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Coming Out

The Advocate covers everything you need to know about coming out, including the latest stories on public figures who come 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.

“I wanted to speak my truth, and it just felt right in the moment to say it,” said Convirs-Fowler, who came out at a Pride event in Virginia Beach.

June 30 2022 2:30 PM

The Olympian, who placed fifth in his event in Tokyo last year, says he wants to be a role model for other LGBTQ+ people.

June 29 2022 2:21 PM

"All The Way Mae" Blair played for the women's baseball league on which the original film and new Amazon Studios series are based. 

June 15 2022 1:38 PM

The Sydney Morning Herald is getting pushback for its handling of the story.

June 12 2022 4:22 PM

“If you don't like me, that's fine. There are plenty of people in this world, and I'm just, like, looking for my people.”

June 09 2022 2:30 PM

The comedian posted the photo of her and her girlfriend smiling on Instagram.

June 09 2022 12:58 PM