coming out

LGBTQ

This Soap Opera Actor Came Out as Gay in the Most Daytime TV Way Possible

Actor Thom Bierdz lets it all hang out in his memoir 'Young, Gay & Restless.'
Matthew Hays
11.26.18
tv

How ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ Perfected the Coming Out Scene

Despite premiering one day before I was born, Buffy was still the most formative show in my high school years.
Avneet Sharma
8.27.18
LGBTQ

Will 'Coming Out' Always Be Necessary?

How long before being straight is no longer the norm, and we won't have to make a big moment of explaining who we are and who we love?
Benjamin Wirström
2.6.18
LGBTQ

'Saturday Church' Shines a Light on Growing Up Trans

'Saturday Church' uses the ball scene, magic realism, and bold musical numbers to plot one child's queer self-actualization.
Naveen Kumar
1.12.18
LGBTQ

Coming Out at Work Is More Complicated Than You Think

After taking a massive survey to understand why many Americans still aren't out at work, we asked the hosts of the podcast 'Nancy' what they found.
Jill Gutowitz
11.4.17
Views My Own

Kevin Spacey's Coming Out Was the Worst in History

The actor's revelation isn't bravery. Let's call it what it is: cowardice.
Steven Blum
10.30.17
LGBTQ

What It's Like to Come Out After 50

For older people, reaching out to the youth-obsessed LGBTQ community for the first time is rarely an ideal experience.
Diane Glazman
8.19.17
LGBTQ

What Happens When the Person You're Dating Comes Out as Non-Binary?

"It gave us more freedom to be and do who and what we wanted."
Belinda Cai
8.9.17
thump news

GRiZ Comes Out In Powerful Personal Essay

"Instead of giving into that fear and sadness, we need to shine. Shine so brightly that it inspires your community to do the same."
Alexander Iadarola
6.7.17
LGBTQ

Why Ellen DeGeneres's Coming Out Was Miraculous

20 years ago today, Ellen said three little words—"Yep, I'm gay"—that went on to define an era.
Elaine Atwell
4.15.17
sex work

Sex Workers Describe the Moment They Told Friends and Family What They Do

"Mum cried when I told her, and blamed her parenting for the choices I'd made."
Samantha Howard
3.16.17
tv

How 'Supergirl' Mirrors My Own Coming-Out Process

Alex Danvers's recent storyline digs into the ongoing complexities that occur during the beginning stages of coming out.
Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya
1.23.17
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