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Why We Need to Talk About Tom Daley
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.
What Tom Daley's Announcement Means for Gay Youth
Screenwriter, film professor, and producer
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
Queer Voices Editor-at-Large, The Huffington Post
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.
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