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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.

When stars respond to questions about their sexuality with statements like 'It shouldn’t matter,' they are doing more harm than good. 

6:14 AM

As the United Methodist Church prepares to debate whether to accept LGBT clergy and same-sex unions, a minister discloses her relationship with a woman.

January 04 2016 7:00 PM

The veteran referee, recently the target of a player's antigay tirade, decides to come out.

December 14 2015 6:32 PM

The creator of TV's Pfefferman family pulls back the curtain on her real-life family, her past, and — for the first time — the evolution of her sexuality.

December 08 2015 5:08 PM
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