Ian McKellen to Anderson Cooper: 'I've Never Met a Gay Person Who's Regretted Coming Out' - VIDEO
Said McKellen, discussing a time when homosexuality was illegal: "I was making love until I was about 30 with my live-in boyfriend and we were breaking the law every time we had sex. Breaking the law. We could have been arrested. All the bad laws have gone. But there's a long way to go."
McKellen then praised Obama for coming out for marriage equality, eliciting a big round of applause from the audience.
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