"The celesbians," Sunday Times of London, April 13, 2003
Ellen DeGeneres: "When you're gay, your parents aren't saying 'Good for you,' you know? They're like, How did this happen?' You're not only a minority in society, you're a minority in your own family." ...
k.d. lang: To shield her supportive mom from gossip in her tiny hometown, the singer didn't trumpet her sexuality. "Man," she said when she finally came out in 1992, "if I didn't worry about my mother, I'd be the biggest parader in the world."
"Celesbians on Coming Out," Cosmopolitan, October 1998
celebrity worship syndrome