As Gossip Cop reported, Stewart officially came out during her "Saturday Night Live" monologue last month after years of being ambiguous about the subject. In a new interview with The Guardian, the actress talks about now becoming an inspiring figure in the LGBT community. "That’s been nothing but positive," she says. "I mean, it's hard to talk about. I don’t want to seem presumptuous, because everyone has their own experience. The whole issue of sexuality is so grey." Stewart adds, “I’m just trying to acknowledge that fluidity, that greyness, which has always existed. But maybe only now are we allowed to start talking about it."
Stewart is one of the few A-list actresses who's out of the closet, but she believes "things are changing" in regard to gay celebrities being in the mainstream. "I don't think I would have approached my life differently if that hadn’t been the case," she admits. "But who knows? Individually we are all part of that change and so I can take some credit for it, I guess."
The actress continues, "There's no reason why I should shy away from that. But all the prejudice; it’s going for sure." Stewart does contend that LGBT people "still have some horrendous f**king experiences," but goes on to say, "It's cool that you don’t have to nail everything down anymore. That whole certainty about whether you’re straight or gay or whatever." The actress concludes, "You’re not confused if you’re bisexual. It’s not confusing at all. For me, it’s quite the opposite.”
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