Star Trek's Zach Quinto On Why He Came Out And How It Affected His Career

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The guy behind the Vulcan ears has a whole other mission and it's to save lives in reality, right here on earth.

Star Trek Into Darkness's Zachary Quinto says he came out in 2011 in response to a rash of teen gay suicides that were happening at the time.

"I felt it incumbent upon me to do something about that if it was in my power, which it was," explains Quinto.

"So for me that was a very specific and emotional time. I felt very grateful for the response that generated and the work on behalf of the LGBT community it has allowed me to do subsequently."

Bravo, Spock! Oh, and get this. Asked if he feels coming out has hindered his career in any way, Quinto says, "Not one bit."

Ooh. Makes you want to say "Beam me out."



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5 comments
williamHK
williamHK

He needs a makeover, unfortunate hipster hair and vetements!

lameatman
lameatman

Just found out that cutie, Chris Pine, has terrible acne scars, on his face. I pride myself on noticing everything, but did not know this , till now. They must have been using Barbra's " Funny Girl" camera filters on all his films. Bab's had hers sanded away - maybe Chris will do the same.

MSpeer
MSpeer

Is he not the cutest? We love Zach Quinto. And Mr. Pine is maturing beautifully!

MrArtTuro
MrArtTuro

"Not one bit."  Refreshing!

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