Celebrities who are out and proud

POSTED: 3:55 PM Jul 02 2012   UPDATED: 3:04 PM Nov 20 2014

Country star Ty Herndon See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

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Country star Ty Herndon has something to share: He's an "out, proud and happy gay man." Herndon, 52, came out publicly as gay in an interview with People magazine. He says he's known he was gay since he was a child and started coming out to family members in his 20s. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.

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