Fact: Bisexuality can fly under the radar because people who value men and women sometimes find themselves in heterosexual relationships. As a result, many bisexual people don’t feel the need to come out and speak their truth like other LGBTQ people do.
While nobody is obligated to come and proclaim their authentic selves, this helps with representation. This is especially true if you are a bisexual Hollywood celebrity who has come out to the public. After all, seeing famous people live their truths can inspire many others.
So here is our list of prominent bisexual celebrities in Hollywood.
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tomb raider, girl, interrupted, salt, and Mr and Mrs Smith are just a few of the films under superstar Angelina Jolie’s belt. She has directed and produced films and won awards for entertainment and humanitarian causes while raising a growing family.
In addition to her glittering awards and long list of achievements, Angelina Jolie has always been very open about her sexuality, making her one of the most prominent bisexual celebrities. In a 2003 interview with Barbara Walters, Jolie proudly announced that she would have no problem dating another woman, which shocked the world at the time.
Cara Delevigne is an actress, model and sex toy company owner famous for her style, wit and incredible eyebrows. But aside from her acting and modeling skills, Cara Delevigne has an interesting (and funny) reputation as one of the most prominent bisexual female celebrities. Let’s explain.
Cara Delevigne resides in a very special niche of celebrity, usually reserved for Hollywood heartthrobs like Leo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt. The rumors start almost immediately when a high profile woman is spotted in public with Ms. Delevigne. are they together Is that your way of coming out? Miley Cyrus, Rita Ora and even Selena Gomez are some names that have been linked to Ms. Delevigne.
Alan Cumming is a chameleon. He can present himself as a buttoned-up, straight man for one project, then turn around and appear as a blinded bombshell in another. The incredible thing is that his life is just as colorful as his career.
Alan Cumming is an icon among bisexual male celebrities, and not just because he married his husband twice in two different countries. Additionally, he is an outspoken personality in the LGBTQ community and encourages people to open their hearts to new experiences. He identifies as bisexual, despite marrying a man, because “it’s what feels right to him,” and we applaud his authenticity.
Raspy-voiced singer Halsey is one of the most prominent bisexual celebrities of 2022. She has claimed that she would only accept artists who are “fucking gay” to appear in her songs about bisexuality and has been an advocate for visibility and representation on many other occasions.
Because she’s so attuned to social media, her fans are treated to a little glimpse into her feelings about the bisexual experience. In one of her more succinct tweets, Halsey writes, “Well, if I date a guy, I’m straight. But if I date a woman, then I’m a lesbian.”
While this may have felt like a casual comment to many, for many people this represented the bisexual experience. That’s what made them feel seen.
Everyone knows Lady Gaga for her cutting-edge fashion and shocking music videos, but many don’t know that she also sparked conversation about bisexual eradication in 2019. Gaga made a surprise appearance at the WorldPride celebration outside the Stonewall Inn, delivering a heartfelt speech to the gay community and their “little monsters.”
In that speech, Gaga admitted that despite liking girls, she felt she “wasn’t seen as part of the LGBTQ community.” Gaga ended this by saying she would never turn away from her fight and honoring all gay and queer people today, tomorrow and those long gone.
Just as her performance was a surprise, so was the outcome of her speech. Many people started talking about bi-erasing and invisibility after Gaga’s admission.
Bisexuality is real, albeit less “visible” than other sexualities that are part of the LGBTQ community. Luckily, thousands of celebrities and actors have started posting their personal stories about bisexuality, which has helped shed more light on the experience.
This is important because the more people talk about their experiences as bisexual people, the younger people will understand that their feelings are totally valid.
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