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America’s Next Top Model Alum Marvin Cortes Comes Out As Bisexual

The 28-year-old was the runner-up on cycle 20 of the popular reality modeling competition.  Marvin Cortes is opening up about his sexuality and living his most authentic life.  Earlier this month, the 28-year-old model and content creator took to social media to share with his fans and followers that he…

Coming Out is Not The Serve You Think It Is

This rite of passage does not center queerness Check out the original story here: Washington Blade. Coming out is undoubtedly part of the essence of contemporary queer culture. It represents a point in one’s journey to complete self-actualization where they fully accept themselves, their body, and also demand to occupy space…

Gay Mormon Comes Out to His Dad & It Goes Way Better Than Expected

Austin Swink came out to his Mormon father and his reaction was surprisingly sweet.

Tom Daley Thinks ‘Growing As a Queer Person is Very Challenging’ As He Reflects On Coming Out Journey

British Olympic diver Tom Daley has revealed that coming out in a YouTube video in 2013 was “one of the scariest things” he’s ever done and that “growing up as a queer person is very challenging.” Speaking to celebrity stylist Andrew Gelwicks for his upcoming book The Queer Advantage: Conversations with…

This College Football Star Came Out To Teammates By Literally Coming Out Of A Bedroom Closet

Jaden Vazquez, a sophomore linebacker from Bethlehem, Pa., had known he was bisexual for much of his life. Last autumn, in the middle of the football season, Vazquez came to the realization that he just couldn’t hold back who he was anymore. He had told some people back home, including…

These College Track Stars Came Out to Each Other… And Then Fell in Love

This year marks the 50th anniversary since the first pride parade following the 1969 riot at New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Since we’re unable to gather in person this June, Queerty is celebrating pride season with our “Moments of Pride” series. We’re looking back through our archives at stories that have moved…

Queer Men Are Sharing The Celebs Who First Made Them Realize They Were Gay – and It’s a Blast From The Past

Many of us have been here. Sneaking off in the department store while our parents or guardians shop, and there it is. The underwear section. Lines upon lines of scantily dressed people printed onto the packaging. Or you’re leafing through a copy of a gossip magazine in the dentist’s office…

Ex-GOP Rep. Aaron Schock Comes Out As Gay, Fails To Apologize For Anti-LGBT Voting Record

Former Republican Rep. Aaron Schock (Ill.), who voted against the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell and against expanding hate crimes legislation to include sexual orientation and gender identity, came out as gay in an Instagram post on Thursday, five years after resigning in disgrace over a scandal involving his…

Mum writes heartfelt apology to her son after becoming ‘hysterical’ when he came out as gay

The mother of the gay Australian TV presenter Patrick Abboud has written him a heartfelt letter apologising for her terrible reaction when he came out. Growing up in Sydney, Abboud was raised in a strict Arabic household where he didn’t even know that being gay was even an option. For…

This Gay Man Who Escaped Persecution in Syria is Dedicating His Life to Helping Other LGBT Refugees

A gay man who escaped persecution in Syria and settled in Canada is now using his experience to help other LGBT+ refugees. Basel Abou Hamrah told CBC Radio that coming out in his home country, or in the refugee camp in Lebanon where he spent two years, would have been too dangerous.…

Adam Lambert Says Coming Out Is a ‘Form of Activsm’

Adam Lambert says publicly coming out was an “act of defiance,” explaining that as a celebrity being openly queer can be a form of activism, In an interview with BBC News promoting his new EP Velvet: Side A, Lambert revisited his choice to be open about his sexuality from the beginining of his career,…

This Mayor Just Came Out as Gay at Age 58. He Says He Should Have Done it Sooner.

The mayor of Ottawa, Ontario, came out at age 58. Liberal Party Mayor Jim Watson came out as gay in a letter published in the Ottawa Citizen. “I’m gay,” the letter opens. “There – I said it; or rather, wrote it. Those two words took me almost four decades to utter, but…

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