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Coming Out

Coming out (of the closet) is a reference for an LGBT person's disclosure of their sexual orientation and/or gender identity. LGBT people who have revealed, or no longer conceal, their sexual orientation and/or gender identity are considered “out,” i.e. openly gay, or openly LGBT.

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This teenage wrote a letter to Warwick Rowers, thanking them for making him discover he’s gay.

Friday, November 27, 2015
The Warwick Rowers
"It was the calendar images that made me realize my attraction and thus homosexuality," he writes. ...

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Gus Kenworthy: Straight people should never say these 8 things to their gay friends.

Thursday, November 26, 2015
Gus Kenworthy
Don't ask your gay friend how he came out, or else? Hmm... ...

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This teen accidentally came out to his conservative father. His dad’s response is perfect.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Inadvertently coming out to your conservative father via Snapchat could go a lot worse than this.
What happens when one young man unwittingly comes out to his dad on Snapchat? ...

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Chloe Grace Moretz on her two gay brothers

Friday, November 20, 2015
Chloe Grace Moretz
"To see my brothers struggle with the anxiety of having to come out was awful," she says. ...

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Referee Nigel Owens: ‘I considered chemical castration’

Thursday, November 12, 2015
Referee Nigel Owens shows the yellow card to France's Louis Picamoles, left, during the Rugby World Cup quarterfinal match between New Zealand and France at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales,  Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015.
"I actually went to the doctor at one stage," Owens confesses, "to see if if it would get rid of me being gay." ...

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Passion Pit frontman Michael Angelakos: ‘I’m gay’

Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Michael Angelakos
"It’s always been about putting it off in my head — not consciously,” the 28-year-old told Bret Easton Ellis. “I just wanted so badly to be straight." ...

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Ian Thorpe: ‘Dating men is a nightmare’

Monday, November 9, 2015
Ian Thorpe
"It's an absolute mess out there," he says. "Where are all the normal people?" ...

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Man’s homophobic childhood bully hits on him on Scruff

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
"Wanna play around?"
What if your former bully wanted to sleep with you? ...

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Athlete: I paid my dead brother lots of money to stay in the closet

Monday, November 2, 2015
Justin Fashanu
The former Wimbledon star says he paid Justin Fashanu -- who committed suicide in 1998 -- 75,000 pounds to keep him from publicly disclosing that he was gay. ...

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