Anna Paquin says she never considered her bisexuality to be a secret before she came out to promote gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender equality.
"It wasn't like it was a big secret. It was just a cause I cared about and privately supported, but not one that I had ever had an opportunity to speak out about in a way that would be useful," Paquin told Zap2It's Dish Rag. "Obviously I know that one person's voice doesn't necessarily do that much, but I just wanted to do my bit."
Anna Paquin: I'm bisexual
The True Blood star announced she was bisexual in a PSA video for the True Colors Fund, a nonprofit co-founded by Cyndi Lauper that supports LGBT equality. Paquin, who's engaged to her True Blood co-star Stephen Moyer, said she didn't hesitate to say yes when she was asked to participate.
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"I'm not someone who endlessly talks about her personal life for no reason," she said. "But obviously, as someone who identifies as bisexual, those are issues I really care about — and frankly, I don't see why everyone doesn't care about them."