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How Wayne Brady found the courage to come out: 'I finally dealt with all those demons'

The Emmy-winning star of The Wiz opens up about how family support and finding self-love allowed him to come out as pansexual at 50.

Jonathan Groff thought coming out would make fame 'impossible.' Here's why he did anyway

The Broadway veteran thinks that "everyone that was closeted at some point" can relate to his latest role in Merrily We Roll Along.

Watch Sherry Cola passionately defend LGBTQ+ youth: 'Queerness is such a superpower' (exclusive)

The Joy Ride and Good Trouble star got emotional while talking to The Advocate about coming out and the new GLAAD campaign #ProtectThisKid.

‘World’s Strongest Gay’ retiring from professional strongman competition

Rob Kearney came out of the closet in 2014 when he started dating his now-husband.

Elliot Page praises 'Umbrella Academy' showrunner's reaction to him coming out as trans

Umbrella Academy showrunner Steve Blackman had a heartwarming reaction when Elliot Page came out as transgender.

Taylor Tomlinson explores bisexuality in new special ‘Have It All’

“So, anyway, I’ve been trying to figure out if I’m bisexual, or if I just binged Euphoria too fast,” Tomlinson said.

Gay Olympian and world champ pole vaulter Shawn Barber is dead at 29

Barber, who won medals in several international competitions, came out in 2017.

Parvati Shallow opens up on coming out, dating Mae Martin, and reigniting 'Survivor' feuds on 'The Traitors'

The reality TV icon is chatting with The Advocate on her exciting new chapter living life out and proud.

'Survivor' winner Parvati Shallow comes out as queer and is dating Mae Martin

The reality show star came out right before the 2024.

Disney's Karan Brar Comes Out As Bisexual

"I just convinced myself that this part of me would feel less like an invitation to know me better and more like a burden they had to endure," Brar said of his coming out.

Conservative Media Outlet 1819 News Under Fire for Outing Alabama Mayor Who Died

The Alabama media outlet that outed Mayor F.L. “Bubba” Copeland, a Baptist preacher who died by suicide afterward, has come under harsh criticism.

Wayne Brady Involved in Fight After Car Crash in California

The entertainer, who recently came out as pansexual, was in an accident in Malibu, Calif., with another driver who was later charged with DUI and battery.

Barry Manilow Opens Up About Coming Out and His Journey to Broadway

In a candid interview the legendary musician discusses his personal life, career, and the debut of his Broadway musical, Harmony.

Gay Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey Runs for Jersey City Mayor

Jim McGreevey famously came out when he resigned as New Jersey governor in 2004.

Meet the Dragon Dads: The Mormon Fathers Fighting for Their LGBTQ+ Kids

Fathers from conservative religious backgrounds have band together in a private support group, fostering a culture of acceptance and advocacy for their LGBTQ+ children.

Two College Baseball Players Fell In Love Despite Being on Rival Teams

“We just had that connection instantly," pitcher Aiden Phipps said.

Coming Out? Here Are Some Resources to Help

“The most powerful act of resistance as an LGBTQ+ person is to live our life loudly in a world that tells us to be quiet,” says HRC President Kelley Robinson.

Former N.J. Gov Jim McGreevey on How Coming Out Has Changed

He shocked the political world nearly 20 years ago. Now McGreevey looks back on the long road to happiness — and a possible return to politics.

Sufjan Stevens Seems to Come Out, Dedicating His New Album to His Late Partner

Stevens's partner Evan Richardson died in April.

Gay Former N.J. Governor, Jim McGreevey, Considering Run for Jersey City Mayor

McGreevey came out as gay when resigning the governor's position in 2004.