coming out

Vegan

Why People Are More Interested in What I Eat Than Who I Sleep With

Many have reacted more stridently to me being a vegan than to my homosexuality.
Erna Dizdarevic
2.22.18
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

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
11.6.17
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
10.31.17
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
8.21.17
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
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
1.24.17
gay

Skater Brian Anderson on Coming Out: "Like a Hundred Pounds Has Been Lifted off of My Body"

"My friends sent me messages or gave me phone calls and said, 'We're so proud of you.'"
Mike Piellucci
9.30.16
Stuff

What I Miss About Being in the Closet

Life after coming out of the closet is sometimes harder than you'd anticipate—but does it negate the pain of staying closeted?
Drew Nellins Smith
9.30.16
Sports

Brian Anderson on Being a Gay Professional Skateboarder

The skateboarding community worships Brian Anderson as a god, but for many years kept his sexuality a secret from nearly everyone in his life.
VICE Sports
9.27.16
Sports

Is America Ready For Openly Gay Male Athletes in Major Sports Leagues?

Wade Davis II and others speak to the reasons why so many female pro athletes have made that leap, and why no male athletes have followed.
Lyndsey D'Arcangelo DO NOT USE
9.10.16
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