Neil Patrick Harris Says Straight Girls 'Still Want to Marry Me'

PHOTO: Neil Patrick Harris appears on the cover of Out Magazines April 2014 issue. Michael Muller/Out Magazine
Neil Patrick Harris appears on the cover of Out Magazine's April 2014 issue.

No one would ever call Neil Patrick Harris homophobic ... well, except maybe himself.

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The "How I Met Your Mother" actor, who is gay, is returning to Broadway in the rock musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

In the musical, Harris a transgender glam rock singer from East Germany.

"Hedwig is bringing up a lot of super insecure things within me," Harris told Out magazine. "I have never thought drag was intoxicating, I've never had a fun drunken Halloween in drag, never been in heels, really."

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In addition, Harris who has two kids -- Gideon and Harper with fiance David Burtka -- said women could care less that he's gay.

"I've found that a lot of girls have no issue with me being gay," he said. "They still want to marry me. And I love that."

He added, "I've lived my whole life being attracted by masculinity -- it's why I like guys. I'm not a super effete person, and I have to turn into that, and in doing so it brings up a lot of homophobic insecurities within myself."