........
I guess her fiance is willing to share.
someday (soon i hope) no one will think gender indicates your character.
No one cares, nor should they.
And, "JD" : FYI Being gay is NOT a choice, any more than being stupid, like you!
The biggest deviants don't come from Hollywood. The biggest deviants are priests who rape children. Happy Easter.
Hey, like can I star in Vicki, Christina, Barcelona Two?
To all those who posted they don't care about her coming out, why did you even read the article?
Jerry & George were GAY, not that's there anything wrong with that !
This is obviously a result of her permiscious vampire behavior
shamgar50 April 2nd, 2010 5:00 pm ET:
SEE! SEE! That's exactly what I'm talking about. So defensive!
Elton John is gay? NOOOOO!!! So that means that "Rocket Man" was a song about a hot dude in a spacesuit??.....sniff....sniff..
Anna, How does Gay Marriage threaten your morals? You are so full of BS!
some of the responses here are hilarious!
By the way God does not have an ego so he isn't going to send anyone to hell for making jokes.
"Also, when did Whoopi Goldberg become an A-lister?"
Oh, I don't know. Maybe when she became the 10th person ever to win an Oscar, Emmy, Tony, and Grammy award? Or maybe when she joined Mensa?
Or maybe it's the fact that she can do comedy and drama, and avoid being politically correct in her work.
Just a thought.
Someone must have flagged it because I was telling the truth (maybe) that being gay/bi is a subconcious choice. A choice that you're probably aren't aware of making.
Kinda like waking up. You subconciously choose to wake up at a certain time--major exception to outside influences like alarm clocks and such. (sorry I know that was a pathetic example)
Why is everyone so threatened by being gay (not that I like it myself)? They feel so threatened when we say "gays are bad" and get b1tchy about it yet they get b1tchy when we (non-gays) feel threatened by them. Like making gays legally married. I understand why they would want to, but when it threatens us (our morals), they get p1ssy and try to suppress us. Why? Because we did it to you? Two wrongs don't make a right. I'm just curious.
No man, woman, child, politician, or man of the cloth has a right to tell "you" who you can or can not love just because it may not be right for them personally. My God is my only judge. He is to whom I answer. None of your opinions matter. What ever repercussions I will have in the end are mine and mine alone to bear. I have yet to meet a person who has stopped being gay simply because someone told them it was wrong. Have you? The point of this article is that there is a group of straight and gay people who happen to be celebrities and have chosen to use their stardom to help get a fantastic message out there....STOP HATE CRIMES. Hate of any kind is wrong. Why would people standing up and stating so, be a bad thing? Let's focus on the message not the messangers.
Aww my comment was removed shortly after it was posted. Why? Was it too long? Or was it true?
I am sick of all these people. I don't want to know what you do in your bedroom or alley of the back seat of your car. Next up–legalize marriage to dead people for necropheliacs. Hey–maybe Rosie O'D could find someone else self-hating enough to marry her if that were legal!
Elton John is a gay...
Michael @753am...Excellent post! I was trying to think of the best way to say exactly what you said. Thank you for being the voice of reason.
C'mon everyone...stop with the hate and ignorance. It's getting old!
And WHY does she think anyone else wants or needs to know this??
" Who gives a flying turd", Carl says
SHE gives a damn? Who cares what she cares about. Why do celebrity's think they are spokespeople with any cred at all?
By the way, who is Anna Pacquin?
Hey Hollywood, do we really need to know all your personal business? That's why it's called a "personal life" Geez.
People, just because some of the celebrities mentioned particpate in this organization doesn't mean they are gay. Jesus, reading comprehension, anyone?
That girls is an idiot.
No one wants to know your business at work nor should you be telling them.
Great, finally an excuse for Wolverine and Storm to tag team her in the next X-Men.....
I'd love to "doink" her, while she chows down on the wife!
I just want to come out and let everyone know I am straight. And if they can't accept me for who I am, I am going on a talk show and let everyone know they have to listen to me because I was relevant 10 years ago and the only way people will like me is if they know I like women.
Funny to see all you clowns so jealous of something you can't understand (re: Anna AND Kymber). Your closed-mindedness is truly pathetic.
Yawn. Another lesbian, boring.
why do we care? Do you think you are unique or groundbreaking..i think not...Its disgusting confused behavior..why would admit to it..You need psychological help..if you are this confuse
yeahhh.....keep thinking that. You are not the apple of his eye if he doesn't mind you being with another person the same way you are with him. Don't keep fooling yourself. Your relationship is over.
WOW! The ignorance in these responses is AMAZING!
First off, this choice vs. not choice debate...well, if it is a choice, why don't we all choose to be attracted to the same women? I love brunettes. My brother loves blondes. I love women with athletic bodies and curves, not stick figure women, not BIG women. Did I consciously decide that those women look better to me than all the other women out there? Not at all...it is just something that is in my wiring. Do all guys like women with big breasts? Nope...I know this because I'm not one who is enthralled with large ones. Another example of how everyone's wiring is different.
Why is it an issue? Politics has made it an issue. Religion has made it an issue. Therefore it is newsworthy. Those who are gay are still in the minority in this country. They get bullied every day, and are not allowed to be who they are. To the people who say they don't share their lives with the people they work with...do you use the name of your spouse to anyone you work with? Have you ever said "Jenny and I are going on vacation" or "I'm taking my wife to a great restaurant this weekend"? Imagine that you are AFRAID to even say that. That you have to pretend to be someone you're not while you're at work, or you have to hide who you really are. I don't believe in hiding myself. My friends and co-workers know who I am and what I stand for. By knowing who I am, they can trust me, and know that I am honest and straightforward and that I will stand up for them when they need me to. It's awfully hard to trust someone you have to deal with daily if they don't let you know who they are, IMO.
This is like coming to terms with your Agnosticism.
Who cares who's sleepin with who. Yall get a life and mind all's own affairs.
@Tom13 Hey, guess what: just like straight people "most lesbians" look a whole bunch of different ways. And just because you value one particular look doesn't mean that everyone inside or outside a given community holds the same values.
@JD Really? Being gay is a choice? At what age did you consciously choose to be straight?
Why must we waste time with who's gay in Hollywood. Isn't there more important issues happening. In our country that we need. To take care of.
Wayne Messer, hey, most lesbians do look like her or better. It was messed up by the whole American made Butch look girl thing. I have been over in Europe for a while now and have seen women that make Angelina Jolie in her prime look like the girl next door and they are lesbian. So like i said before, the Butch look is a home grown American thing.
Well now days most women are Bi, and the ones who aren't well, thats their business. But i can guarantee that most of their friends are, but just would never let them know because of their conservative views. Most likely they have broached the subject to see the reaction and based on that decided that this person should be left in the dark. Its like couples dating other couples, its done all the time, but only as long as the Conservative friends are kept out of the loop.
Good on you Anna for speaking out and raising awareness about hate crimes!
How irresponsible for your program to spin the news calling Ana Paquin's "outing" Shocking. As a media you hava a responsibility with the audience, and if you noticed it, Paquin is contributing to a campaign aimed at ending discrimination.
@Kymber: I liked to way you tried to spin how selfish you are, but congrats anyway. @Kymber's bf: Grow some balls.
Anna, no one needs to know your personal business..... damn.....
Tastes like chicken.
she needs to come out with that donkey she used to have! the best part of xmen was at the start of rogue's story when she is kneeling at the map and starts feeling good so she shakes it a little for her soon to be half dead boyfriend. eat somethin' girl!
I would never to choose to endure hate and ridicule...so why would I choose to be gay. You don't have clue people! And to the moron who said God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah because of these types of actions...if you would actually study instead of listen to uneducated preachers you would find the truth!
It's a bandwagon. It's a choice. It's for attention. nuff said.
Yea, this is big news alright! Right up there with Sandra and Tiger. Soon The Kardashians will be front page news for walking, or breathing, or other important things like that.
You won't find a gay gene just like you won't find a straight gene.
Who knows why some folks are gay? Who cares WHY? It is what it is.
The only choice is choosing to be true to yourself or not.
There must also be a "gene" that makes me prefer broccoli over brussel sprouts. Oh wait, maybe it was just that bad experience with brussel sprouts that I had in college.
Thank you for speaking out Ms. Paquin, and thank you for your support.
Now everyone from my era, even cell biologists, know there are gay genes and they are called Sergio Valente and Jordache.....
Straight children of abuse cannot be prone to being gay. That's a fact. No choice there.
Fred April 1st, 2010 7:04 pm ET
Being a sodomite is a choice.
So what do you suggest the church do with all the sodomites who have raped children? Care to discuss that? Come on, grow a pair, defend the church! Show us the one true hypocrisy! Sodomy is only acceptable when performed by a catholic priest on a young child!!!!
Probably a publicity stunt. Actors need constant attention or they feel ignored. By saying she goes both ways is just an attempt to appease both sides of the Hollywood lunatics. Perhaps there's a role coming up she really wants and her agent told her she needs to be in the news.
Ryan April 1st, 2010 5:42 pm ET
@Jackson, It pretty much is a choice. Everything you do is a choice. Don't need a study to tell you that. The whole point of life is to reproduce. Kind of like slapping nature in the face by choosing to be gay.
If the whole point of life is to reproduce, how come some women are barren, and can never reproduce. Is nature then slapping THEM in the face? How do you reconcile that nature produces some people who cannot follow nature's laws? Hmmm? Is nature that counterproductive to itself? Seems to me if everyone was meant to, everyone would be ABLE to. Sorry, nice try. Your ignorance is showing big time.
@Fred: so is being a d-bag.
Of what evidence are you speaking? Cough it up.
If being gay is a choice when did the rest of you "choose" to be straight? Yea....thought so!
Steven Moyer should walk, no run as fast as he can. He would have to be nuts to marry her.
now that's a story I can sink my teeth into!
Men needs X and Y chromosome to be a male, so theoretically, in every man there’s a woman, so it’s possible to have the female chromosomes dominate the male and have someone “born” gay. Women don’t have both, so the women with male in them are engaged in intercourse. To each your own, no qualms about that, however, leave your toys in YOUR yard. I don’ think anyone HAS to accept it, like no one has to accept Anti Semitic or the KKK and even though society defines them as society’s illness and unacceptable, they are not wrong for believing because it’s their right. And PSA’s for the contrary aren’t aired, and neither should ads for alternatives lifestyles. Just one Black Man in America’s opinion
This is the lamest piece of news I've read. Who really cares? Gee, I'd announce I was bi too if it get me press and attention. All gays want to claim their lifestyle is something they're born with and not one they choose, but there sure seems to be a lot of evidence to the contrary. Way to jump on the bandwagon.
can anyone say... "sandwich"?
@cam– Elton John and Liberace....gay???? Next thing you know it, Ricky Martin will come out of the closet.
the news about Ricky Martin being gay has been out earlier this week...
see this link: http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20355546,00.html
This woman's personal life is WORLD NEWS??? Who gives a DAMN what this woman prefers in her PERSONAL life... These celebrities pillage the earth trying to get attention, then when they get it they want to punch out or drive over camera people and the fans they created.
This is a surprise? We had this one pegged years ago...we're both bi, and think it's great that more celebrities are coming out of their assorted closets. Way to go, Anna!
She is what wet dreams are made of.
Capexcitement, what about David Keith...and Keith David?
Some of the comments here are hilarious. I thought being bi or gay was a given in Hollywood so I seriously doubt they would have job problems.
Rogue is bi? Cool.
When is Wolverine going to step out of that celluloid closet?
oh ya , and toby keith
being gay is not a choice. elton john,barney frank,larry craig, george michael....anybody see the pattern here? obviously anyone with two first names is gay.
Well, since everyone is coming out I guess I should come out too. I just want my family, friends and those of you who would listen to know that I am a STRAIGHT FEMALE, I love men and will NEVER give up what they have in order to "bump the kitty" NO THANK YOU!! There I got that off of my shelf, I mean chest. Oh, By-The-Way, those who come out I the closet I firmly believe they should go under the bed.
....for those of you who are looking for NEWSWORTHY go to the NEWS section, not the ENTERTAINMENT section. Just a thought, juuuuuust a thought.
I literally shrugged when I read this headline.
"Wait until it's your son/daughter/niece/nephew dying of AIDs or some other STD.
Having said that, we're all children of God, worthy of love. I'm just tired of seeing foolish people suffer from their own very bad decisions."
sorry but people like you makes baby Jesus cry. People like you give religion a bad name. People like you is what is wrong with the world.
Being religious is fine, being ignorant and then posting your flawed opinion is not.
First of all, AIDS and STD happens to straight people too. You don't have to be gay to catch STD, all you have to do is live in Africa.
In fact, while you are talking about STDs, why don't we ask your precious pope what he thinks about condoms. Oh yeah that's right, he hates them.
So go ahead and thank your pope when your daughter/son/ whatever is dying of AIDs because he was the one who thinks condoms are bad.
get your facts straight. Straight people get AIDS too.
Lucky is an understatement ;)
Who cares? Why should it matter? Just because a "star" reveals something that many many other people reveal in their own normal, quiet lives...why is this news?
so you like the pole and the rug, how can you not be able to share that with your co-workers....???
Straight men have poor hygiene. Icky
kim kardashian is an A-lister? hahahahaha the joke of the day!
Haha, Happy April Fool's Anna!
Maybe next year you can be something else again! Good going!
..................How come must there always be an interest in something so menial if someone is gay or straight. There are more important issues that need to be addressed. If we would spend some time in finding solutions to many of life's current issues we will improve our way of living. So we should spend it on more significant agendas. Each to their own.
Oh...and who the hell is Anna Paquin?
Wow,,,,add me to the list of people who "don't give a damn"!!!
Nothing like a polarizing topic to fuel the hatred among Americans. Now all we need is Ted Nugent and Tim Robbins to chime in, because remember, celebrities are the ones to listen to.
Honestly, great for her, it's riveting. But who gives a sh–?
You want to talk about lack of equality, how about Americans who were adopted at birth, and as adults are legally prohibited from seeing their own original birth certificates? Now THAT is discrimination!
Love it when people come out and admit their sin. Not that they have admitted it they should repent and sin no more.
This is too good to be real. APRIL FOOLS.
Peggy April 1st, 2010 6:27 pm ET
I love the people, but their actions are an abomination.
Then you hate the people, because you hate the manner by which they actualize themselves. Sorry, you're still a bigot, but thanks so much for playing.
Gee...I feel so left out...I just like GUYS! ;)
Same old worn out excuse's and arguments..
It seems many people are missing the important point of the article which tells us that people are creating a series of PSA to bring awareness to hate crimes which may help prevent them.
I really don't care who you approve of or don't approve of, but could you at least learn to spell before you post comments, please? Thank you!
This story would have been better if Anna Paquin would have announced it when she got her Oscar, rather than just stand there on stage with that silly "omigosh" look on her face.
And yeah, she won an Oscar.
Shann – if more straight people than gay people are infected with HIV - then that means that gay people are f****ing liars too!!
jaja first ricky martin now this! soon the wolrd is going to go gay then we will have to search in the moon for strait poeple! jejej face it the world is comming to an end!
To Vin Veritas at 5:36
Seems thou doth protest too much. This topic too close to home for you????
I love this. America was founded on the opinion of its people.
With that being said, I have the "cheater gene" (just like tiger) but am currently on that medication, my mother has the "gay gene" (that kicked in well after myself and i love her dearly), my african american friend has the "poor gene" (or so he thinks) and i once had a nice pair of blue jeans.
I don't hate. I don't force my opinions. I express and let live. People make choices, I believe, and people reap the benefits or pay the consequences associated.
Responsibility is something we all shy away from, including myself. It is my opinion that we all need to "own up" to our decisions.
I appreciate all opinions (against or for my own) and acknowledge that this actress has voiced something she has obviously kept inside for a long time.
.....or it's a publicity hoax. Either way, we can all agree that this is one of the most opinionative (AMERICAN) wall post forum that we have all been a part of. GOD BLESS AMERICA AND EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!
LOVE, the greatest of these
Hey Ryan at 5:42.
Please choose NOT to reproduce.
Lol, April fools.
IF there is a gay gene, and I've not seen research that proves there is, that doesn't mean squat. I HAVE seen research on the gene that gives a person the inclination to be an alcoholic. Yet nobody is suggesting that we close down AA, et al. Either you're a hypocrite, or your socio-political biases are showing.
Actually I'm shocked.
I always thought she was completely gay.
To think, all this time she actually liked GUYS!
Gays who get married are often hiding, forcing themselves to live the life 'society' makes them feel they have to live if they want to be part of it, if they want to keep working, if they don't want to be demonized or vilified. That is why they choose to marry, there is difference between choosing to be in a relationship and your feelings. We see it all the time with abusers and victims who stay in those relationships. We make choices in life yes but you don't choose what physically attracts you...none of us do.
Anna, I could have gone my whole life without knowing this......what is it with these Hollywood types, they think everyone cares?
LIVING gay is a choice. BEING gay is not.
April 1st, 2010 5:28 pm ET
What's really funny about Anna Paquin is she speaks with a British accent and she's American!
Actually, she's a Kiwi; she has a New Zealand accent (not British) b/c that's where she's from.
One more nut in the fruitcake.
Wow– I wish males coming out as gay or bi would be received with as much jubilant fanfare as when females do so. It seems men always get "God hates you" and women always get "WOOO HOT FAP FAP FAP"
Still a choice to act on that feeling, so I'd say we all make choices to be in relationships. What about Cynthia Nixon and other celebs that have children or get married and come out of the closet later on in life.
It's all about the choices we make.
Why does this make the news? Shouldn't matter if someone is straight, gay or a little in between. I'm a straight woman, but have no issue with anyone who is not straight..just this whole american paranoia and prejudice about differences is revolting.
I'm sure CNN is proud that these forums are little more than havens for flame wars.
Why is it that some people think they can have it both ways?
That's right Mary pedophiles don't choose, that's why you can't 'cure' them. However if you are trying to equate being gay with being a pedophile you are just wrong. There is no 'right' to rape, two consenting adults of any gender is not rape. This argument is so flawed, stop grasping at straws.
JUST BECAUSE THEY COME OUT OF THE WOOD WORK DOESN,T MEAN I HAVE TO LIKE IT I,M NOBODY TO BE JUDGING ANYBODY BEING A RECOVERING DRUG ADDICTT MYSELF AND EVERYBODY HAS THERE RIGHT TO THERE OWN OPINION THIS IS AMERICA
Aren't their bigger things to worry about than straight, gay, bi....Live and let live and move on
SO – This might seem more serious if it was released on any other day of the year...
No, masturbation is a choice, rape is a choice... who give you a hard on is something nature and God gave you... not a choice.
Priest can make the same argument that gay's do.. It is how they "feel inside" They were "born that way".....
Watch what you use for your own justification because there is a long list of people with behaviors that even you find wrong, that will fight for the same rights, with the same reasons..
not only that but she can blow smoke rings out of the gap between her two front teeth.
hmmm...she's a better actress than I thought. but then she'd have to be
I never heard of her until now...
She'll join all those other famous gay celebrities who are famous for being gay...
Hey, good career move.
(correction) If being gay is a choice, then being straight must also be choice.
What differentiates humans from animals?
Used to be because we 'think' and do 'not' react on our carnal instincts alone. We have rules.
If we want to go the "we are all free to do as we please" then why do we find the un-pleasurable animal behaviors repulsive and refuse to do those things?
There has to be a line..Too bad so many are crossing it and finding it acceptable.
@mike 5:49 pm
Nail on the head.
Who do these people think they are?
if being gay is a choice,then not being straight must also be a choice
You go Anna!!!!! Being gay is no more a choice than being straight. I also have a quick question for the judgemental Christians commenting with their hate.
How is Easter associated with buying your kids gifts just like Christmas? Where in the Bible does it say to spoil your kids in the Spring with candy, gifts, etc? Christians are trash.
So Ryan, when do you choose to be straight?
Humans do not make a choice to be gay.
Priests DO make a choice to molest children.
Any moral high grounders here want to discuss THAT?
I am taking bets that either she doesn't marry her co-star or they marry and divorce within a year.
To BendOregon: Anna was actually born in Canada, but she was raised in New Zealand so that should explain her accent. But in my opinion...to each his own.
No one cares if you are bi, gay or straight.
These people's overwhelming sense of self-importance is what should be in the news,...It's an epidemic.
LOVE Elton John and "True Blood" btw! :)
Sounds just like being a conservative in Hollywood – afraid to voice one's true opinions "for fear of being let go."
Vin Veritas – more straight people are infected with HIV than gay people
If you formulate your decisions on tolerance/intolerance based on what some "hot" actor or singer has to say, then are you really making up your own mind? Remember, these people don't live in the real world, they're filthy-rich celebrities and rarely acceptable role models. I'm all for tolerance, but I came to that decision on my own, thanks much.
@Jackson, It pretty much is a choice. Everything you do is a choice. Don't need a study to tell you that. The whole point of life is to reproduce. Kind of like slapping nature in the face by choosing to be gay.
personally, I believe that people should treat each other with respect and dignity, and that the over-the-top attacks are immature ways of dealing with threatening ideas
Sorry, I guess I don't even know who she is so I don't care much about her preferences.
Well my comment didn't make it through..So you can guess what I said~!
Just to repeat.
In case your young and just getting started in life..The world is going to h.. in hand basket.. Morals , decency, kindness and all the other "old fashioned" things really make for a less repulsive world..
But I think the slope is too slippery and we won't stop until we hit rock bottom and the only way to go is back up..
The things even you find repulsive will be challenged..Because trust me, if you can think of it..Some one out there likes it and wants nothing more than for it to be 'OK' to do..
“imagine going to work everyday and not being able to share your life with your co-workers out of fear of being let go.”
I don't know about you, but I could careless about any of my coworker's personal lives and who they sleep with. I just as soon not hear about who anyone's sleeping with.
Isn't work supposed to be a place where you perform activity for which you get paid? Why does anyone have to share their personal lives at work. Unless that'sthe activity someone is paying you for. Befriend a fellow employee, go out for beers or martinis or whatever and share your personal life all you want. Our priorities are continuing to evolve in an ego-centric/childish way.
Aha! Thanks Kerri! She had me confused when she was on the Graham Norton show!
When things go sideways with all these adulterous/gay relationships (Gay or Striaght) are they going to come whining for free medical care and prescriptions to try to forestall the creeping death that comes with AIDS, Syphyllus, etc?
It's no one's business but theirs. Until they start begging for help. Then it's our problem all of a sudden. And we get to pay for it. While they hit on our kids.
Natural huh? Then why can't the partners reproduce like every other species on the planet?
What's next? Legitimizing canabalism? Legalizing child molestation? Sound crazy? Allowing immorality is a slippery slope.
Wait until it's your son/daughter/niece/nephew dying of AIDs or some other STD.
Having said that, we're all children of God, worthy of love. I'm just tired of seeing foolish people suffer from their own very bad decisions.
Peace. Be safe.
I went throught the same thing you did...I have sympathy....empathy.
All I would say to you is tonight when you are alone...ask Him to show himself to you and tell you if He is real...you have nothing to lose. That is what I did..so now I am not open anymore and it no longer is just some old book like I thought it was.
I would also add that being gay, being a liar, being an adulterer..it was all separated by mere commas and therefore all equal in His eyes. I am certain that those who are judging her today have committed some sin enclosed within those commas and therefore are frankly no different in His eyes.
Meh. Ok, good for her, I guess. I honestly could care less either way. Gay, bi, or straight, so long as you're happy and not just taking advantage of other people, it doesn't matter.
Anna Paquin is a Canadian who grew up in New Zealand. Her accent is actually New Zealand accent.
malsings07: It absolutely is fun and exciting for a man to be with 2 women at once. Incredible is really the adjective I prefer to use. Strenuous would be another.
THE BIGOTED MAJORITY....When you were going through puperty are you telling me that you sat down one day confused and asked yourself..."Am I going to like girls or am I going to like boys when I grow up"?
Don't kid yourself – Gay or straight, you like who you like because of attraction not choice...If it were a choice I would be in bed with a supermodel!
Charles W. April 1st, 2010 2:30 pm ET
another deviant from Hollywood....go figure. Jeez
Yeah, better we should follow that high moral example led by such conservative standard bearers as Mark Sanford, right?????
JD April 1st, 2010 2:21 pm ET
Yes being gay is a choice.
JD, care to cite ***any*** non-church funded studies to back that up?
(didn't think so)
What's really funny about Anna Paquin is she speaks with a British accent and she's American! Her man is a Brit though, so she obviously picks up accents quickly! Cute.
Cool. Can't wait to see if Sookies gets down with the Queen now.
Is it really that fun and exciting for men with 2 women like they say?
I bet Stephen is checking out all her gal pals right now thinking "Hmmm! Invite her over honey!"
Woopi G'Berg aint no A-list nothin. Same as Wanda Sykes. And this chick here, I aint never even heard a her. She's right sweet lookin though. Sweet thing. Just the thought a her with another woman makes me feel all special inside.
and this is news, why? she's really ugly, and i really don't care about her personal life. if i wanted to know i would go see perez and tmz, thank you.
Yeah Bigoted Majority – you sat down one day and decided to make the choice to be straight! YEAHHHHH RIGGGHHHHTTT. It didn't come naturally to you to desire women? Maybe you're actually gay and won't admit it?
TWR2422 says: "For those of you that think gay is a CHOICE, you are insane! Did you choose to be STRAIGHT ??????"
ahhh...actually yes I did. I made the decision a long time ago that I wanted to share my body parts with a female instead of another male.
Call me crazy, but that kinda sounds like a choice was made if you ask me???
Maybe you are the idiot???
@Seriously 5:17pm – I'm open to evidence that I'm wrong... are you?
Today is April Fool's Day too...I'll believe it when I see it in person. Until then I don't believe a thing from any star's media machine.
I am in favor of reducing the obstacles to openness myself.
But they don't get a lot of sympathy with the phrase "Imagine going to work everyday and not being able to share your life with your coworkers for fear of being let go?". Are they so naive that they don't realize that most people have a time in their lives when that is true?
Millions have that experience. People who are engaged or who let someone move in and fear the changes in their benefits. People whose kids get better scholarships than the bosses kids. People who have unsuitable friends that would cause questions in the work place. In the 1960's/70's women with kids working in offices where the bosses thought that women should be at home. People who are Christians in most workplaces, where simply stating that fact will get you labeled as unsuitably pushy. People whose close relatives are in jail or known criminals. People who are struggling with mental illness. People who are facing financial hard times and work in banks or counseling industries. There's no end to this.
Many people agree with the position that the article mentions already. Trying that hard to get sympathy is just not a plus to their argument, so why do it?
Keep telling yourself that shann....
Nice try Anna, but NOBODY cares these days. Your still on the downslope of a fading career.
Great – lets inforse the HOLYWOOD choice on everyone – !!! IMMORAL !!! POISON !!!
For those of you that think gay is a CHOICE, you are insane! Did you choose to be STRAIGHT ??????
just because it written down in an old book doesn't make it real -
piper, put yourself in a gay guy's place for a second. Open wide! Eww, right? Either it repels you or attracts you. Maybe you find it strangely attractive and assume it's that way for the rest of us? Nope, most of us aren't even tempted. Do you like gladiator movies?
@ those against gay people... the reality is, anyone who would sit on a blog and spread hate against anyone is just totally spiteful and to say the least BORED... get a life... you're pathetic !
No wonder the guy got engaged to her. She will bring another women into the mix.
many gay and bi people only want the same opportunities to express themselves that straight people do
@ Lisa at 4:54 "Be very careful America! God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for the very same thing!!!"
I think you need to READ that again instead of believing what you HEAR others say. God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for idol worship.
I am so scared, the world is clearly going to end because some one came of the closet. I wish I had a bomb shelter! I cant belive two grown adults can do what they want when they aren't hurting anyone. What is the world coming to! I have so many nasty comments to say about it, but yet it suprises me that it keeps getting published!
I just want to let all the bi's and gays know- you probably don't care if us strait people are strait, well guess what? We don't care what your orientation is, either! So keep it to yourselves. You are only forcing us to PRETEND it is OK, when we all know it isn't, but we get labeled "intolerant" just because we don't agree with your so-called "lifestyle".
Lipstick lesbians weren't born that way, they were mistreated by men and turned to women. Now, the facial hair no-hips bulls, THEY were born that way !
She also sleeps with vampires!
all you have to do is look at all the hateful comments on here to see how bad discrimination is against gays. The proof is right here for all to see. very sad there isnt more love in the world.
Oh, how the mind can wander to wonderous places.... ;)
So what she is saying is that sometimes she feels like a nut, and sometimes she dont. HA HA HA!!!!
Paquin says, “imagine going to work everyday and not being able to share your life with your co-workers out of fear of being let go.”
Really? Seriously? What world do you live in? Oh, yeah, Hollywood, where you don't getthe job if you're NOT gay.
Yes who cares a bigger story would be Slim Shady talking bad about Elton John personal preferences, oh wait he did and they made him apologize even made him sing with him at the awards. How many choirs are gonna sing with Elton John after he says " Jesus was Gay" Can we boycott him or can we not boycot his lifestyle and his freedom of speech because of the sensitivity of the scenario? Its very disrespectful to me personally that. Elton John can say what ever they damn well please, but when someone says something about him or his boyfriend tears start rolling. Like how could we, How many tears did Jesus Cry before he was crucified and died for our sins , these are the tears of sacrifice not the tears of a crocodile. good luck Elton and company all the great humanitarian work you have done is for nothing you will never cross the gates of Heaven and truely be at peace. Ryan White princess Diana Will be waiting for ever for you You Loser. Slim Shady has a better chance than you.
Piper, I love you, too.
Some people feel comforted by turning over decision making to a set of rules that they believe come from a supreme and unquestionable being which they call God.
Some believe that these rules are absolute.
I used to be one of them.
I used to feel that I was in touch with a being I called Heavenly Father, and that if I followed his rules and believed in Jesus, that I would be allowed to have this awesome life after death called Eternal Life, and that I all the bad things that happened to me in this life would be made up for.
I used to believe that these rules were made by him as a guide to a perfect life.
I used to believe that even if some of these rules seemed too hard or too harsh, that he wouldn't challenge me above my ability to achieve them.
I used to believe that people who didn't believe in Jesus were misguided, and that it was my duty to let them know what God really wanted.
I even spent over a year of my life out proselytizing full time as an ordained minister for the religion I belonged to.
When I was in college and started taking classes in comparative religion, when I really started study the historic perspectives of religion, when I started thinking critically – I got very anxious.
What I was learning contradicted my beliefs about God, and basically about how I thought the world was.
I was also bothered when I discovered that other people were just as certain as I in their own beliefs, but that their beliefs were vastly different.
We couldn't ALL be RIGHT – not if we believed in different things
I wanted to know what was right, and what wasn't. I wanted to know what was real and what wasn't – but I felt threatened by these new ideas that contradicted the safe world I grew up in – that world where I was doing what was "RIGHT" and that God was with me.
What I believed didn't come from me – it was handed down through generations of tradition and was ingrained in the very culture and community I grew up in.
But that didn't make it, or me "RIGHT".
I started thinking for myself and realized that just because we're raised to believe something, or because it would be scary if our beliefs weren't true – that doesn't make them correct.
Long story short(er), I realized that my belief in God was a security blanket, kinda like the one I had when I was a baby.
Now, I don't believe in God, or a soul, or life after death.
I think it would be cool if these were true, (because stopping existing when I die seems scary) – but just because I want something to be true, doesn't make it so.
Jose April 1st, 2010 2:16 pm ET
@joe 1:53 ... the way you said that, it makes it sound like you think being gay is a choice! LOL
how about you jump on the 2010 bandwagon?
Sincerely, Anne Heche
Kymber...wow your man really LOVES YOU!! He loves to watch you cheat.... Seriously?? Kind of like these other randoms who have asked to be your BF. Well, I guess some of us don't require that...
Be very careful America! God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah for the very same thing!!!
@Kimber 2:18pm – keep dreaming, he can't wait to get inside them as soon as you leave
Not true. I was born a bigoted hypocrite.
i likkkeeeee ;)
As long as the three Jessica's – Biel, Alba, and Simpson – don't come out, everything will be ok. Regarding this dy ke, they can have her
Well, I am coming out of the closet too... I have to say that, I am not size 12,,,,,, I am size14. Pleaseeeeeee! CRZY.
Good spelling smoov
Saddam & Gamrra......all over again
One comedian stated that hollywood 'is like a bowl of granola.....whatever isn't nuts or flakes are fruits'
Isn't it amazing how much total ignorance, hate and smarminess this topic brings out in people?
Hey all you "Good" Christian people!
If you believe in the bible, as you certainly must, then you must accept the fact that the whole human race exists thanks to incest!!!!!
Hetero couples?!!! What's next? Goats?!!
(see how stupid that sounds?)
Being gay is not a choice. Being a bigoted hypocrite is!
The article is about the HATE CRIMES against gay/lesbians people. By reading most of the comments I think WE all need to support that issue because the hate is deafening. We should ALL have the same rights and liberties. GOD BLESS AMERICA. ABUSE IS NOT THE ANSWER.
Fangbanger...what next? Kim whats her face is an A lister. Her name is with Sir Elton John to has raised Millions for Aids...honestly give me a break.
Who the hell cares !!!!!!
Piper – now that is hilarious! Love it!
For 50 years as a trialawyer, I have worked with many doctors, including msny psychaitrists. Everyone bar non states without equivacation that it is nature not nurture, You are either born that way and never do you change. Many people believe otherwise but I prefer a professional opinion and science. Judge Stewart
Who the hell is Anna Paquin?
Whoopi Goldberg ? God in Heaven !!!
Uh, who is she?
I have a dear friend in Helena Montana who is gay, but he claims it started because of the cold weather and ice fishing with the guys.
If Wanda Sykes is on the A list I really want to see the D list
Who cares? Just tell me when True Blood is coming back on....
Seriously, why is this even a big deal. Media in other countries seldom announce that someone is gay because they simply consider a person – imagine this – a person! Why should coming out be such huge news. I'm glad celebrities are being honest (Ricky, Anna), but c'mon America, get over it already. Mind your own beezwax.
Piper, I love you.
Everyone who said "who cares" and "This is news?" your the one who clicked the link in the Entertainment News sectiong. so YES IT IS NEWS... enttertainment news but news none the less
everyone listed was openly gay, or at least "gaydar" went off when you mentioned them,,,except kim kardasian...what gives? is that why she and reggie are taking a break?
I think its great that she has opened up. Do wonder of the 'That's Hot' comments are you as supportive to Bi-Guys???
Well, I was born a Mac user, who on earth would choose to take the ridicule that comes with using Apple products? When everyone around you is using a PC and you dare to be different you become like a turd in a punch bowl! Why heck, let's just say that every choice we make is hard wired into our being, then nobody has be be accountable for anything. What a lovely idea.
Be what you want - but don't push it on everyone. I am tired of all the celebraties trying to have traditional marraiges when their relationship
is not traditional. That's "why" people get down on those type relationships. Just be happy that you are accepted as a person and quit trying to gain more. There was a time when you would not get work by admitting you were gay or lesbian – people aren't ready to except all this marraige stuff and the benefits you want.
Viva las LESBIANS!
Yes, don't be fooled. It is a choice. Those that are "proud" to profess it still hide behind the claim "I was born this way". Not a very proud way to profess anything if you ask me. If you want to show pride, don't pretend it's something you can't control. Be proud. Admit you chose it.
What a talent! What a babe! Can't wait for the new season of Trueblood!
by gay, do you mean happy
You have to love lipstick lesbians.
This is news? Who gives a crap?
Quick, I need to get her on my show! Gary, Baba-boey, you retard, where are you?
Another one going straight to hell in a handbasket, like the rest of the country. When will people quit mocking God Almighty?
Everyone in Hollywood is gay, you got to suck your way to the top. Who cares!
Good for her.
what makes her special enough to care about
Right you are, John. Much better to have our moral standards set by our religious leaders, eh? Oh, wait....
tell me something i didnt know...
can my pet monkey bobo join??
Do you have a sister?
Hey Lance! I have a similar story!
Except mine took place when I was in Kindergarten. 5 years old.
Los Angeles. Vine St Elementary.
His name was Victor. Gave him a peck on the cheek while playing hide and seek. He smiled. It was then that I understood I was different.
So here I am. Despising people like you who thrive on hate with so much machismo that you're afraid to think outside the box cause of the fear of anyone outside your "social network" finding out you might have a sliver of understanding for your fellow men
I have a "friend" who would love to join!
Dee: Who said it's normal? Do we all have to do what's "normal"? If that were the case, we would be bored with everyone! "Society" doesn't need to think anything is okay. "Society" just needs to stop worrying so much about things that don't even affect them.
I have big,,,,hair. =(
That nonsense about being born gay because nobody would choose a lifestyle like that doesn't stand up to the facts. Take a look at crack heads and tweakers, they certainly take a lot of abuse and there is nothing easy about their lifestyle, but not all of them are born with fetal drug syndrome. The simple fact is they choose that lifestyle, the same way gays and lesbians choose theirs. Everyone is born straight, but some choose otherwise. The only way gays can reproduce is by evangelism, by others seeing the way they live and choosing that for themselves.
Choice or genetics is nothing more than a strawman argument, the issue is equal rights. Everyone should have equal rights, regardless.
Bravo to her!...
bossman is exactly right, except the part about "life without consequences". In due time.
Lets go ahead and assume that people are born gay. Does that then make it normal? People are born with alot of things.
Next she will want to marry a man AND a women! And that will have to be ok with society too.
I have a big weenie
Of course – and bestiality is wonderful and so is pedophaelia. Good work everybody!!!!! Let's make sure we teach it quick to our pre-schoolers.
Mike, you are abolsutely wrong about hate crimes, and prosecuting someone for what they do and not what they are thinking.
A defendant's state of mind is always central to the crime. It is the basis for the affirmative defense of self-defense (in other words, you don't actually have to be in mortal danger, you only have to BELIEVE you are in mortal danger). Defendeant's state of mind is always relevent and always an element of the crime.
Another example is the degrees of murder, for 1st degree murder, intent has to be established. Intent is a state of mind.
Please don't spout of about the law if you don't understand it.
Anna Paquin has been my FAVORITE celebrity long before True Blood and X-Men! I'm proud inner strength and role model status. Her success and political activism unfortunately often go unrecognized. I wish her and Stephen the best in their marriage and fascinating series.
Watch the movie Philadelphia.
I'm completely ashamed at how many of my fellow Americans are so hateful, ignorant, and downright cruel towards people who are not like them. I agree that this isn't newsworthy, but don't ask me to agree that we have the right to criticize, judge, and even hate people who are not the same as us. Who you love is who you love. Who you are attracted to is who you are attracted to. If your hair is brown, don't prance around like some fool pointing your finger at people with blond hair calling them out on what your ignorant brain considers "wrong." We are so doomed if these buffoons don't get an education.
How did Laura Bush killibg a guy with her car get into this? Eh, she did run a stop sign to kill an ex-BF but what's that got to do with this?
So the hottie likes to get lucky all the time, so what...?
Ralph, you are a baa'd boy. I know, that was a sheep shot. Keep your Woolite handy.
I had a gay cousin that died of AIDS.
Right on, Dave.
@Kimber- You're a selfish idiot. I'm sure your man just watches because he knows you don't want him to touch another woman...but behind your back, he's out bangin' two at a time. He'll get fed up with you soon enough and find someone who gives "equality" to the relationship. Enjoy it while you can.
(P.S. I don't actually believe your story but my answer is to humor your claims)
If so many people are convinced this is not news and a waste of time – why did you even read the article and then take the time to post about it? If it's not your thing, move along already.
This subject IS very important....because they're are still gay kids everywhere facing discrimination and riducule. Some families still disown their own children out of ignorance. Their own religions tell them how they were born is wrong out of ignorance. Many kids turn to drugs and suicide because of the ignorance of a segment of our society that is not educated on the subject.
Many people on this board have a gay famiy member whethe they know it or not....and they may have a gay child as well or they will have a gay child someday. I think you would want them to be treated like a human being with the same rights as everyone else. It is an extremely difficult life ONLY because of societal ignorance and lack of education.
maybe they try, maybe they fail. whose to say?
Well, I didn't choose to be straight. So I imagine gay people didn't choose to be gay either. And it must be really stressful having to worry that people won't accept you for your lifestyle. FYI: Just because celebrities support a cause doesn't automatically negate the importance of that cause. You can never be 100 percent sure of people's reasons for doing something but if what they're doing is positive, then why hate on them so relentlessly?
Alisaqueti, I never said that no one was without sin. We are all sinners. But the key is repenting for your sin, not indulging in it.
this is a sick world
@Patrick- Does it work? Cuz usually ppl use STP in their fuel systems.
Patrick April 1st, 2010 3:07 pm ET
I put STD in my fuel system every 30K miles....
@Patrick- Does it work? Cuz usually ppl us STP in their fuel systems.
More to the point, she's a wooden, cr@ppy actress, and besides, who cares..
George S. - give it a few years, and I am sure that "coming out" of the bestiality closet will be all the rage in Hollywood. Or worse...
Her fiance is the happiest guy ever...
I'm coming out as a horses ass. Does anyone really care about all this BS. Tell you mother, not the rest of the world.
Not so hot when you get older.
oh my...Bill. Bill. Bill. Bill. Wonder if you read the Bible. If being gay is a sin, than it's worse than no other sin. From what I understand, noone on this earth is without sin.
'...and the greatest is love...'
Dave = Smart Loser
You see? This is absolute proof that gays and lesbians are better people than those dang mouthbreathing breeders.
Oscar: Education is the only way to combat ignorance.
That is so hot. Maybe they'll write that into True Blood, Sookie and Jessica.........ahhhhhhhhhhhh.....
Lol @ Bubba, Sorry! Next time duck!
A Gay Christian? Now that is someone that is hugely conflicted. Do they even read the Bible? Or maybe they just read the parts they like and skip the parts that they disagree with?
Here's a quarter. Call someone who cares.
Next thing you know, Oscar Wilde, Truman Capote and Rock Hudson will be joing these PSA's
speakmymind, well, if it works for you, then be happy. Sounds a bit twinky to me, but hell whatever floats your boat.
DenizenKate, I think this whole article assumes that people want to sleep with Anna Paquin. Especially Steve. Steve! Wipe that up. Eww.
Just wait. Soon actors will be coming out as bestialists. I'm sure of it.
Oh, I love sheep, it is sooooo pure...
Lol,....all I say is Fap, and get told to clean it up, while the gay bashing continues.
Wow, what would be do without Hollywood setting our standards of morality? What an incredible joke this is! How pathetic is the American public who buy into this swill?!
@stu: There are a lot of openly gay Christians that are very disappointed with your disdain.
hey stu...Happy Easter
Wow! Cnn you must be rather desperate to put up this useless story !!
blab blab blab, straight from the Cnn news desk" – "Breaking News"
Who cares about Anna Paquin's choices, she is nauseating!
What happened to all the major, breaking news from around the world?
You are losing it!!!!
Dave = Loser
Lance: QUOTE" Do I fault those who actively choose OR feel compelled to live the gay lifestyle? NO. I want them to be happy"
While the sentiment is appreciated. People do NOT actively choose to be gay. People are born gay. It is not a choice or an "alternative" lifestyle as some people call it...because there is NO other alternative.
To those who claim being gay is a choice, doesn't that mean that everyone (including you) has a moment that they consider both?
Christians do judge, despite what their "good book" says. Non-believers don't have the same restrictions put on them.
Steve, clean that up. This is why we can't have nice posts.
we need to embrace the gay life style because it brings the happiness in our lives and this world would be a better place to live in if we all sing "kum baa yaa" and celebrate life everyday....don't you think?...I think so...HOLIDAY...CELEBRATE....
You go, girl.
i love people who think Christians judge...all while judging Christians.
Kymber you really believe that...lol.... well let me know when you dump him...cuz I will only watch to..lol
Marcus: People are born gay. It is biological and a natural part of being human for many people. Yes God and nature made people gay, and thank God for that because they are wonderful people.
"Coming out" can only help one's Hollywood career, if that's the kind of cesspool where one chooses to reside.
I love that "Christians" will abandon the idea that being gay is a choice only when scientifically proven (which I think has really already happened, but don't tell them that) but also believe in a made-up and never-provable God. Hypocrites much?
who do they hire as editors, what a waste of space. Will CNN start to appear at supermarket check out counters?
hey everybody I'm white
do you really give a damn, i don't, just live and let live
LMAO @Steve.....find my earlier comment for some *fap* material
God did not make people gay. Sin, corruption and temptation make people gay.
who gives a damn why is it that everytime someone is gay they want to announce it. i don't give a damn if you are gay keep it to yourself.
hey everybody i black and i am not ashamed
Fap Fap Fap Fap
i dont tell personal stuff at work and i'm straight. still, i dont need others knowing after I leave work i cook dinner, do laundry and watch TV.
Gee, I go to work everyday but do not wish to share my private life with the people I work with, nor do I want themto share TMI with me. That is what friends are for...not workplace personnel.
Wouldn't it be great if none of this mattered at all? Why does anyone care who anyone else is sleeping with, unless they're sleeping with you? Or not sleeping with you!
That's it, blame it on the Big Guy...next you'll tell me that my parents were the ones hiding my easter basket as a kid, and not the 6 foot tall, white fluffy bunny!
Oh, and George S.? Keep the sheep and dogs all for yourself, we don't want any.
MOST OF US CANNOT go to work and share our lives with your co-workers MOST OF US ACTUALLY WORK! Not chit-chat about personal stuff, WE ARE PROFESSIONALS!
WHO REALLY CARES?? WHAT EVER HAPPENED TO KEEPING THINGS PERSONAL??
God made gay people?
Question for "whatever goes:" No one has found a "depression gene" either, yet there are plenty of people who are clinically depressed. Did they all choose to be so?
Mike2812: Hey, I'm straight too. Maybe we should meet? And who knows, maybe, b/c we're both straight, we'd be friends...and, perhaps even attracted to each other (b/c we're both straight), and, uhhh...
Is anyone paying attention to what day it is? Can you say April Fools?
Sad that this has to be national news,...
All you cats who think being gay is a choice, put on a dress and head on down to the gay bar. Aw, c'mon, it's only one night. You can choose to mince on in and start hittin' on the cute boys, and maybe one will ask you to dance! Remember to pack condoms and lube?
Yeah, not a likely scenario. Most of us have a highly-developed brain center which says "mate with that one" and "don't mate with THAT one." We all know someone whose brain center only lights up over blondes, or over redheads; about the same with gays I reckon. Start with a preference and end up with a lifestyle?
Then why did God make gay people???? It is a God given, natural, biological, wonderful part of a person.
This just in: Anna Paquin's character "Sookie" on True Blood will have an evil twin this season named "Munchie" (also played by Paquin) who will occasionally lez-out with "Jessica".
Man, I love my imagination.
Guest starring Kymber
although I believe in freedom of speech I get so irate when I read or hear people say – "being gay is a choice". DO YOU REALLY THINK ANYONE WOULD CHOOSE TO BE GAY?? With all the hate and prejudice in this world if it were a choice I doubt there would be anyone choosing to be gay. People just don't get it.
@American Pie: That moment when I was 5 years old. I was sitting on my grandmother's front porch, basking in the sun just after a summer thunderstorm had passed. It was then that I leaned over and kissed Jennifer (a year my senior – I had a thing for older ladies then). I had many, many more male friends, many who I liked or even loved – but I didn't want to kiss them.
Later, as I learned more about my body, I decided there were places that certain "equipment" should not go. Likewise, I also figured where the "appropriate places" were.
Further on down the road, I figured out that there was no compelling biological reason to do so. I definitely couldn't have children that way. And frankly, I still liked breasts too much to give them up.
Do I fault those who actively choose OR feel compelled to live the gay lifestyle? NO. I want them to be happy. I don't feel obligated to proclaim my mammary love, and likewise, don't particularly care which way others swing, as long as they are good, decent human beings.
Wanda Sykes and Whoopi Goldberg A-listers? Gotta love April Fool's Day.
“Imagine going to work everyday and not being able to share your life with your co-workers out of fear of being let go.” Stop looking for bleeding heart attention and be proud of who you are.
That's so nasty! Wish I had that goin' at my crib! That's what I'm talkin' about!
If being Gay is a choice, then all straight men are DECIDING to be straight. lol
those were some of the best comments, u guys made my day. lmao, i can't stop. i love funny ppl.
oh my, u all make me laugh! thank you.
This is not news!
what a shame. period.
Adam and Eve, not Adam and Steve.
This just makes her so much hotter. Good lord her fiancee is a lucky dude.
Does anyone else think Kymber is pulling an April Fools joke?
I blame it all on George W.
Comes the day where labels are no longer even needed and we are judged by our content of character. Someone else said that too a while back....hmmmm, wonder who that was?
Character before Category!
Who gives a shi* anymore ??? Keep it to yourselves !!!
@JOE 1:53 Yes! Satire! Very funny. Too bad some don't get it.
There was a time (I remember it well) when CNN was a news network, not a gossip site. Them days is gone forever.
Stephen Moyer won't be so lucky when she dumps him for her lezbian lover once she makes her mind up which way she's gonna swing.
Hollywood cause celebre frauds.
Right on sista! I am a little shocked, Sookie...but it's okay. And Tammy...if you didn't need to know about it then why did you click on the link? You obviously WANTED to know.
To JD: If being gay is a choice, please tell me the exact moment you sat down and said to yourself..."hmm do I want to be straight or gay?" And how did you come to the conclusion that you wanted to be straight? Im very interested as to why you decided to be straight.
Whoopi is gay??? Ewwwww Nasty!!!!!!!!!!! Although I would love to see a movie with Ana and Angelina making a nice steamy love scene. Who's with me?? Hollywood Lets make it happen!!!!!!! I want 3% of the what the movie makes it was my idea lol
I say who gives a crap, live and let live, but all the gay bashers go off on these people and there is a need for them to stand up and stand out – I know. Telling those around you and standing up for yourself is a difficult thing, that's all she is doing. Helps her find closure and move on in her own life. Same with many others including myself. It's the people bashing and putting those different down that makes the different people have to "come out" and stand up.
Once again, I say who gives a crap, but someone apparently does. My own family did, now I'm disowned by everyone but my parents.
she can burn in hell with the rest of condammed
I don't give a damn.org! Why must we know what you are doing in bed!!!?? Give me a break Mr. and MIZZ Hollyweirds!!
Wow. what an incredibly backward society. these comments are as vapid and pithy as the people who wrote them. such judgment from society, and when i look around, i see no one walking on water.
For all of the people who keep saying they don't care and asking why this is news - because you clicked on it! So much hostility for someone who doesn't care. It must be awfully tiring to be so hypocritical all the time.
@Newsie34 , gross, but lmao
On a personal note, totally hoping that if she's bi, she'll be open to other avenues....a Bill/Sookie/Eric activity? ;)
WHOM THE F IS THIS!?!?!
Hooray for Borderline Personality Disorder! Perhaps we can have a day where we can further idolize and embody this impulsive disease process.
Wow good for her. I only have one question...how do I know if I'm Bi?
Did I need to know this? No. Do I need to know someone's orientation? No. None of my business.
Obama is an idiot! Oops, wrong topic, but stil TRUE.
this is wonderful and what we need to see. more people standing up for equality in the nation. kudos to her and let this be an inspiration for those who are afraid to stand up and speak out against hate.
Gay People are one step more advanced!
As more gay people worldwide follow their hearts and listen to their inner selves....
They will feel invincible
They will feel powerful
They will feel clear minded
They will feel joy, love, appreciation and vitality!
They will finally be the best of who they really are – immortal!
God Bless Everyone – No exceptions!
John Robert Holbrook ( J.R. Holbrook )
Fashion Designer, Actor and Author
LOL More than their morals are loose! LOL
Wow, good for her...but, what does it mean to be gay? How do I know if I am or not?
Its a crying shame how so many peopleout there have such loose morals.
"Elton John and Liberace....gay???? Next thing you know it, Ricky Martin will come out of the closet."
As long as Neil Patrick Harris doesn't flip over to the gay side my world is still right.
Being gay is a choice?
Let me ask you something...could you wake up tomorrow and "choose" who you are and aren't attracted to mentally, emotionally, and physically? I'm not asking you if you'd want to, I'm asking you if you could.
When you realize that you can't, then explain to me how I somehow did, because unless I was born gay, then evidently my control over my mental, emotional, and physical attraction greatly exceeds yours to the point of changing it at will.
That makes her hot! Now I will follow her acting career.
LOL @ tsquare "elton john is GAY???"
And who is Anna Paquin? One of the top rated actresses of our times, leading one of the best reviewed televison series today. Also an oscar winner. Do some research.
nobody is born being gay unless ur born with both parts then u gotta decide how u feel. its a choice cuz when ur were little how did u know u were gay. omg people are stupid!
So these folks "coming out" is the latest Hollywood has to offer. Keeps them in the news. Personally I don't care and don't want to know which way they swing.
Who gives a rats ass about all this kind of crap
In light of all of these brave celebrities, I have an announcement to make... I'm straight. Wow, that was a load off my chest. Now can every magazine and news network please contact my email or cell phone so I can give a personal interview to each and everyone of you and have my face plastered all over the television screen for the next month?
Thank you all.
Has anyone ever heard of STD's? Pump it all you want, but when your life is ruined by a lifelong disease, then who'll be laughing?
Who cares what they are......as long as they care about themselves,and other people around them so what....Good for her and i'm really glad that she is happy for her self...and she is just another person that has happynes within her self
Thanks Ryan....I'm honest, not cruel. There's nothing I've said that any of these hippocrites don't think to themselves but are afraid to express...
Hey, Matt, do you mind sending me a reference to this Swedish study that you mentioned? I'd be more than happy to take all my words back if somebody already purified a "gay gene". I think that you have no idea what's involved in such purification, that's why you citing things of which you have no understanding whatsoever.
Elton John and Liberace....gay???? Next thing you know it, Ricky Martin will come out of the closet.
I can't stop laughing at all the hypocrites who ask why this is news, yet THEY CLICKED ON IT!
Why is CNN giving this deviant a spotlight?
Who the hell cares what she is? Sounds like she needs some publicity and this is the only way she can get it. Who the hell is she anyway? Oh wait, I don't really care!
lmao Patrick...sad but true.
This is not a case of people being treated badly at work. This is just these people trying to get attention. Enough already with this stuff.
Do my eyes believe I am reading this filth??? I'm appalled.
hey BOSS MAN: what is this stuff about the next thing it will be bi-animal? You say that as if they would have had a choice! If they are bi-animal it is only because they were born that way! Get with the times man.
She's an A-lister? Never heard of her.
How is this news. It's cool to be gay now. All the hipsters know that....
According to you, the more species you screw, the more evolved you are???? Genetically, there is no basis for being gay.
I have a PhD in cell biology, so I know what I am talking about. Obviously, this is the first time in your life you heard the word "gene". Get some education, then we can discuss things at the same level.
And when you choke on your own vommit, Lucid, you will not recieve help from your fellow man.
Another self-absorbed twit.
Being gay is a choice because there is no "gay gene?" Is there a "stupid" gene? Then some must be stupid by choice! Perhaps one can try to understand something about genetics before making such a silly comment - oh, I forgot. They have the stupid gene. Sorry.
I can totally understand how any man or woman can appreciate a beautiful woman. I can never get past how any man or woman can like any man. We're all hairy goons. The ones that shave their bodies like other men. And please don't get me started on how anyone can like a bull like Rosie O'donnell. That's just wrong. She should have her mouth duct taped and forced to live alone for ever.
ah, now I get it why she left that gap between her teeth.....
You think about it, you try it, you like it, you do it, man or woman, nothing to do with genes, it'all physical.
"Imagine going to work everyday and not being able to share your life with your co-workers out of fear of ..." ... them puking on you.
She is so cool!
I have absolutely no problem w/ good looking lesbians.
Yes, George Jungle (what an appropriate moniker!), you do hate it, as you hate anything that deviates from your narrow-minded, Donna Reed world order- SEIG HEIL!! We certainly have no say in constantly having your "normal" mores and manners shoved down our throats at every turn, so when we feel compelled to speak and offer a different view, we will do so. And the more we do so, the more sympathetic and rational straight people will realize we are here, and we aren't going anywhere! Only those that hated us to start with, like yourself and others living in a bye-gone era, will use our efforts to have our voices heard as an excuse to spew your vile. Please get some help....
Wow the ignorance here is frightening....
The Swedes have already tracked down the "Gay gene", so those who think that its a choice ought to read their findings. Manoman people, do some reaserch before you make yourself look stupid.
Next thing these people are going to be saying how they are bi animal. They'll be cheating on there dog with the neighbors dog and their spouse can watch. Give me a break. Life with no consequences.
@ Paul 2:37,,,, Ditto! She loves the situation because she gets what she wants on both ends. I wonder how much love she would have for her bf if he wanted to participate. Certainly, she would be jealous if he finds the other woman attractive therefore making her insecure.
Wow, I am so excited. Does CNN has nothing more newsworthy to publish? I do not know who she is, and do not care who she bangs.
Ryan Seacrest too??? Well blow me down with a Barney Frank feather!!
I'm all for equality, but I'd be more than happy if my co-workers kept their lives to themselves.
Also, when did Wanda Sykes, Whoopi Goldberg, and Anna Paquin become A-listers?
She is HOTTTT!!!!!
JD: If you are not gay how do you know it is a choice? I am gay and I can tell you that I did not choose to be gay.
When I saw the first episode the this year's apprentice I cracked up. All these stars are playing for charities like Make a Wish or the Diabetes Foundation and then Cindy Lauper's was something about making gays, lesbians and transgenders happy or some such drivel. I just rolled my eyes.
Maybe I'm jaded, but I'd be mildly interested if she came out as a plant, who along with her other secret plant friends (still in the greenhouse) were going to put on an updated musical version of 'Roots' to highlite the injustices visited on salad types by the animals amongst us.
y so upset about entertaiment news?
I distrust people that use the word "equity" when they really mean something else. It reminds me of using the word "choice" instead of the term medical abortion of a human baby.
Laura Bush once killed a guy with her car. She ran a stop sign. Her choice.
the world still has morons like JD who know everthing about gays yet are straight. Being Gay is not a choice ...you are brn that way. It is not the same as being an idiot, you werent born stupid, you chose to be.
@whatever goes... until you show there's "straight gene" we'll just consider you ignorant and intolerant (which is, without question, a choice). It's 2010 buddy, evolve!
Does this mean we get to see a 3-some this year on blood, cause lord knows we have just about everything else on that show, animals, vamps, things that go bump in the night, omg I get what bump in the night means now!!!!
Happy Easter Everyone – Gaywood made my day once again!!!
Sure anything goes....screw everybody and everything...that's what God intended right? How about dogs, sheep? Why not?
Oh some of the comments in here made me LMAO! Kymber you opened yourself for these comments. I agree though people should keep things private instead of *Being So open* on the net..
Great News! I always suspected I may be a lesbian in a man's body.
Well! Let's just mix everything up....saves time.
God is gay.
It's good that so many celebrities nowadays feel comfortable coming out as LGBT. I remember when it was a huge deal that Ellen DeGeneres came out. When Neal Patrick Harris came out, it was a much smaller deal as far as I can recall. That's an encouraging sign.
That doesn't mean hate crimes legislation makes any sense. Murdering someone because she is gay is no more or less heinous than murdering her because she has green hair. Hate crimes legislation makes motives crimes, and there is absolutely no way to definitevely to tell what someone is thinking when they committ a crime.
Prosecute the criminal for the crimes he commits, not for what he's thinking when he commits the crime.
Kymber you BF is full of it, he wants to jump into the action but he's only saying what makes you happy.. get real
I'm OUTTING myself. I am a lesbian.
My problem is I'm stuck in a mans body.
Thomas is so right.
Just when I thought Anna Paquin couldn't get any hotter....!
Jason Miraz is not gay......his music is......and thanks to Anna's PR team for reminding us that the new season of TRUE BLOOD is coming soon......
Thats so hot.
.........so...........why is this news? Her personal life is just that, or is it some kind of PR stunt.
thats great stuff.
@Kymber 2:18,,,, I also love the fact that he only wants to observe and not be a participant with the other female, only me.
In essence, having your cake and eating it too. Who wouldn't love that. You love the fact that you are the only apple of his eyes but he can't say the same. Sounds selfish and self-centered to say the least.
Kymber can I have your phone number ? I am a lesbian trapped in a man's body.
Choice or not a choice keep this in your bedroom. We don't need it constantly shoved down our throats. Because the more you do the more people are going to dispise the fact that we need to keep hearing this crap. This Believe it or not also creates hate.
another deviant from Hollywood....go figure. Jeez
This must be the USA!!!! I thought this was the UK!!!!!
And a hearty congratulations to the boyfriend of "Kymber" above.(April 1st 2010 2:18 pm ET) He has just won the "Luckiest Guy in the World" award! Don't blow it, dude.
Elton John is gay? Riiiight. Next you'll be telling you me Liberace was gay, too.
Kymber – your boyfriend is lying to you.
THIS IS NEWS????
Really, all of you, WHO CARES? Ok, Anna, take Ricky and Lance and Clay and just go back in the closet already. This stuff is just SOOO boring.
"not being able to share your life with your co-workers" – sometimes not sharing everything about yourself whether on social media sites, in person, et al is a GOOD thing...no one really cares about every aspect of your life.
Swing this way, swing that way, swing both ways...anything goes. Sweet home Hollywood!
And yes, being gay is a choice. Unless someone has shown that a "gay gene" exists. Until then, it is a choice, and this women is a perfect proof.
cool, so by that logic. god doesn't exist until you show me proof....cool I am on board
I agree.. show me proof that GOD exists? Cant do it? Must not exist, therefore he never said anything about gays.. Wait.. God actually talks? What language does he speak? Does he have an accent? Or does he just magically morph his thoughts with ancient robe wearing long haired old men?
Who cares? I don't. How is this news? There must be something better to know than this crap.
eh Jason Mraz is gay???
What?! Rogue is bi? Baloney.
Next thing you're gonna tell me is Magneto is gay!
Sorry...all though is what I mean.
Also, only let me know if you are over 25. LOL
Have a good weekend
Thank you for attempting to implant unacceptable behavior. Just one more border they cross; let see what else they can damage, eh hoser?
Kymber...let me know if you ever leave your bf.
All thought, I wont just be "observing" LOL
Well thats it,why dont everyone on thier census put down that they are gay every0one be gay!!
Yes being gay is a choice.
I thought Billy Joel was gay not Elton John.
Long Live LESBIANS
Specially if they look like THAT
Good for Anna, she is truly beautiful. My boyfriend loves the fact that I am totally into sharing myself with another woman, but only together with him. I also love the fact that he only wants to observe and not be a participant with the other female, only me.
What else is Hollywood telling me that's important today?
I want to know, because I want to obey.
elton john is GAY???
God Bless America!!!!! Sweeeet!
That's awesome. Stephen Moyer is one lucky dude.
Hey, add me to the list, I'd love to hop on whatever bandwagon of the day Hollywood is embracing.
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