The Academy Award-winning screenwriter encouraged graduates to 'let your freaky differences shine' during a commencement speech he delivered at his alma mater, Pasadena City College.
'I did nothing wrong and I refuse to be shamed for this any longer.'
Is it jealousy or experience making everyone freak out about the age difference between the diver and the writer?
The newly out Olympic diver is dating one of the most prominent gay screenwriters in Hollywood.
Though antigay opponents have attempted to shut it down, through fear, intimidation, and protest the Side by Side LGBT film festival continues in St. Petersburg.