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8 Celebrities Who Actually Helped a Fan Come Out as LGBTQ+

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In today’s society, being a part of the LGBTQ+ community can actually be pretty special. Now more than ever before, people have become a lot more accepting of those who don’t identify as part of the sexual and gender binaries — and, more importantly, members of the community feel they are supported by those around them.

But despite the incredible outpouring of love and increasing acceptance for those in the LGBTQ+ community, it’s still pretty daunting to “come out.” No one knows how people are going to respond and a negative reaction from loved ones can be devastating. That’s why a lot of people enlist others to help them through it. But for these lucky fans, it wasn’t just anyone who helped them out — it was their own idol! Though not all queer themselves, these artists have shown their support for the community by being there for their fans’ biggest moments.

Click through the slideshow to see all the celebrities who actually helped a fan come out to their friends, their family and the world.

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