December 30th, 2013
09:56 PM ET

"Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts reveals she's gay

In a surprise Facebook post Sunday, "Good Morning America" anchor Robin Roberts publicly acknowledged that she's gay.

In the post, Roberts expressed gratitude for her long-time girlfriend, Amber, which was met with an outpouring of support from her fans.

Nischelle Turner reports on how the announcement has also opened a broader discussion about how celebrities speak about their sexual orientation.

CNN Contributor and ESPN columnist LZ Granderson, actor and GLAAD Spokesperson Omar Sharif Junior and radio host Stephanie Miller share their thoughts on Roberts' reveal.

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