Robin Roberts shows another act of courage by revealing her sexuality as being a lesbian. The Good Morning America anchor included the name of her girlfriend in an end of year thank you post on Facebook this week.
The television anchor has beaten cancer twice along with revealing her same-sex relationship is yet another act of courage. Yesterday Roberts posted a message noting that she had reached the 100 day mark of beating her bone-marrow transplant.
On Facebook Roberts gave thanks to God, her doctors, and nurses as well as her sister Sally-Ann who was the donor. Roberts went on to say, “I am grateful for my entire family, my long time girlfriend, Amber, and friends as we prepare to celebrate a glorious new year together.”
According to new reports, Roberts have been involved in a same-sex relationship for 10 years and this is the first time she publicly revealed the relationship.
One woman posted on Facebook, “Thank you for coming out. You are such an inspiration to so many.” Some else wrote, “Awesome, things are changing when someone in her position can come out.”
Coming out of the closet revealing her same-sex relationship and beating cancer twice Roberts’s track record demonstrates how courageously she is as a person.