coming out


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.'


The Affirming—But Bittersweet—Experience of Watching YouTube Coming Out Videos

I expected the clips from LGBTQ vloggers to be too earnest and saccharine, but I fell down the wormhole anyway.


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?


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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."


What It's Like to Come Out as Asexual

A New Zealander, an Australian and a Canadian on the conversations that changed their lives forever.


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.


Young Kiwis Tell Us What it's Like To Come Out in New Zealand

Is it really all sunshine and rainbow flags?