Jillian Michaels & Other Celebs Who Quietly Step Out of the Closet

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Happy days are here for former "The Biggest Loser" trainer Jillian Michaels: She's a mom times two! The reality star revealed to People that she adopted a son, Phoenix, from Haiti in April and then her partner, Heidi Rhodes, gave birth on May 3.

"We're swimming in babies over here," the 38-year-old fitness guru told the magazine.

We're over-the-moon happy for Michaels, especially since she's wanted to be a mom for a while. However, we found it interesting that the article mentioned her partner - not that Michaels could really get around it. Why? Well, she's never officially "came out" as a lesbian, though many fans suspected.

Does it matter? Absolutely not: We're glad that the happy couple now has a family. Maybe we're getting to the point where celebrities don't feel the need to explain their sexuality? It seems like it, especially since more and more celebs are coming out with their homosexuality without making it a huge deal.

Queen Latifah

Queen Latifah's fans - like Michaels - have long suspected that she's a lesbian. The rapper and actress has not talked about her sexuality, though gossipers have suspected that her longtime trainer, Jeanette Jenkins, was her girlfriend.

Now, she might be going public with her sexuality after she headlined the the Long Beach Lesbian & Gay Pride Festival earlier this month.

"From hip to R&B, pop to standards, Queen Latifah is the voice of our generation, and her concert here will be phenomenal, for her to make her worldwide Pride debut here in Long Beach is a tremendous testament to the popularity of our celebration and to the strength of our community," event organizer Pat Crosby said in a press release.

Latifah's also talked about being a lesbian, though it was through her character on the VH1 show "Single Ladies."

"Being gay is fabulous…I have six new Facebook fan pages," her character said. "And for every sponsor that falls out, I've gotten two more."

Zachary Quinto

"American Horror Story" star Zachary Quinto was long suspected to be gay, though he never really felt the need to talk about it. He even refused to talk about his sexuality to the New York Times in 2010. However, he later talked about his personal feelings about homosexuality to New York Magazine after a string of gay teens committed suicide in 2011.

"As a gay man I look at that and say there's a hopelessness that surrounds it," he comented to the magazine of the suicides, "but as a human being I look at it and say 'Why? Where's this disparity coming from, and why can't we as a culture and society dig deeper to examine that?' We're terrified of facing ourselves."

Which do you prefer: Would you rather celebrities talk about their sexuality, or come out quietly?

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