13 Celebrities Who Have Come Out as LGBTQ+ in 2021

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2. David Archuleta

david archuleta

During pride month, the 2008 “American Idol” contestant and runner-up also announced that he was a member of the LGTBQ+ community.

He used Instagram to talk about religion publicly and being queer. Archuleta said he came out to his family in 2014 as gay but realized he had feelings for both genders.

1. Carl Nassib

Carl Nasib

Pride month also saw Raider’s defensive end, Carl Nassib being the first openly gay NFL player, posted on Instagram with the caption that read, “I just want to take a quick moment to say I am gay.”

He hopes that in the future, the coming out process will not be necessary. “Everybody should be accepted as they are,” said Nassib.