Tag Archives: coming out

Quote of the Day: A ‘Redneck’ Dad’s Reaction To His Son’s Coming Out

From Out Magazine’s profile article of Brandon and Benjamin, a gay couple from Montana: The two met a little over a year ago, and now live together in Washington State, but they go back to visit Brandon’s family in Montana … Continue reading

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Advice on Being an Out LGBT Teacher from Johnny Jonte Boucher

In a blog post for the Dallas Morning News, teacher Johnny Jonte Boucher, has some first-hand advice for those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender and in the teaching profession about being yourself while still managing to keep your … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Lesbian and Gay Seniors Tell Us Via Video

From the website Queerty.com, comes this little gem of Lesbian and Gay seniors explaining what life was like for them when they were young; their thoughts on the world today for LGBTs; and advice for young LGBT folks. Just the emotional … Continue reading

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Why It Gets Better: Coming Out Makes Country Music News

County music artists Ty Herndon and Billy Gilman both came out as gay. This is significant because country music, much like sports, is one of the last frontiers for having an openly gay male person within it’s ranks. It’s, also, … Continue reading

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Meet Pete Cahall, Principal and Newly Out Gay Man, In His Own Words

Pete Cahall, principal of Woodrow Wilson High School in Washington, D.C. came out as gay man for the first time to his student body during their June 4, 2014 pride event. Cahall’s coming out made headlines around the country. Now, … Continue reading

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Stop ‘Outing’ People Unless You Have Real Evidence

Please, let’s stop this ridiculous and embarrassing mystery gay-date game of Outing people. I am referring to the ‘Clue’-like hints and speculation that constantly come up about celebrities, politicians and other public figures who are rumored to be gay; i.e., … Continue reading

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Actor and Comedian Neil Patrick Harris Gets Serious About Coming Out

From the Huffpost Live video channel comes the below interview with Neil Patrick Harris, who talks serious about why he decided to come out and gives his opinion on the subject of outing other closeted people. I love the analogy … Continue reading

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‘A Terrible Kind of Fame’ Country Stardom and the Closet

Out magazine’s October issue has a short article interview with actor, Chris Carmack. Carmack stars as Will Lexington on ABC’s Nashville series. Lexington is gay (or, possibly, bisexual), but playing straight to follow his dream of being a country artist. … Continue reading

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“How come you didn’t have to make a video saying you’re straight?”

That’s the question that Lucas Cruikshank, best known for his fictional web and Nickelodeon character Fred Figglehorn, in a funny question and answer video on the web (at 1:15). It’s a good question Lucas; one that we hope as time … Continue reading

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Lee Daniels, Gay ‘Butler’ Director, Says ‘Black Men Can’t Come Out’

From The Huffington Post: Openly gay filmmaker Lee Daniels recently discussed his belief that gay men in the black community just “can’t come out.” The “Butler” director sat down with Larry King for an interview on “Larry King Now” and … Continue reading

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