Famous YouTuber, Connor Franta is known for having over 5 million subscribers, and he has a huge fanbase for what he does. People love watching his videos and enjoy it thoroughly. But do you know that he is a gay? Surprised? So were we when we first heard of it. Well, let's take a good look at his sexual claims.
Connor Opening Up as Gay!
Connor Franta initially denied the fact about him being a gay on a video posted on his Youtube channel back in 2011.
Caption: Connor denying his Gay Sexuality.
Published Date: Jun 12, 2011.
But major shock hit the people when he uploaded a video three years later revealing that he is a gay.
Caption: Connor confesses he is a "GAY."
Published on Dec 8, 2014.
In the video, he confessed that he was "terrified" to accept his sexuality at first, but now he accepts his sexuality with pride, and we salute him for the courage.
Connor Boyfriend and Dating Rumors!
Back in 2013, Connor revealed he had three past relationships in one of his videos, but did not specify either it was a girl or a boy.
Caption: 25 facts about Connor Franta by Connor Franta.
Published on Jun 17, 2013.
Later in 2015, dating rumors flashed between Connor Franta and Troy Sivan, that created a sensation all over the media.
The rumors first ignite when Sivan used the phrase "my beautiful boyfriend" in the notes of his new album, which people thought to be referred to Connor.
Although a casual fan tweeted the note, it caused people to speculate him referring to his fellow Youtube star who he loves having a good time with.
In the note, Troy thanked everyone who made the album possible which majorly includes his friends and family and if you read the note carefully, his shoutout to the "beautiful boyfriend" is clearly visible.
Moreover, a fan even claimed to have spotted Franta kissing Sivan on the cheek, sending the fandom of both of them into a frenzy.
Furthermore, Sivan also tweeted that he was in love after wishing Connor on his birthday which adds more fuel to the rumor.
the happiest of birthdays to a guy who makes me hella happy. @ConnorFranta enjoy your day ????— troye sivan (@troyesivan) September 12, 2015
However, without any official statement from the involved parties, the acceptance or refusal of the rumor remains irrelevant.
Awards and Accolades:
Connor Franta was awarded GLSEN Respect Awards 2016 for his undying contribution for youth welfare and LGBTQ advocacy. He is well known for his Youtube work, but the contributions he made in the field of Youth and LGBT welfare was something he became more famous for. Dr. Eliza Byard, GLSEN executive director said,
“It is such a pleasure to announce the first of our honorees for the 2016 GLSEN Respect Awards – Los Angeles, Connor Franta has carried the message of respect to millions of young people online, and his authentic self-expression is the type that we envision for all of the youth we serve.”
So, now we know that he is equally active for other causes too. Well done Connor!#Internet Celebrity #YouTuber