Teen Wolf’s Charlie Carver: ‘I am gay’

Simon Blish

Yesterday Teen Wolf actor Charlie Carver announced on Instagram that he is gay.

Known to many as Porter Scavo on Desperate Housewives, Carver is now making us swoon as furry heartthrob Ethan on Teen Wolf.

‘Over time, this abstract “knowing” grew and articulated itself through a painful gestation marked by feelings of despair and alienation, ending in a climax of saying three words out loud: “I am gay.” I said them to myself at first, to see how they felt. They rang true, and I hated myself for them. I was twelve. It would take me a few years before I could repeat them to anyone else, in the meantime turning the phrase over and over in my mouth until I felt comfortable and sure enough to let the words pour out again, this time to my family…’

Read the coming out posts in full below.

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