coming out

Two sisters came out at the same time in the most perfect text convo ever

Siblings are the best sometimes.

Karen Fratti | December 1, 2016 - 5:44 pm

11 LGBTQ people share their coming out stories

While the way we see celebrities come out can range from pretty bizarre, but effective, to seriously epic and kind of unexpected, the way non-famous people choose to come out…

Lane Moore | October 11, 2016 - 3:29 pm

Bella Thorne Comes Out As Bisexual By Posting Photos Kissing Her Brother’s Ex

Thorne recently broke up with her boyfriend, actor Gregg Sulkin, so she can kiss whoever she wants, but the girl she chose happens to be her brothers ex-girlfriend, Bella Pendergast.

Lauren Holter | August 24, 2016 - 12:15 pm

Smithers Finally Comes Out As Gay In Episode Of ‘The Simpsons’, Inspired By Writer’s Gay Son

Smithers’s sexuality has been an open secret on The Simpsons for a long time. The character is Mr. Burns’s assistant and has been in love with his boss since the…

Katrin Higher | April 3, 2016 - 1:30 pm

Coming Out Forever and Ever

Coming out of the closet is like having a gay bat mitzvah. It’s a rite of passage during an awkward era of your life full of questionable fashion choices and…

Morgan Cohn | March 17, 2016 - 12:30 pm

Taiwanese McDonald’s Is Boycotted After Ad of Son Coming Out to His Dad Is Released

A new McDonald’s commercial in Taiwan called “Acceptance” has rocked some homophobic customers who can’t handle the sweet message of a young man coming out as gay to his father…

Katrin Higher | March 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm

Sorry, Coming Out As Christian Is Not The Same As Coming Out As Gay

Buzzfeed contributor Katherine Myers wrote a personal essay that probably didn’t need to be written.

My response will be small, it will just be to tell you to…

Katrin Higher | October 10, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Watch This Series On The Reality Of Gay Conversion Therapy

VICE has finished up its three-part series on gay conversion therapy. [VICE]
Erskine College in South Carolina has issued a statement that it is officially anti-gay, after two…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 27, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Four in 10 Teenage Girls Report Being Coerced Into Sex

More than 40 percent of high school-aged girls in England report being coerced into sex. [The Guardian]
A memo to Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions: Judges who disagree with…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 11, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Ellen Page Gets Emotional About How Much Happier She Is Since Coming Out

“I knew I would be a happier person … I did not anticipate just how happy I would feel in every aspect of my life. Just an ease and a…

Claire Hannum | May 1, 2014 - 12:30 pm

A Mother’s Amazing Letter To Her Gay Son Makes Us Feel All The Feelings

Earlier this week, teenager Zach Gibson came out as gay on Facebook. His mother found out about her son’s sexual orientation through the social networking site and penned the touching…

Julie Gerstein | September 5, 2013 - 5:00 pm

Raven-Symone Comes Out On Twitter

Raven-Symoné seeming came out publicly on Twitter today, tweeting, “I can finally get married! Yay government! So proud of you!” She also retweeted a follower who wrote. “She been…

Jessica Wakeman | August 2, 2013 - 8:00 pm
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