Take a look back at LGBT celebrities' emotional, inspiring coming out stories from over the years -- including Wentworth Miller, Ellen Page, Jodie Foster and more
The TV personality famously revealed her true sexuality on the cover of Time magazine in 1997 with the title, "Yep, I'm Gay," and during an episode of The Ellen Show that same year. During the taping, Oprah Winfrey played the role of her therapist. "Has there ever been anyone you felt you clicked with?" Winfrey's character asked. "What was his name?" DeGeneres replied: "Susan." The comedian married actress Portia de Rossi in August 2008.
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