Lance Bass is a nice guy. The former *NSync member is out of the closet.

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Someday, the following list will not be necessary.

Someday, celebrities will not need to make any sort of official announcement regarding their sexuality because, quite simply, no one will care and society will be fully accepting of all orientations.

But that day hasn't arrived yet, for reasons explained so eloquently by Ellen Page when she came out as a lesbian on Friday:

Perhaps these stars can make a difference. Maybe they can positively influence others struggling with their sexual identity, using their public platform to push for tolerance.

So, with all that in mind, we join many in Hollywood in saluting Page and other famous folks who are very out and awfully proud:

25 Celebrities Who Are Out and Proud
Ellen Page made a major announcement in early 2014: She's gay. We applaud her for it.
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Ellen Page

1. Ellen Page

Ellen Page made a major announcement in early 2014: She's gay. We applaud her for it.


Neil Patrick Harris

2. Neil Patrick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris plays a womanizer on How I Met Your Mother. But he's married to a man in real life.


Jim Parsons

3. Jim Parsons

Jim Parsons is a multi-time Emmy winner. He came out in an interview with The New York Times.


Anderson Cooper

4. Anderson Cooper

It's the silver fox! Anderson Cooper made his announcment in a moving personal statement.


Zachary Quinto

5. Zachary Quinto

Zachary Quinto is best known for roles in Heroes, American Horror Story and on the stage. He also plays Spock in the new Star Trek franchise.


Adam Lambert

6. Adam Lambert

There was never any real doubt about Adam Lambert's sexuality. But he made it clear not long after his run on American Idol ended.


T.R. Knight

7. T.R. Knight

He'll always be George O'Malley to Grey's Anatomy fans. T.R. Knight was at the center of a gay slur scandal that led to a series cast shake-up.


Rosie O'Donnell

8. Rosie O'Donnell

Rosie O'Donnell is one of our more outspoken celebrities. She has five kids.


Sean Hayes

9. Sean Hayes

Sean Hayes is a beloved sitcom star. He'll always be revered for his role on Will & Grace.


Ellen DeGeneres

10. Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen DeGeneres is married to Portia de Rossi. She absolutely cracks us up on her talk show.


Lance Bass

11. Lance Bass

Lance Bass sang his way into our hearts a long time ago. We may still have his poster on our bedroom wall.


Portia de Rossi

12. Portia de Rossi

Portia de Rossi is married to Ellen DeGeneres and slays us on Arrested Development. She's never been shy about her sexuality.


Robin Roberts

13. Robin Roberts

Robin Roberts came out in late 2013. Reporters don't get more respected than this GMA anchor.


Jesse Tyler Ferguson

14. Jesse Tyler Ferguson

We adore Jesse Tyler Ferguson on Modern Family. The gay actor plays a gay character on the sitcom.


Jane Lynch

15. Jane Lynch

Jane Lynch has been out of the closet for awhile. She cracks us up on Glee.


Chris Colfer

16. Chris Colfer

Chris Colfer is doubly gay! He's gay in real life and he plays a gay high school graduate on Glee.


Cynthia Nixon

17. Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon slept with a lot of men on Sex and the City. But she's partial to women off screen.


Clay Aiken

18. Clay Aiken

Clay Aiken is another gay American Idol alum. He's running for Congress in North Carolina.


Wanda Sykes

19. Wanda Sykes

Wanda Sykes is a hilarious actress. She has never hidden the fact that she's gay.


Ricky Martin

20. Ricky Martin

Ricky Martin is the father of twin boys. He's living La Vida Loca.


Melissa Etheridge

21. Melissa Etheridge

Melissa Etheridge is a great singer. She wants to come to the window of women only.


Elton John

22. Elton John

It's shocking but true, folks: Elton John is gay!


Michael Sam

23. Michael Sam

Michael Sam announced his sexuality prior to the 2014 NFL Draft. He was appropriately applauded for doing so.


Chely Wright

24. Chely Wright

Chely Wright is the proud mothr of twins. The country star came out in early 2011.


Kristian Nairn

25. Kristian Nairn

Who doesn't adore Kristian Nairn as Hodor on Game of Thrones? The actor came out as gay in early 2014.


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It doesn't get much more in sync than this:

Lance Bass is now engaged to Michael Turchin!

Michael Turchin and Lance Bass

The singer popped this life-altering question to his boyfriend of nearly two years just a few days ago, sources confirm to Us Weekly.

He reportedly sealed the deal with a black diamond band after texting Turchin's parents for permission, with the aspiring actor hinting at the development via an August 31 Tweet that read "Happiest guy in the world."

"They're such a great couple, everyone is so happy for them," an insiders tells the tabloid. "Their friends and family are thrilled."

Bass, of course, made headlines of a different sort on Sunday during the much-anticipated 'N Sync reunion at the MTV Video Music Awards. We send this couple all our best wishes!

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Last night's N Sync reunion was the talk of the music world, but it looks definitively like a one-off. The fierce five are done once again after that effort.

While N Sync came together as a part of Justin Timberlake's performance, in honor of his Vanguard Award, there is no talk of reforming the band.

Joey Fatone‘s dad, Joseph Fatone, Sr., said “People are hyping this [reunion] as to mean like next month they’ll go on tour, but there’s been no talk of it."

“Yes there are still fanatical fans who hope for one day that N Sync will get back together, but the truth is that they are all doing their own thing now.”

“I don’t think they should pump this up as much. It’s not like they’re going on tour.”

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Justin Timberlake and N Sync will reportedly hold a one-night, much-anticipated (?) reunion this Sunday night at the MTV Video Music Awards.

The New York Post reports that JT and his former bandmates will take the stage together during the show this weekend at the Barclays Center.

The boy band disbanded in 2002.

N Sync Photo

A reunited N Sync, while not confirmed, isn’t the wildest stretch of the imagination for an event of this magnitude, and one made for huge PR stunts.

The crew did reunite last week, too, just not on stage.

J.C. Chasez, Lance Bass, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick were in the VIP section for JT's show with Jay-Z Friday. Will they join him again Sunday?

The Post claims they will celebrate Timberlake collecting the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, for "pioneering and innovative impact" on music videos.

See one of N Sync's "pioneering" efforts after the jump and tell us whether you think a reunion of the former heart throbs on stage would be a good thing:

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This is what you get for trying to show concern for Amanda Bynes.

Early on Thursday, former *NSYNC member Lance Bass referred to the actress' "mental problems" and added that he's worried about his one-time friend, telling People:

“No one is able to get to her. I’m actually really scared for her and I hope someone is able to get to her to give her the help she needs.”

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  • Lance Bass in a Tux

And in response? Bynes tore Bass a new one.

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The influence of Adam Lambert is spreading.

First, images from a shoot Lance Bass did with photographer Mike Ruiz have been released online - and many believe they invoke the former American Idol finalist and his glam style.

We'd sprinkle in a bit of Marilyn Manson, as well, but one thing appears for certain: this ex-boy bander is trying out a new image. What do you think of it?

Meanwhile, Pink took to the stage as part of her Funhouse Summer Carnival tour and covered a song she helped write, "Whataya Want From Me."

The singer said she gave it to someone that could sing it much better than she ever could, but she holds her own in the clip below. Don't you agree?

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Britney Spears wrapped up the U.S. leg of her Circus Tour last night in true Britney fashion.

No, she didn't shave her head, endanger any children or have an unfortunate wardrobe malfunction.

Instead, Spears invited a male audience member on stage and seduced him with a lap dance; this time, though, we doubt it took: the special guest, as seen below, was Lance Bass!

Britney and Lance

Bass got an eyeful during the singer's rendition of "Breathe on Me." Fans in attendance say he smiled and sang along throughout the song. Wrote Britney on her official website:

My good friend Lance surprised me on stage last night for Breathe On Me. It was soooo funny!  Good to see you Lance!

The night before, Miley Cyrus and Melanie Brown caught Britney's concert. Neither of them appeared on stage, though.

Next, the pop star likely heads to Starbucks tonight at 2 a.m. Then, she heads Down Under for a string of dates in Australia in November.

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As embattled Miss California Carrie Prejean can attest, there is controversy being caused by advocates of gay marriage and it is sweeping this nation.

Perhaps she's even seen the new "Gathering Storm" video from The National Organization for Marriage, which has been viewed 500,000+ times online.

The nonprofit organization's mission is "to protect marriage and the faith communities that sustain it." The video, posted April 7, warns of a rapidly developing deluge of same sex unions that real Americans must band together and withstand!

In response, One Tree Hill's Sophia Bush, Scrubs and How I Met Your Mother star Sarah Chalke, Alicia Silverstone, Lance Bass and other celebs got together to shoot "The Gaythering Storm," a Funny or Die parody of the NOM video.

Follow the jump for the original video and the parody - these are two eye-openers for people on either side of the gay marriage debate:

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Here's the bad news: Pedro Andrade and Lance Bass have called it quits.

Here's the good news: The break-up has allowed us to use that witty *NSYNC pun in the headline above.

Lance Bass and Lacey Schwimmer Photo

So it's basically a wash of celebrity gossip.

The couple may have dated for just two months, but our offices were flooded with hate mail regarding Andrade. You'd think he was Simon Monjack or Tameka Foster, as fans wrote in to warn Bass about Pedro's supposed past as a male escort.

But that may have been what drove the singer to the model in the first place. It's hard to say.

Either way, we wish each half of this former couple nothing but the best.

In other sort of gay dating news: How insane is Anne Heche?!?

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Thanks to People for these notes from the world of celebrity romance ...

  • Sacha Baron Cohen and his pregnant, longtime girlfriend Isla Fisher were spotted eating dinner with two male companions at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. The couple talked and laughed for hours with their meal. At one point, Fisher got up and sat on Sacha Baron Cohen's lap.
  • The sexy The Girl Next Door, 24 and Captivity actress Elisha Cuthbert and her hockey player boyfriend, Sean Avery, partied it up at Hyde and looked "really sweet together," holding hands, according to an observer. The pair shared a drink as they chatted up friends and each other.

  • On hand to help friend Justin Timberlake, who was hosting the opening of his N.Y. City restaurant Southern Hospitality, Lance Bass made time for another important guy in his life... new boyfriend Pedro Andrade. Once inside the eatery, Lance Bass and his new beau took a seat near Timberlake, chowing down on biscuits and fried onion rings while chatting up one another.
  • Actress Brittany Murphy and her new husband, thief / con-artist screenwriter Simon Monjack, kept close company during a screening of the film Love and Other Disasters - which stars Brittany Murphy - as part of Los Angeles' Outfest.
  • The Hills stars, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt, enjoyed a sunny lunch at Mogan's Café in the Pacific Palisades after returning from Miami Fashion Week. "They were relaxing, enjoying some time together," a source said, adding, "Heidi has been busy recording some songs with David Foster."

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