Today is National Coming Out Day, and it always finds a way to creep up and pummel me with a fist of emotions. This day reminds me of the journey I've been on for nearly seven years—from the torment of the closet to the proud, open person I see in the mirror now. See, coming out is not a one-shot deal. It begins with a finite moment, of course, but coming out is an infinite expedition in the life of a homosexual.
NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY
In honor of National Coming Out Day, this life coach offers 10 ridiculous reasons to stay IN the closet. Get ready to laugh, because if you believe any of these silly tips, we've got an iceberg in Arizona for sale.
This Friday marks the 25th anniversary of National Coming Out Day, where The Human Rights Campaign encourages the celebration of coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or as an ally of the LGBT community. Here, four inspiring people offer their coming-out insight.
California recently became the first state in the nation to ban conversion therapy for LGBT people. This good news has caused me to remember my own coming out process and how difficult that was.
Now, if you're scratching your head and wondering, 'Why write about National Coming Out Day now?,' it's to make a point: There's life after coming out, just like there was life before coming out, and life during the moment you uttered the words, "I'm gay."
October 11th is National Coming Out Day, when many members of the LGBT community and its allies share their stories with the world in hopes of helping those who are struggling with gender identity issues.
Are gay and lesbian eating and drinking habits all that different from those of straight people? A marketing company called Target 10 has created an infographic depicting the eating, drinking and nightlife preferences of gays and lesbians, contrasting them with those of straight folks. Ready for some thought-provoking factoids?
Happy National Coming Out Day, a day when gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people are encouraged to stand up and speak up about who they are. It's an emotionally charged day for many, but it's also a reason to celebrate.
Today, October 11, is National Coming Out Day. It's a day that should be celebrated by everyone: gay, straight, lesbian, transgender or bisexual. It's a celebration of people being honest with themselves and the people who care about them—a very honorable thing. The following 9 celebrities announced their sexual orientation the best way they knew how, and they all admit it was the best decision they've ever made. Hopefully, their experiences will inspire others today to come out from hiding. If they could do it, so can you.