intro: Time was, coming out of the closet meant People magazine covers and "Exclusive!" banners.
No longer. While coming out remains an occassion of huge importance for many public figures, the route of choice these days is to casually mention your sexuality in an interview, drop it into conversation, or make your manifesto in an email and let your friend release it to the world at large, as Anderson Cooper did today.
Click through to see how Cooper and three other stars have come out...Full Story