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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.

Blonsky publicly declared that she's gay in a manner perfect for someone with a musical theater background. 

June 29 2020 1:25 PM

The Orange Is the New Black star shared the story confirming her relationship with a woman on the 50th anniversary of the first Pride. 

June 29 2020 12:37 PM

Colorado resident Kenneth Felts was stirred by emotion to come out while writing his autobiography in isolation. 

June 23 2020 3:20 PM

"The LGBTQ+ community doesn't have much representation in the world of professional football," he tells The Advocate. "If I can do anything to assist that process, I hope to do so." 

June 23 2020 10:40 AM

The historic ordinance comes at a time when public outings have become a growing problem in Japan. 

1:55 PM

The actor penned a heartfelt letter in which she spoke about identifying with the coming out story of her Supergirl character.

June 08 2020 5:00 PM

The actor also posted a series of photos with his partner, Nicholas Ashe, to showcase #BlackQueerLove.  

June 07 2020 11:41 AM