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
Broadly

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.
Amelia Abraham
6.18.18
Radio Motherboard

How Sex Workers Are Standing Up for Themselves, and Each Other

We spoke with escort and indie porn creator Liara Roux about the nation’s first sex work lobbying effort, and what it’s like to come out as a sex worker.
Samantha Cole
6.7.18
Motherboard

Coming Out As a Sex Worker, Coming Out As a Person

Liara Roux writes about coming out in myriad ways to their community, family, and even clients.
Liara Roux
5.25.18
LGBTQ

This North Carolina Band Made the Most Moving Music Video of the Year

Rainbow Kitten Surprise's coming out story, "Hide," follows four New Orleans drag queens and gives a voice to marginalized LGBTQ communities in the South.
Lauren Messman
4.30.18
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
2.21.18
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
11.3.17
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
8.18.17
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
8.8.17
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