See 50 Gay Male Actors When They Were Young

Matt Bomer went from sharing a sweet smile to showcasing a six-pack.

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.

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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.

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Who experienced a glow up? Who had their good looks since childhood? And who looks exactly the same? Find out below


Adam Salandra is a writer, performer and host in Los Angeles. When he's not covering the latest in pop culture, you can find him playing with his French Bulldog puppy or hovering over the table of food at any social gathering.