In the statement, posted to his official Twitter account, the actor acknowledged there being rumours about his sexuality in the industry and beyond.
"I have loved and had romantic encounters with men throughout my life, and I choose now to live as a gay man", Kevin said in the statement.
The tweet also briefly addressed allegations of sexual misconduct against 'Star Trek: Discovery' actor Anthony Rapp.
"I'm beyond horrified to hear his story", it said. "If I did behave then as he describes, I owe him the sincerest apology for what would have been deeply inappropriate drunken behaviour".
The full statement is below.
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What do you do in your day-to-day life?I'm what's known as 'fulltime freelance' which is a fancy way to say I don't have a proper job! My current projects are the MELT Queer Arts Festival which I direct at Brisbane Powerhouse, and the Integrity 20 human rights conference/festival which I produce for Griffith University.Read more: