25 Of The Most Inspiring Celebrity Coming Out Stories
Matt Bomer had a very different coming out experience than Ruby. Matt was inspired to come out by a make-up artist that he worked with during a production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Matt’s parents are extremely religious and reacted to Matt’s decision to live his truth with radio silence for over six months. It took years for the family to rebuild their relationships, but Matt looks back on that time as a lesson that it does get better.
“I’m here to tell people it can get better,” Matt told Out Magazine. “Because I had so many people in my life saying, ‘You need to get rid of all expectations — you need to cut them out.’ But I was like, ‘They’re my family.'”