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="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/09/06/tig-notaro-breast-cancer-treatment-new-york_n_1862583.html">she had breast cancer. </a>

  • Eliot Glazer

    Glazer writes for <em>New York Magazine</em> and co-stars in web series <a href="http://itgetsbetterish.com/#6e8/youtube">"It Gets Betterish"</a> with Brent Sullivan. Follow him <a href="https://twitter.com/eliotglazer">@eliotglazer</a>.

  • Stephen Fry

    Celebrated-actor Fry <a href="http://perezhilton.com/2010-09-20-stephen_fry_claims_that_he_is_ninety_percent_gay#.UGnIofk-vDU">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="https://twitter.com/stephenfry">@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="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-0J9Hqgp1E">George W. Bush </a>and <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QLh4SCclkM">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="https://twitter.com/JAdomian">@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="https://twitter.com/perlapell/status/180841959492030464">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="https://twitter.com/perlapell">@perlapell</a>.

  • Gabe Liedman

    In 2010 he told <em><a href="http://www.theapiary.org/the-apiary/2010/5/19/inside-with-gabe-liedman.html">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="https://twitter.com/gabeliedman">@gabeliedman</a>.

  • Ellen DeGeneres

    Degeneres made headlines in 1997 when she <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xKfEdjlRxSk">came out</a> on her show "Ellen." Follow her <a href="https://twitter.com/TheEllenShow">@TheEllenShow</a>.

  • Dave Holmes

    Holmes is best known for his hosting gigs on MTV. He now hosts the podcast <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/166825195/a-drink-with-dave-season-two">"A Drink With Dave."</a> Follow him <a href="https://twitter.com/DaveHolmes">@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="http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/29/magazine/29wwln-domains-t.html?_r=0">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="https://twitter.com/margaretcho">@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="https://twitter.com/helloross">@helloross</a>.

  • Simon Amstell

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

  • Wanda Sykes

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

  • Kevin Allison

    Allison told <em><a href="http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2011/01/kevin_allison_was_born_with_th.html">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="https://es.twitter.com/TheKevinAllison">@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="https://twitter.com/fortunefunny">@FortuneFunny</a>.

  • Todd Glass

    This year Todd Glass publicly came out on the <a href="http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_245_-_todd_glass">"WTF With Marc Maron"</a> podcast. Follow him <a href="https://twitter.com/ToddGlass">@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="https://twitter.com/erinfoleycomic">@erinfoleycomic</a>.