Coming Out in Print

Award-winning actors, iconic rock stars, champion athletes, and controversial political figures — all have shared their coming-out stories with The Advocate.

BY Jeremy Kinser

August 23 2012 4:00 AM ET

Sean Hayes
Issue 1037, April 2010
The Emmy Award–winning actor insisted during his first interview with The Advocate — a dozen years after he gained fame as Jack McFarland on NBC’s landmark sitcom Will & Grace — that he was never “closeted.”

“I am who I am. I was never in, as they say. Never.”