Thursday, October 11 marked the 24th annual National Coming Out Day, a day that honors those who are living openly as gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered. But even though the day has been around for nearly a quarter century, as Jimmy Kimmel put it, it can't be a real holiday until it has its own Charlie Brown special. Fortunately, that issue has been remedied.

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  • Tig Notaro

    Notaro is now writing for Amy Schumer's new show. She made news recently for a stand-up set she did at Largo where she announced that <a href="">she had breast cancer. </a>

  • Eliot Glazer

    Glazer writes for <em>New York Magazine</em> and co-stars in web series <a href="">"It Gets Betterish"</a> with Brent Sullivan. Follow him <a href="">@eliotglazer</a>.

  • Stephen Fry

    Celebrated-actor Fry <a href="">wrote</a> in his autobiography <em>The Fry Chronicles</em> "I am only '90 per cent gay,' which is of course pretty damned gay, but every now and again on my path through life I have met a woman in the 10 per cent bracket." Follow him <a href="">@stephenfry</a>.

  • Brent Sullivan

    Speaking of Brent Sullivan, he's also a stand-up comedian.

  • James Adomian

    Adomian is known for his killer impressions like <a href="">George W. Bush </a>and <a href="">Jesse Ventura</a>. But in this clip he talks about how a large majority of villains come off as gay in TV and Films. Follow him <a href="">@JAdomian</a>.

  • Paula Pell

    Pell writes for "Saturday Night Live" and was recently seen as Tammy Zero on "Parks and Recreation." In March <a href="">Pell tweeted</a> "I never chose to be a lesbian. I just always fell in love with great people who I eventually went to the gym with and realized were women." Follow her <a href="">@perlapell</a>.

  • Gabe Liedman

    In 2010 he told <em><a href="">The Apiary</a></em> "I am always kind of scared to do my super gay material in front of straight crowds and straight comedians, but it always goes over well." Follow him <a href="">@gabeliedman</a>.

  • Ellen DeGeneres

    Degeneres made headlines in 1997 when she <a href="">came out</a> on her show "Ellen." Follow her <a href="">@TheEllenShow</a>.

  • Dave Holmes

    Holmes is best known for his hosting gigs on MTV. He now hosts the podcast <a href="">"A Drink With Dave."</a> Follow him <a href="">@DaveHolmes</a>.

  • Mario Cantone

    Cantone is known for his role as Anthony Morentino on "Sex And The City."

  • Margaret Cho

    In an interview with <em><a href="">New York Times Magazine</a></em> Cho said ""I refer to myself as gay, but I am married to a man. Of course, I've had relationships with women, but my politics are more queer than my lifestyle." Follow her <a href="">@MargaretCho</a>.

  • Ross Mathews

    Matthews started out at "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" and now makes regular appearances on "Chelsea Lately." Follow him <a href="">@helloross</a>.

  • Simon Amstell

    Amstell hosted "Nevermind the Buzzcocks," but now he is focusing on his comedy career. Follow him <a href="">@SimonAmstell</a>.

  • Wanda Sykes

    In this clip Sykes announces "It's harder being gay than it is being black." Follow her <a href="">@Iamwandasykes</a>.

  • Kevin Allison

    Allison told <em><a href="">New York Magazine</a> </em>that the most he'd ever paid for a haircut was twenty dollars because "I was born with the 'queer' but not with the 'eye.'"Follow him <a href="">@TheKevinAllison</a>.

  • Fortune Feimster

    Feimster appeared on "Last Comic Standing" in 2010 and now she writes and is an occasional round table guest on "Chelsea Lately." Follow her <a href="">@FortuneFunny</a>.

  • Todd Glass

    This year Todd Glass publicly came out on the <a href="">"WTF With Marc Maron"</a> podcast. Follow him <a href="">@ToddGlass</a>.

  • Erin Foley

    In this clip Foley talks about her relationship saying "She's amazing" and then jokes "She meaning I'm gay. Take a second." Follow her <a href="">@erinfoleycomic</a>.