Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster (b. Alicia Christian Foster; Nov. 19, 1962) is an Oscar-winning American actress, film director, and producer. In her acceptance remarks upon receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 2013 Golden Globe Awards, she commented about her sexual orientation: “I already did my coming out about 1,000 years ago back in the stone age, those very quaint days when a fragile young girl would open up to trusted friends and family and co-workers, and then gradually and proudly to everyone who knew her, to everyone she actually met.”

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Jodie Foster

Who are you to judge Jodie Foster?

Monday, January 14, 2013
I don’t understand this whole philosophy that exists by some in the gay community that doesn’t tolerate any sort of weakness when it comes to a gay celebrity. This whole thing that says if you’re gay, and you’re any sort of celebrity, or have any sort of power, it’s your responsibility to pave the way for every other gay person in the world. I don’t believe its Jodie Foster’s responsibility to make my life easier. I don’t believe it should be the job of any celebrity to make my life easier... [ Read more → ]

Surprise? Jodie Foster’s casual coming out at the Golden Globes

Sunday, January 13, 2013
In a rambling speech at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, actress Jodie Foster appeared to end years of speculation by casually coming out of the closet while accepting the Cecil B. Demille Lifetime Achievement Award. Foster took the stage for an acceptance speech that was anything but predictable. [ Read more → ]
Jodie Foster

LGBT History Month profile: Celebrated actor, director, producer Jodie Foster

Sunday, October 14, 2012
Jodie Foster is a celebrated actor, director and producer. She has received two Academy Awards, two Golden Globes and a Screen Actors Guild Award. [ Read more → ]
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