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.

Longtime neo-Nazi and former British National Front member Kevin Wilshaw has publicly renounced his beliefs and come out as both gay and Jewish. 

October 20 2017 12:50 PM

In the first in a series on coming out within various faiths, graduate student Elizabeth Sextro talks about reconciling her Catholic and queer identities.

October 19 2017 5:46 AM

For this episode, Dana talks Mike Pence's NFL publicity stunt, Trump's hypocrisy on Harvey Weinstein, and Coming Out Day with Major Crime's Jonathan Del Arco.

October 12 2017 7:12 AM

Celebrate Coming Out Day tonight with a feel-good tale of truth.

October 11 2017 7:11 PM

Happy National Coming Out Day — at Pride Media, we want to share our own closet-busting tales with you.

October 11 2017 6:43 PM

If only he knew what I know now.

October 11 2017 11:24 AM

"Do I tell him on the first date? Do I disclose to her after our first kiss?" The answers are never simple, writes Ariel Sobel.

October 11 2017 10:52 AM