Newlyweds Lance Bass and Michael Turchin say it's okay for closeted lawmakers who oppose rights to be outed against their will.

Bass and Turchin's December wedding was the subject of a groundbreaking E! special which aired Thursday.

Appearing on The Meredith Vieira Show, host Meredith Vieira asked the couple about an openly gay Alabama lawmaker's threat to reveal the adulterous affairs of colleagues who oppose marriage equality based on so-called family values.

(Related: AL Rep. Patricia Todd threatens to “out” affairs of colleagues opposed to gay marriage.)

“I think you have to keep politicians honest,” said Bass, who rose to fame as a member of the boy band NSync. “I'm never about outing people at all but when it comes to voting against my right to live my life the way I want to and my pursuit of happiness? Then, I'm all for it. Out them.”

“If you're going to work to suppress a group of people and yet you are living – in your eyes – an equally immoral life, if someone wants to make you accountable, then I think they should,” Turchin added.

Bass' sexuality was the subject of intense media speculation before he came out publicly in 2006 on the cover of People.