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Gay Coming Out Stories

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

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.02.2014 | Gay 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 10.13.2014 | Gay 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 12.11.2014 | Gay 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 12.11.2014 | Gay 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 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

By Rick Clemons for 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 03.29.2014 | Gay 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 07.08.2013 | Gay 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 04.08.2013 | Gay 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 ...