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Coming Out of the Closet

Coming Out of the Infertility Closet to HAVEABABY

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

The fertile public at large may not know it, but there's something called "The Infertility Closet." It's where one in eight people choose to either ...

'Modern Family' Star Confirms He's Gay In A Totally Nonchalant Way

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.23.2015 | Gay Voices

"Modern Family" actor Reid Ewing opened up about his struggles with body dysmorphia in a blog for HuffPost Healthy Living last week. The 27-year-old ...

Passion Pit Frontman Comes Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.10.2015 | Gay Voices

The lead singer for popular indietronica band Passion Pit has come out as gay. As reported by SPIN, frontman Michael Angelakos shared the revelation ...

Transgender Woman Comes Out To Her Mom With Dementia '100 Times A Year'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.30.2015 | Gay Voices

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Here's What Happens When A Gay Entrepreneur Comes Out

Jonathan Li | Posted 10.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Jonathan Li

Being a gay entrepreneur in the closet sucks. You fear that you may lose the biggest client after coming out. You feel uncomfortable about being yourself. You feel like hiding part of yourself.

Teen Football Star Reveals His Coming Out Struggle

OutSports | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.27.2015 | Gay Voices

Student body president. Recruited football player. Loads of friends. Caring family. Miserable. Coping with suicidal thoughts. That was me in high sch...

Coming Out of the Closet: When Do You Know and When Do You Go?

Raina Bowe | Posted 10.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Raina Bowe

It seems to reinforce the idea that the age at which people start to understand their sexual orientation really can happen at any time. Basically, anytime is a normal time.

Americans Are Coming Out On Facebook In Record Numbers And It's Fantastic

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.16.2015 | Gay Voices

At least when it comes to social media, Americans are coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) in record numbers.  In honor of...

YouTube Star Trevor Moran Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.13.2015 | Gay Voices

Social media star and former "X-Factor" hopeful Trevor Moran has come out as gay.  Moran, 17, released a music video for his new song, ...

Andy Cohen Shares His Coming Out Story

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 10.11.2015 | Gay Voices

Andy Cohen marked National Coming Out Day by interviewing his parents, Ev and Lou, on SiriusXM's "Andy Radio" this weekend. On the deb...

Michael Sam Believes He'd Be In The NFL Now If He Hadn't Come Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.28.2015 | Gay Voices

Michael Sam believes he'd be playing in the NFL right now if he hadn't come out as gay when he did. Sam, 25, told sportscaster Dan Patr...

Princeton Football Player Comes Out Just Days Before Kickoff

Associated Press | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.16.2015 | Gay Voices

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LGBT People Reveal The ONE Thing They Wish They'd Known Before Coming Out

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.07.2015 | Gay Voices

  For many, coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) is still a significant and challenging rite-of-passage. Of course, identi...

Fashionably Late: A Lifeline For Older Men Coming Out

William Dameron | Posted 09.05.2015 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

The closet seems like a vestige from a darker time. Many young LGBT people never experienced the repression, but there is an older generation of men who closed the door decades ago and now find themselves tentatively stepping out into a terrifying world. They often feel alone.

WATCH: 5 LGBT Celebrities Share Their Coming-Out Stories

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.30.2015 | Gay Voices

The process of coming out as gay, lesbian, bisexual or any other non-heteronormative sexual identity can be both daunting and cathartic. Even after mu...

13 Vloggers Who Perfected The Art Of Coming Out On YouTube

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.16.2015 | Gay Voices

 Coming out. We all know what that phrase means. We don’t wonder if someone is “coming out of the bathroom” or if a debutante ...

Is It Okay to Out Someone?

James Owens | Posted 07.22.2015 | Gay Voices
James Owens

Over the course of my life I have come across a number of closet cases, each with their own range of reasons for hiding their true self; every excuse becoming more and more absurd with every step toward equality. Come on people, it's 2015!

Why Ian McKellen Says Using Facebook Is Like Coming Out Of The Closet

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 07.13.2015 | Gay Voices

One big difference between Ian McKellen and his "Mr. Holmes" co-star Laura Linney is that while Linney doesn't use social media, McKellen has develope...

B*got vs. F@ggot

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Catholic Vote has created a video, "Not Alone," in opposition to last week's Supreme Court ruling granting same-sex couples the right to marry. On their website, they tell us that the video is about "6 courageous young people" who want to "tell the world" that they are not afraid to express their views against same-sex marriage. This video is offensive. Here's why.

Curtis M. Wong

A Look At Ethics Of Gay Sex Games, Power Play On The NYC Stage | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.10.2015 | Gay Voices

Playwright David Rhodes hopes "Consent," his new off-Broadway drama, sheds light on intimate aspects of gay relationships that have yet to be explored...

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

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay 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...

Now THIS Is How You Come Out To Your Grandma

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Coming out is complicated -- no matter where on the queer spectrum you fall. In order to make the process of coming out of the closet easier for ot...

Student Comes Out In Graduation Speech After Another In A Different School Is Barred

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 06.03.2015 | Gay Voices

DENVER (AP) — A high school valedictorian received a standing ovation when she came out as gay during her graduation speech in the Colorado mountain...

What It's Like To Come Out Later In Life

Ken Solin | Posted 05.14.2015 | Fifty
Ken Solin

When Bruce Jenner came out as transgender, it made me think about boomers coming out of whatever closet they've spent much of their lives in. Whether transgender, gay or lesbian, as a straight, male boomer I wanted to understand their experience, to know how it feels for someone to come out late in life.

This High School Football Player Came Out In A Hilarious Way

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.05.2015 | Gay 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...