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‘A Closet Is No Place for a Person to Live’

Former diner server Ash Beckham uses a story about a child frankly questioning her gender to talk about the necessity that bears upon everyone—gay and straight alike—of having difficult conversations.

Posted on Nov 8, 2013 READ MORE



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‘I’m a 34-Year-Old NBA Center. I’m Black. And I’m Gay’

With those courageous words, longtime NBA player Jason Collins made history Monday by coming out as the first openly gay athlete in major professional sports.

Posted on Apr 29, 2013 READ MORE


Watch What Happens When 12th-Grader Comes Out to Entire School

“Most of you see me every day. You see me acting the part of ‘straight’ Jacob, when I am in fact LGBT,” Jacob Rudolph said. “Unlike millions of other LGBT teens who have had to act every day to avoid verbal harassment and physical violence, I’m not going to do it anymore.”

Posted on Jan 23, 2013 READ MORE


Jodie Foster Reveals She’s Gay During Golden Globes Speech

Actress Jodie Foster finally addressed years of media speculation when she casually came out while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement during the Golden Globes on Sunday night. 

Posted on Jan 14, 2013 READ MORE


Let George Takei Help You Come Out This Holiday Season

During Conan O’Brien’s show Tuesday, sidekick Andy Richter advertised a limited-time offer in which he, comedian Deon Cole, the Basic Cable Band and George Takei will tell your family you’re gay.

Posted on Dec 19, 2012 READ MORE



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Anderson Cooper: Gay and Proud of It

Anderson Cooper has long been rumored to be gay. For the most part, however, he’s managed to keep his private life private and has never publicly addressed those rumors (not even in his memoir, released a few years ago). Until Monday, that is.

Posted on Jul 2, 2012 READ MORE


Dad, I’m Gay

A 21-year-old U.S. soldier stationed in Germany called his dad Tuesday morning to tell him that he is gay, and he filmed the entire exchange.

Posted on Sep 20, 2011 READ MORE


A Parent’s Worst Nightmare

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PR Guru Helps Stars Come Out

Despite Hollywood’s reputation for being a liberal hotbed, some stubborn forms of prejudice persist, such as the lingering notion that it’s a potential career-killer for certain high-profile types to come out of the closet. Luckily, those who are willing to try have at least one industry expert ready to give them a hand with the press, the public and their risk-averse bosses.

Posted on Oct 28, 2009 READ MORE


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