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.

Was Jaden being a bad boyfriend, or is he fueling yet more media speculation concerning Tyler's — and his own — sexuality?

November 12 2018 2:47 PM

Coming out as bisexual, ice dancer Karina Manta faces a different set of challenges than gay men in the sport. 

November 09 2018 6:04 AM

A misreading of the song has become a misreading of the singer's sexual orientation.

November 05 2018 1:35 PM

Apple CEO Tim Cook looks back at the impact of his coming-out.

October 25 2018 5:10 PM

The "Hide Away" hitmaker isn't hiding in the closet. 

October 16 2018 12:49 PM

Luis Sandoval was moved to come out on air on Despierta America after learning about 9-year-old Jamel Myles, who died by suicide this summer.

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