Jim Parsons Comes Out in NY Times Article

23 May

Congratulations to Big Bang Theory’s Jim Parsons for officially coming out via a New York Times article today.

The article, an interview about Parsons’ upcoming role in a rare Broadway revival of Harvey, states simply:

“”The Normal Heart” resonated with him on a few levels: Mr. Parsons is gay and in a 10-year relationship, and working with an ensemble again onstage was like nourishment, he said.”

I’m particularly moved by the casualness of the coming out buried on page 3 of a lengthy article. Parsons will be playing the beloved Elwood P. Dowd in the upcoming revival – a role made famous by the late, great Jimmy Stewart.

While I’m of course looking forward to this performance, my favorite appearance by Parsons will always be in “Man, or Muppet” from last year’s The Muppets.

Enjoy! And thank you for being an inspiration to all the young gay people living in places where it’s not so easy to tell people who they are.

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5 Responses to “Jim Parsons Comes Out in NY Times Article”

  1. shamyfan May 23, 2012 at 1:12 pm #

    Im so happy and proud of him. He is a great actor and man.
    Love is love.

  2. SheldonIsMyHero July 20, 2012 at 8:50 pm #

    Congrats Jim!! You have my full support :) You rock!!

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