• I knew that I was a gay boy fairly early; what was interesting to me was that my mother didn’t know. She made me play baseball - I had no desire to do that. I said, ‘Mom, I don’t like direct sunlight, I don’t like bugs, I don’t like grass, and I’d rather be in the house playing with your fabric samples.’

    "Nate Berkus Talks Being Gay, Coming Out And Loss Of Longtime Partner With Joy Behar". October 21, 2012.