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LGBT Coming Out

10 Charming Cards To Send Your Friend Who Just Came Out

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 07.09.2015 | Gay Voices

Coming out is never easy. However, for individuals who have never loved or been close to a member of the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGB...

Mom's Reaction To Her Daughter Coming Out Is Absolutely Perfect

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.19.2015 | Gay Voices

Everyone's coming out is different. For 22-year-old Bri Johnson, her lesbian identity didn't seem to be a huge surprise for her mother -- as we can...

Come Out, Come Out, Wherever You Are!

Mia Norton | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Mia Norton

I have come to realize what coming out entails and have learned that it is different for each and every person, but one thing that I have observed to be true is that the most important step in one's journey is coming out to oneself.

The Universal Experience of Coming Out

Dana Beyer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Most human beings are closeted in one form or another. We all have secrets, what are euphemistically called "skeletons in the closet." While in the closet, we lead lives, as Thoreau said, "of quiet desperation." I believe that coming out is so powerful because it is a universal desire.

'Coming Out' or 'Letting In'? Recasting the LGBT Narrative

Robert Espinoza | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Robert Espinoza

A colleague suggests that we reframe "coming out" as "letting in," as in letting others into our lives. The "letting in" frame allows for agency over what to disclose, to whom and when. If coming out is a confession, then letting in is a communion. We share our life stories, not just our secrets.