Roughly a year after coming out gay,
actor Charlie Carver told Entertainment Tonight this week that
he's proud of who he is.
The 28-year-old Carver, who is best
know for his roles as Ethan on MTV's Teen Wolf and Porter
Scavo on ABC's Desperate Housewives, came out last January in
a series of Instagram posts.
“I've always been proud of who I am,”
Carver told the outlet. “I came out to my family when I was 17.”
In I Am Michael, Carver plays
Tyler, a college student who gets involved in a relationship with gay
activist Michael Glatze (played by James Franco) and his boyfriend
Bennett (Zachary Quinto.)
asks whether being gay is choice “in healthy way.”)
Carver said that the movie “awakened”
something in him.
“I just think, 'How can I create?
How can I have the career I want, but also, how can I contribute to
expanding the narrative available to LGBT people and the narrative
for people to see?' … I think there are a lot of stories that
happen to include LGBT voices that aren't told,” site:.
I Am Michael, which premiered in
2015, is available on