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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.
December 10 2014 8:11 PM ET
The MLS Cup champion tells his funny and random coming-out story.
November 19 2014 5:06 PM ET
When one father, after borrowing his son's iPad, realized the 13-year-old might be gay, he reached out to the Internet for advice. Here's what happened.