that are questionably homosexual who are willing to do things with the right person who can get them in the door. You have to just be out with it.” But I’m genuinely confused because I really, really love this person. Editor's note: This article originally contained a reference to Bryan Singer.
I mostly talk about me coming out to my mother, which was her asking me over a series of a few months, “Are you gay? I met this girl doing a play, and I completely fell in love with her. We dated for like three, four months, and it was slightly sexual. And then I had another best friend who I had come out to throughout this process, and she was like, “You can't string this person along. The hardest thing, though, is finding smart people. I do plenty of self-hating and self-deprecation, you know?
Being on TV just adds another level of difficulty to the dating thing. But this is a contentious issue, and after consideration, we decided to delete the reference.
In New York there is a healthy gay community, and that doesn't exist in L. And so finally I sat this girl down and was like, “Listen I think I’m gay.” And she was like, “Okay, bummer. ” I was like, “Oh, for sure.” We’re still best friends, and we’re going to Hamilton together tonight. My dating life is already pretty shitty because I look like a 12-year-old. In an interview format, we generally let the subject speak his mind.
Whereas Kenny is wide-eyed about his burgeoning sexuality, like a true New Yorker Galvin is forthright about his opinions, or as he calls himself, an “anxiety-ridden, neurotic, nebbishy Jew actor.” It makes him unafraid to say what’s on his mind, whether it’s critiquing Modern Family’s Eric Stonestreet for gay minstrelsy or calling Colton Haynes’s coming out “pussy bullshit.” In a conversation with Vulture, Galvin was also frank about the politics of coming out himself in the industry, which has already cost him a role for being “too gay." Congratulations on the renewal. So once we finally found out, I wasn't even, like, excited. I didn't have to go back to work and wait for this phone call anymore, you know? He has a Chicago poster in his room and a record player, but what the fuck does that mean in terms of who he is as a person? It's important to me that with this slightly revolutionary thing we're doing on network television that I should go full force and follow through as completely as possible. In terms of, like, the kids who watch my show and say thank you for being open about who you are, and playing this character, and bringing a level of authenticity that maybe somebody else wouldn't have. I was like, Well, how did I get so far in the process if I was "too gay"? Somebody who watches our show is maybe blinded by the fact that I play gay on this television show — I'm sure there are a thousand contributing factors. I wanted him to get more and more comfortable with his sexuality as the season progressed. At one point I turned to him and was like, Are you gay?