Impact of Colton Underwood coming out as gay

The outpouring of support for former “Bachelor” Colton Underwood has received after coming out.
3:24 | 04/15/21

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Transcript for Impact of Colton Underwood coming out as gay
Earnings for more on the impact of coal opens announcement let's go to ABC news contributor LC granderson good morning LG. You know lots of people are already made famous and not famous so why was called in coming out and talking about how his faith. And his sexuality relate to each other why did that so impractical. Is entitled forward for a lot of reasons first and foremost is that he reminds people regular sexual orientation has nothing to do with your very. Also walking in the conversation. In this space com failed to reach a huge community surrenders. Faith. Harm to our position we surrendering because we've been told repeatedly that are our lives to raise that we are very existence is a sense. And we don't feel comfortable in both spaces generally speaking. But there has been a change in this tied. More people who are Christian or Muslim or any other phase. RN brings you all asked. Aspects of themselves and not surrendering any change in opposition to some because they've been bullied so what's important records and embrace that I actually brought home. A lot of combat troops connection to him because of bad because I assume a man of faith argument Christian I'm very bold about it. But I'm also very comfortable a motive while Lionel holistic greens and must sexual orientation so anytime whether their opinions person. Or me or read related person anytime there's an opportunity to step up and embrace or hold so. And sort of fight against bolstered ties to the plus side is for everyone. And bachelor nation is a well established community of fans at this point but rather on the world so. What does this mean for them and a franchise itself. You know that's a fascinating question I know McKinsey has reported. Several. Are executives were the bachelor franchise are considering doing AJ version of it we already saw embers inevitably was born means born or something like that. Like 1015 years ago so we've seen you know federations are you dating sort of reality TV show. Hong preaching only teach you people believe that being said armed to have. Then even in discussions are bringing that to a network perhaps at an ABC. Who knows we're and inadequate because we do know that he's also shooting a documentary award doctor series on his part entire criminal process. Just being able to so. It was BTQ people. Living their lives not in search of anything special for just insert was something people like fine flew over their lives I think you're the plus side. So then there's also the challenges. All Coulter. Because he's going to be now tell what every leader. That always seems to happen when it comes to our someone whose notes. Our microphones yourself in their places organizations started giving them awards and their supports not be as great spokesperson I really hope this doesn't happen to him. Because it's important that he finds a who he is first. Before he starts speaking about who we all are all what we all want some really hope that we're patient. In a Moroccan to go through this process and tried to determine exactly who he is. What he likes what he doesn't like and what you want to speak about as opposed to assuming he's just because it's a Lebanon tomorrow on American are you from spokesperson. Good advice for him and for all of us LC thanks so much. It's for having me. Our pleasure.

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