He comes out on HIS TERMS! well none of us here is surprised..as he stated in his email on the post.. he just didn't broadcast it.. We all knew and have known! GOD BLESS HIM!. I have always been a person..who believes we come out on our own time and terms..not being bullied by the sigNOreli's and Perez hiltons of the world..
. In a letter to Andrew Sullivan, he writes that he had worked to maintain his privacy to aid his job as a reporter -- "I have found that sometimes the less an interview subject knows about me, the better I can safely and effectively do my job as a journalist," he says -- but realized the social impact of his silence outweighs his personal comfort and professional advantage.
Andrew, as you know, the issue you raise is one that I've thought about for years. Even though my job puts me in the public eye, I have tried to maintain some level of privacy in my life. Part of that has been for purely personal reasons. I think most people want some privacy for themselves and the people they are close to.
The fact is, I'm gay, always have been, always will be, and I couldn’t be any more happy, comfortable with myself, and proud.I have always been very open and honest about this part of my life with my friends, my family, and my colleagues. In a perfect world, I don't think it's anyone else's business, but I do think there is value in standing up and being counted. I’m not an activist, but I am a human being and I don't give that up by being a journalist.
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