anna paquin costume designer guild awards 2010 fm 'True Blood's' Anna Paquin: 'I just wanted to do my bit' by coming out“True Blood” star Anna Paquin shrugs off the suggestion that she did anything remarkable when she came out as a bisexual earlier this year in a PSA.

“I’m not someone who endlessly talks about her personal life for no reason, 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,” Paquin, who is engaged to co-star Stephen Moyer, tells Zap2it. “So when I was asked to participate in that PSA (for True Colors First, a gay rights organization), it was just an obvious, ‘Well, of course I will.’

]]>Alan Ball, who is openly gay himself. “I thought that was really brave, and I say ‘good for her,'” Ball says. “I like the fact that she doesn’t feel the need to keep that hidden, and she was sort of saying, ‘This is who I am and I am doing this because I want to make a stand for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people, and equal rights for all.’ “But I don’t think it’s that big a deal, really. I was aware of this before, but when I heard that she had made that announcement, I just said, ‘Good for you.’ “ Follow Zap2it and follow Zap2it on Facebook for the latest celebrity news and buzz Photo credit: FilmMagic

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