8 Gay Male Celebrities Who Dated a Girl Before Coming Out

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Coming out as homosexual, bisexual, transgender, etc., is a lengthy process for most people. For some, they know from very early in life that they are gay. For others, however, it can take quite some time to learn to embrace who they truly are.

In that process of growing, many now-openly-gay men in Hollywood did something that many other closeted individuals did in the past — dated a member of the opposite sex because that’s what they were “supposed to do.” While stars like Joey Graceffa and Neil Patrick Harris are now in very happy same-sex relationships, they definitely had to go through some failed dating experiences to get them there.