By Guest cariyan, July 26, in global entertainment. Bass, who formed 'N Sync with Justin Timberlake, JC Chasez, Joey Fatone and Chris Kirkpatrick, tells People magazine that he didn't earlier disclose his sexuality because he didn't want to affect the group's popularity. Bass has also found headlines for undertaking astronaut training and failing to raise money for a trip into space. Bass says he wondered if his coming out could prompt "the end of 'N Sync.
Lance Bass On Being A Closeted Gay Teen In One Of The World’s Biggest Boy Bands
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Gay men cannot donate blood in the US if they have had sex with another man in the past year, reports The Sun. I want to donate and I'm not allowed. Lance Bass right with husband Michael Turchin. The pair have been married since Lance Bass was a member of s boy band 'NSync. Source:News Limited.
But as the group rode the boy band wave—their smash, No Strings Attached , sold a record-breaking 2. Now, after years of keeping his personal life private, the year-old Bass—the son of Diane, 55, a middle-school teacher, and Jim, 56, who works in real estate—is publicly revealing what he first shared with his friends, then his shocked family. This is the way you were born. The main reason I wanted to speak my mind was that [the rumors] really were starting to affect my daily life. I think a friend of mine might have just asked me.
In July , Bass came out as gay in a cover story for People magazine. Of this experience Bass said, "I was certain from then on that my future was to be involved with space. When Bass was 11 years old, his father was transferred to a different hospital, and the family moved to Clinton, Mississippi  Bass began singing in his Baptist church choir , and was encouraged to audition for local performance groups by his childhood best friend, Darren Dale,  the youngest child of former longtime Mississippi Insurance Commissioner George Dale. He was also a member of a seven-man vocal group named Seven Card Stud, which competed at state fairs and performed at several social and political events for Senator Trent Lott. At Clinton High School, Bass was elected vice president of his junior class  and has said that he performed well in math and science.