Wentworth Miller, Jodie Foster, Tom Daley and Raven Symone were among the celebrities who came out gay in 2013.

The 41-year-old Miller publicly came out gay in the course of declining an invitation to attend a film festival in Russia. In subsequent interviews, Miller revealed that he attempted to kill himself several times as a teenager.

Foster made headlines with a Golden Globes non-committal coming out speech.

(Related: Jodie Foster comes out single, suggests she's gay.)

British Olympic diver Tom Daley ended speculation about his sexuality by coming out bisexual. The 21-year-old Daley said in a YouTube clip that he fancied girls and was currently dating a man, rumored to be Milk scribe Dustin Lance Black.

Raven Symone, who is best known for her roles on NBC's The Cosby Show and Disney Channel's That's so Raven, came out lesbian in the course of cheering for recent gay marriage wins.

ā€œI can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you,ā€ she tweeted to hundreds of thousands of followers.

Gay blog Towleroad.com assembled a list of 53 high-profile coming outs in 2013. Included in the list are Kelvin Atkinson, Kristin Beck, Maria Bello, Belle Brockhoff, Anastasia Bucsis, Mister Cee, Ted Chalfen, Charice, Jason Collins, Lucas Cruikshank, Matt Dallas, Clive Davis, Benjamin Deeds, Javier Gonzales, Kevin Grayson, Brittney Griner, Bob Harper, Earvin Johnson III, Tucker Knox, Anton Krasovsky, Sebastian Ligarde, Loki, Chelsea Manning, Ross Mathews, Gary Meier, Mike Michaud, Jim Nabors, Maulik Pancholy, Micah Porter, Will Portman, Jennifer Pritzker, Greg Rikaart, Michelle Rodriguez, Robbie Rogers, Jacob Rudolph, Derek Schell, Andrew Scott, Nikki Sinclaire, Troye Sivan, Rod Snyder, Bobby Steggert, Simon Thibodeau, Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, Brendon Urie, Tuc Watkins, Ben Whishaw, Jenna Wolfe, Darren Young and Jenny Owen Youngs.