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Coming Out Gay

Underwear Models Share Their Coming Out Stories... In Their Underwear

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

We can hardly believe it ourselves, but Pride month is already here. In recognition of Queer Pride 2015, underwear designer Andrew Christian sat do...

This High School Football Player Came Out In A Hilarious Way

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a telling move of the times that we live in, Sean Warren, a high school football player at Pinnacle High School in Phoenix, Arizona, came out in No...

WATCH: Family Has Horrifying, Violent Reaction To Son's Coming Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sometimes coming-out stories are heartwarming tales of acceptance and love. Other times they are tragic accounts of abandonment and abuse. Daniel ...

LOOK: The Text This Guy Sent After Unexpectedly Learning His Brother Is Gay Is Awesome

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

This warms our cold hearts. When Reddit user thecly provided his brother with his username so that he could see a discussion he was engaged in on t...

Why You Shouldn't Fear Coming Out If You're Over 50

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rick Clemons for As the gay marriage movement gains momentum and even the president is on board with the idea of it, more and more...

WATCH: A Father's Incredible Journey To Coming Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

And here you thought you were going to make it through the day without crying! In this inspiring video, 25-year-old Ben Hobson shares the story abo...

Openly Gay College Athletes Explain What It's Like To Come Out To Their Team

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.17.2014 | College

Derrick Gordon, a sophomore starter for the University of Massachusetts men's basketball team, publicly came out last week, making him the firstly ope...

WATCH: Here's What To Expect When You Tell Someone You're Gay

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When the time comes to tell someone that you're gay, the reactions are always going to be a mixed bag depending on your prior relationship with that p...

13 Celebrities Who Faced Gay Rumors...And Then Came Out Of The Closet

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

While coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in Hollywood, sports or politics has become increasingly less taboo, these experience...

Why 'Project Runway' Mentor Never Came Out To His Family

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Over a year after revealing he'd been celibate for 29 years, Tim Gunn is making headlines with another surprising personal admission. The "Project...

So I've Come Out to My Christian Parents... Now What? Part 2: Things to Remember About Yourself as an Adult Child

Linda Robertson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Linda Robertson

I want to remind you of some things that you are probably going to have to remind yourself of many times as you work through this with your parents, especially if they aren't proving to be as accepting and affirming as you had wished, and even more so if they are downright cruel.

WATCH: 20 Ways To Tell The World You're Gay

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

YouTube vlogger Jonathan Russell -- who goes by Russ and is affectionately known as "Your Favorite Gay Marine" -- and his boyfriend Matt are back with...

Steelers Quarterback Sounds Off On Gay Athletes

Out Sports | Cyd Zeigler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

When I approached Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback Landry Jones for my short interview at the NFLPA Rookie Premiere last week, I noticed two thi...

Brittney Griner: My Coach Wanted To Keep My Sexuality A Secret

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Brittney Griner, the lesbian basketball star who has been praised for being "out and proud," recently revealed that her Baylor University basketball c...

How I Lost My Grandmother to God and Being Gay

Mikey Rox | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mikey Rox

Eventually, though, I grew up. I wasn't that cherubic ginger grandson on whom they once doted. I went through puberty. I started experimenting sexually. I came out. And that's where this relationship starts to hurt.

Mika Comes Out: 'If You Ask Me Am I Gay, I Say Yeah'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

He's avoided questions about his personal life for years, but now, British pop singer Mika is going public about his sexuality in a new interview. ...

Is “Coming Out” Passé?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Coming out as a lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender person has, for many years, been an act that is not only emotionally difficult but that could ha...

Queer Women Like Me, Er, Her

Jonathan Lewis | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
Jonathan Lewis

Rajasvini "Vini" Bhansali, the super-charged, super-smart CEO of the International Development Exchange, recently talked with me on camera about community and coming out as a 19-year-old "queer woman like me."

It's Time: Yes, I'm Gay, and I'm Unapologetic

Troy Roness | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Troy Roness

Telling a few loved ones that I'm gay has been interesting, but most people who know me are learning this for the first time as they read this piece. Aug. 31, 2010 was a first step. On that day I received the craziest response: acceptance. That's the response I'd feared.