Son Comes Out to Homophobic Parents With Heartbreaking Results

Anyone who's ever had the experience of telling their family something difficult and possibly life-altering fears that the result will be complete and utter rejection, disconnecting them from the people they love and trust. Unfortunately, all too often that is exactly what happens. Especially when the difficult topic… » 8/28/14 5:40pm Thursday 5:40pm

This Guy's Coming Out Slam Poetry is Relatable, Hilarious, and Sweet

Steven Boyle's slam poetry entitled "I Hit Send, or Modern Meltdown" is an often hilarious, sometimes bittersweet, and eminently relatable piece of spoken word on the trials and tribulations of growing up queer and coming out as an adult. The performance was given at Penn State University. » 8/07/14 12:42am 8/07/14 12:42am

Nickelodeon Star Comes Out in Mega-Charming YouTube Video

Do you remember Fred, that super bizarro web series-turned-movie-turned short-lived Nickelodeon show? It's about a hyperactive teen named Fred Figglehorn—played and originated by Lucas Cruikshank—who runs around screaming and does weird stuff, much to the delight of children everywhere. When you watch it, you're like… » 8/21/13 10:30pm 8/21/13 10:30pm

Anderson Cooper Comes Out: 'The Fact Is, I'm Gay'

Today in FINALLY, Anderson Cooper officially, publicly comes out via Andrew Sullivan at the Daily Beast. In a heartfelt letter, which he authorized Sullivan to post in full, Cooper details the reasons why he stayed quasi-closeted for so long (see: "safety in the field"; "business, not yours") and then explains his… » 7/02/12 12:00pm 7/02/12 12:00pm