Coming Out in Print

Award-winning actors, iconic rock stars, champion athletes, and controversial political figures — all have shared their coming-out stories with The Advocate.



B.D. Wong
Issue 891, June 10, 2003
While rebounding
 from the death of one child and the life-threatening
illness of another, the accomplished Broadway and TV star came out publicly after writing Following Foo, a document of his struggle.

“Some days I think, You’re never going to work again. I think there’s real reason to worry, as anyone reading this magazine can understand. The book, for me, means I’m calling into question the whole career thing. But that’s OK. Part of what this book is about is letting the path go where it goes.”