Ed Team

NPH: Not a Role Model

Filed By Ed Team | November 18, 2011 8:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Quote of the Day
Tags: gay heroes, gay role models, Neil Patrick Harris, role models

"I sort of go out of my way not to be Soap Box Johnny. We're super happy to lead by example, but even to define ourselves in any kind of leadership position I think is awkward. I cringe when I hear people say they consider themselves role models."

-- Actor Neil Patrick Harris to Instinct magazine

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Good for them. I'm wary of celebrities who elect themselves as role models or gay icons.