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Tom Daley Coming Out

Why We Need to Talk About Tom Daley

John Forde | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
John Forde

The media response to British Olympic diver and teen pin-up Tom Daley announcing this week that he is in a relationship with a man only confirms why we need more coming-out narratives.

Tom Daley Is 20 Years Younger Than Dustin Lance Black... So What?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Historically, gay men have engaged in intergenerational relationships -- among consenting adults -- probably more than straight people have. One reason is that we've had to find each other and teach each other about ourselves, and often that's been about older people teaching younger people.

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

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.06.2013 | Gay Voices

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

Why Tom Daley's Coming Out Video Was Pretty Much Perfect

Wayne Dhesi | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Wayne Dhesi

Tom Daley could have come out by doing a magazine interview, holding hands with his boyfriend in public or writing a book. It doesn't matter how he did it; he did it in the way he wanted to, and in my opinion he did it really well. His video is beautiful, honest, personal, inspiring and emotional.

What Tom Daley's Announcement Means for Gay Youth

Jack Bryant | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Jack Bryant

To today's LGBTQ youth who look up to out celebrities like Tom, the idea that they are "allowed" to entertain the same romantic fantasies as their straight friends is a big deal. I know that having someone like Tom on my radar would have made a big difference to me growing up.

Tom Daley and Maria Bello: Coming Out as None of the Above

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Looking at all the recent comings out among celebrities, Daley and Bello provide yet another way for public figures to announce who they are (even if they're not exactly choosing what category they fit in). And that gives young people who may be LGBT even more options.

Tom Daley's Grandparents Offer Awesome Response To His Coming Out

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.03.2013 | Gay Voices

British Olympic diver Tom Daley sent shockwaves (and heart palpitations) through the gay community yesterday when he announced via a YouTube video tha...