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Sir Ian McKellan

Sir Ian McKellan has been out since 1988, but feels that gay stars are still pressured to stay in the closet in Hollywood. "I don't think any gay person is going to be happy and bring joy to themselves and other people unless they can be honest about their sexuality," he said at the Savannah Film Festival in November 2010. "And if other people don't like that honesty, that's a comment on them and not on the person who is being honest."

Out and Proud in Hollywood

In honor of Gay Pride Month, check out the many celebs in 2012 who are out and proud of it!