Matt Bomer Calls Fatherhood a 'Profound Gift' and a 'Daunting Challenge'

Matt Bomer is open to everything fatherhood brings – the joys, the difficulties and everything in between.

“I love it,” the actor told PEOPLE Monday at the premiere of HBO’s The Normal Heart in Los Angeles. “It’s the most profound gift and the most daunting challenge at times.”

Matt Bomer Comes Out

Matt Bomer, the star of USA’s White Collar, quietly came out over the weekend, thanking his partner and children at the Steve Chase Humanitarian Awards on Saturday.

Bomer, 34, received the New Generation Arts and Activism Award for his activism in the fight against HIV/AIDS at the awards show, and paid tribute to his partner, publicist Simon Halls, and their three children in his acceptance speech.