Comedian, actress and talk-show host Ellen Degeneres came out publicly in 1997 during the fourth season of her hit sitcom, Ellen. Her character on the show also came out.
Rumors have surrounded TV journalist and talk show host, Anderson Cooper for years. In 2012, Cooper gave blogger Andrew Sullivan permission to publish an email he wrote which admitted that he was, indeed, gay.
Sex and the City actress, Cynthia Nixon, claims to have made the choice to go from heterosexual to homosexual in 2004 when she publicly admitted to being in a relationship with a woman. The two were married in 2012.