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Wentworth Miller comes out as gay

Wentworth Miller has come out as gay in a letter to the St. Petersburg International Film Festival.

I am so happy right now.

Wentworth Miller comes out as gay

Wentworth Miller comes out as gay

Wentworth Miller Letter to St. Petersburg International Film Festival

August 21, 2013

Re: St. Petersburg International Film Festival / “Guest of Honor” Invitation

Dear Ms. Averbakh:

Thank you for your kind invitation. As someone who has enjoyed visiting Russia in the past and can also claim a degree of Russian ancestry, it would make me happy to say yes.

However, as a gay man, I must decline.

I am deeply troubled by the current attitude toward and treatment of gay men and women by the Russian government. The situation is in no way acceptable, and I cannot in good conscience participate in a celebratory occasion hosted by a country where people like myself are being systematically denied their basic right to live and love openly.

Perhaps, when and if circumstances improve, I’ll be free to make a different choice.

Until then.

Wentworth Miller

Member, HRC
Member, GLAAD
Member, The ManKind Project

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John M Kamens
John M Kamens

Who the hell names their kid Wentworth? With a name like that his parents should have named him Sue!

David Baker
David Baker

so what.. its not a race its a way of life.. Gays are getting on my nerves

ArchieSue
ArchieSue

Damn!!!!!!  All the hot guys are batting for the other team.   It's all good I still love him. Such a hottie!