In a new spread for V magazine, Anna Paquin discusses her bisexuality openly for one of the first times since she publicly came out in a 2010 PSA for We Give a Damn. She told the mag:
When Anna came out in the viral video, it made a huge impact on the Internet. This was still pre-It Gets Better, and before the more recent good news political actions of the state and federal governments. And when people like Anna are open about their sexualities — especially as a bisexual woman whose sexuality doesn’t become altered because of the gender of the person she is with or married to — it’s a positive example for those who might have the prejudices she speaks of.
Anna previously spoke with Zap2It about her decision to make the announcement, saying:
For Anna, it’s just that simple!
It also appears the actress is not threatened by the fandom her husband and co-star Stephen Moyer is surrounded by on a regular basis. She tells the mag:
I wonder if she fields the same requests!