Conservative minister Justine Greening, who is currently the UK's Secretary of State for International Development, announced, through her Twitter account and on the occasion of the London Pride, she is in a relationship with a woman:
"Today's a good day to say I'm in a happy same sex relationship. I campaigned for Stronger In but sometimes you're better off out! #Pride2016."
Erin O'Flaherty, 23, became the first openly gay Miss Missouri and so the first lesbian contestant to compete for Miss America too.
In an interview with the Huffington Post, the star of Orange Is The New Black Lea DeLaria answered "4 inappropriate questions" and talked about the time she was arrested in Missouri for being gay.
The lesbian country singer Chely Wright strongly opposes bigoted laws and calls on the country stars to take a stand for LGBT rights.
A new survey reveals that now only 48% of young Americans, aged between 13 and 20, regard themselves as "exclusively heterosexual".