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22 Celebrities Who Came Out In 2013

It's been a good year. May 2014 inspire many more.

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5. Raven-Symoné

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The former Disney Channel star commented in August on the legalization of gay marraige, saying "I was excited to hear today that more states legalized gay marriage. I, however am not currently getting married, but it is great to know I can now, should I wish to."

9. Darren Young

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The WWE star came out when confronted by a paparazzi on whether an openly gay wrestler could be successful in the WWE, stating "Look at me. I'm a WWE superstar and to be honest with you, I'll tell you right now, I'm gay. And I'm happy. I'm very happy."

13. Mike Michaud

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The U.S. Representative came out in November in the midst of his campaign for the upcoming 2014 gubernatorial election in Maine. He stated " For me, it’s just a part of who I am, as much as being a third-generation mill worker or a lifelong Mainer. One thing I do know is that it has nothing to do with my ability to lead the state of Maine."

21. Chelsea Manning

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Formerly Bradley Manning, the United States Army soldier who was sentenced to 35 years confinement for leaking the largest set of classified documents ever surprised the nation when she came out as a trans woman.

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