June 29, 2011
At the start of the Showtime series, "Shameless", Ian (played by Cameron Monaghan) was secretly involved in a same-sex love affair with Kash, the owner of the convenience store that he works at. The closeted Ian is confronted by his older brother when he discovers a stash of gay porn that Ian had been hiding. At the close of season 1, Ian reveals to his sister that he is gay, however she already knows. On his role, Monaghan states, "I¿m not gay myself, but I¿m always happy to represent the gay community, especially with a really strong, realistic role like Ian."