Despite hiking his skirts during the bash-gay-people one-ring circus in Raleigh, he still managed to get the discrimination-against-gay-people ICK all over his polished, corporate self. It may have been Laura Leslie who single-handedly forced him out of the closet (so to speak).
To steal shamelessly from Sir Toby Belch, "Some are born bigots. Some achieve bigotry. And some have bigotry forced upon 'em!"