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Coming Out

The Advocate covers everything you need to know about coming out as LGBT. The process of coming out varies for each person. Some lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people come out to friends and family at an early age, while others lead a more private life. Activists such as Harvey Milk advocated for all LGBT people to come out of the closet, in order to help increase visibility of the cause and sway the hearts and minds of the American public. For many, the process is difficult and ongoing throughout a lifetime.

Gay Montana State rugby player Brandon Davis told OutSports his amazing coming-out story.

January 21 2016 12:42 PM

The Sports Equality Foundation is focused on providing empowerment and guidance to athletes, coaches and leaders who are coming out.

January 20 2016 10:06 AM

'The parents of Drake are pleased to announce their son has come out,' read the advertisement in the Houston Chronicle's Celebrations section.

January 20 2016 8:58 AM

The silver medalist freeskier nearly considered publicly coming out as gay during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, a country infamous for its anti-LGBT climate.

January 19 2016 1:32 PM

Rowan Blanchard, a 14-year-old actress who plays Cory and Topanga's daughter, is also an out advocate for LGBT representation in media.

January 16 2016 9:44 PM

In a heartwarming series of personal posts on Instagram, the actor shares his coming-out process.

January 11 2016 7:11 PM

The brave reverend who recently came out to her Kansas congregation says her denomination needs to evolve or die.

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