06/12/2013 10:47 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Facebook User Comes Out As Gay With 'Closet' Photograph

Coming out of the closet as gay can be a challenging process for many people, but one Facebook user took a very clever approach.

Reddit user RyanSmithN posted the following photograph, which he says he uploaded to Facebook to tell friends that he's gay:

The photograph has since gone viral in the blogosphere since being posted on Reddit.

Looking for other clever ways to come out? Jonathan Russell (who goes by Russ and is affectionately known as "Your Favorite Gay Marine") and his boyfriend Matt have released a sensational new video that offers 20 other creative ways to tell the world you're gay.

Among the more inventive: playing charades, leaving clues around the house, using your pets and saying it with food.


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