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Gay Coming Out Stories

WWE's 'Total Divas' Help LGBT Pro Wrestling Fan Come Out to His Parents

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 04.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Wrestling with coming out is seldom easy for members of the LGBT community. Fortunately for Dustin Brown, when he finally decided to open up to his family last fall, he had two unexpected allies in his corner -- cast members of World Wrestling Entertainment's Total Divas.

Carol: A Real Love Story?

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joanne Fleisher

t is not your typical lesbian love story. It lacks some of the passion and hot sex that makes many coming out movies compelling. But, when you encounter a magnetic attraction to someone that will rip your life to shreds, the unfolding of the love story may at first seem understated and unclear. When you are married to a man and your lesbian catalyst appears, anything can happen.

Sam Smith: 'I Came Out When I Was, Like, 4 Years Old'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Sam Smith spoke about his decision to come out ahead of the release of his smash album, "In The Lonely Hour," in a new interview with Ellen DeGeneres....

LOOK: What Happens When People Are Forced To Come Out...As Straight

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A hilarious video looks at a parallel universe where straight people are forced to come out of the closet. The clip, which first appeared on Buzzf...

Coming Out Again!

Blake Skjellerup | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Blake Skjellerup

Upon coming out publicly in May 2010, I thought that that would be last time I would ever have to come out. Boy, was I wrong. Since then I have had to come out again and again. But last week I found myself in a coming-out situation that I had never experienced before, and I wasn't sure what to do.

Young Woman Recounts Coming Out to Her 90-Year-Old Grandpa (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-10-10-20141010AbbyFinksmall.jpgAbby took her girlfriend home to Minneapolis over Labor Day weekend, and, at the insistence of her father, her girlfriend joined them for the family lunch with Grandpa. After an awkward beginning, with Grandpa not knowing who Abby's surprise guest was, Abby's dad stepped in and began the conversation.

What To Do When Your Spouse Comes Out: 6 Unrealistic Expectations

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Rick Clemons for YourTango.com When a spouse comes out, a lot of stuff hits the fan. Yet, does that give the jilted spouse a license to be unre...

Coming Out Stories -- City of Brotherly Love (VIDEO)

Marti Gould Cummings | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marti Gould Cummings

I sit down with Josh Schonewolf to discuss LGBT life in the city of brotherly love, as well as his dramatic exit from the closet at his aunts Hallowee...

My First Time

Tom Judson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Judson

It happened during a student/teacher conference when I was barely 18. Now, before you get your hopes up, I'm not about to divulge that the scene in Through the Woods where I sternly discipline a quartet of truant schoolboys is based on personal experience. This is about a different first time.

Why Coming Out Of The Closet Is Good For Your Health

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

As it turns out, coming out of the closet is good for your health -- if your family members are supportive, that is. A new study conducted by the ...