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LGBTI celebs slam Kevin Spacey for coming out after alleged sexual assault on teen

LGBTI celebs slam Kevin Spacey for coming out after alleged sexual assault on teen

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The entertainment industry was shaken today after accusations against Kevin Spacey.

Actor Anthony Rapp, who stars as the first gay character in Star Trek history, alleges Spacey made a sexual advance on him in 1986 when he was just 14.

People around the world have taken to Twitter to share their outrage at Spacey using these accusations as a prompt to officially come out as gay.

Actors, journalists, authors and influencers alike have all come out against Kevin Spacey conflating being gay with his unwanted advances on 14-year-old Rapp.

Actress Wanda Sykes, presenter Sue Perkins and author Dan Savage are among those who have spoken out.

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