Parent article: List of gay, lesbian or bisexual people ; Siblings:. This is a partial list of confirmed famous people who were or are gaylesbian or bisexual. Famous people who are simply rumored to be gay, lesbian or bisexual, are not listed.
Peter arrives, driven in a black S-class Mercedes, the same model he has idling outside with a driver, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, wherever he is in the world. From the hotel emerges a short, fit young man of indiscernible origin. Aside from his Ivy League education, the young man has at this point achieved next to nothing.
Thiel, a co-founder of PayPal, made history Thursday night when he became the first person to publicly announce to the GOP convention that he is gay. I am proud to be a Republican. But most of all, I am proud to be an American.
Gawker founder Nick Denton has already been forced to sell a minority stake to Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg, allegedly to help pay his legal bills in the case. On Monday, The New York Times reported that Denton himself suspected someone, perhaps in Silicon Valley, was funding the suits against Gawker, which specializes in skewering powerful people in tech, business, and media. A day after the Times report was published, Forbes confirmed the involvement of Thiel, who declined to comment on the matter.
And Thiel, it turns out, can hold a grudge. If triggered, the insurance could have meant a higher payout for Hogan but would have protected Denton from personal financial ruin. Hogan and now it turns out Thiel wanted it to be Denton himself who paid for the damages.
Media: Press Releases 29 July London, 29 July — Today, two gay men filed court proceedings to challenge St Vincent and the Grenadines' "buggery" and "gross indecency" laws, which criminalizehomosexuality. Both men, represented by Hogan Lovells and local counsel, assert that their dignity and autonomy are stripped by these laws.
Alina Selyukh. Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, delivers a speech during the final evening session of the Republican National Convention. In an apparent first, a Republican convention speaker on Thursday took the stage during the final, most high-profile night, just minutes before the nominee himself, and uttered these words: "I am proud to be gay.
He was ranked No. Thiel was born in Frankfurt. He moved with his family to the United States as an infant, and spent a portion of his upbringing in Southern Africa before returning to the United States.
The March trial in the Florida city of St. Petersburg has been closely watched by legal experts for its implications for privacy and free expression online. According to the Times, Thiel has had a long feud with Gawker since its article revealing he is homosexual.
Turns out he had some significant backing from a Silicon Valley billionaire. In a fight, it's not just about how slick your moves are or how quickly you get up from the canvas. It's also about who you've got in your corner. Gawker founder Nick Denton had suspected that Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and an early investor in Facebook, was backing the defamation case that Terry Bollea -- better known as Hulk Hogan -- brought against the online publication.