There was a time, not that long ago, that coming out of the closet was looked at as a career killer in the entertainment industry. But, thankfully, we’re now living in a world with more openly gay celebrities than ever before.
In celebration of the progress our society has made, let’s take a look back at how far some of the biggest out actors in the business have come—evolving from cute kids to hunky Hollywood heartthrobs before our very eyes.
A video by LGBT World Channel that was posted by YouTuber Mikesterz provides a highlight reel of celeb photos from then and now, for the ultimate gay #tbt.
Who experienced a glow up? Who had their good looks since childhood? And who looks exactly the same? Find out below