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Hollywood Outings and Secret Sexualities

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Hollywood Outings and Secret Sexualities

Hollywood Outings and Secret Sexualities

Hollywood Outings and Secret Sexualities

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In the past month, two prominent television actors — T.R. Knight of the hit show Grey's Anatomy and Neil Patrick Harris of the sitcom How I Met Your Mother — have been "outed" by the gay community.

Television critic Andrew Wallenstein wonders whether tabloid and Internet gossip have made it impossible for even minor celebrities to keep their sexuality a secret — and whether being identified as gay is the career killer it once was.