SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) – Actress Cynthia Nixon is trying to clarify her earlier remarks that got her in hot water with some fellow gay rights activists.
The “Sex and The City” star’s personal life became an exercise in the politics of sexual orientation last week when The New York Times Magazine quoted Nixon saying that for her, being gay was a conscious choice. Nixon has been in a relationship with a woman for eight years. Before that, she spent 15 years and had two children with a man.READ MORE: Pandemic-Inspired Art Greets Visitors to Newly-Reopened San Francisco Museums
After some gay rights activists complained that Nixon’s remarks could be used to deny a biological basis for homosexuality, the actress on Monday released a statement to The Advocate magazine explaining she is technically bisexual, and not by choice.READ MORE: East Bay Entrepreneurs Eager for Red Tier Easing to Boost Business
Nixon told the magazine: “What I have `chosen’ is to be in a gay relationship.”MORE NEWS: UC Researchers Find North Coast Kelp Forest Nearly Wiped Out
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