Topics :: Coming Out

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Coming Out as LBGT at School Contributes to Well-Being

FAMILY | By EDGE | Mar 13
A timely new study has found that LGBT youth who come out at school report more positive adjustment as young adults and have significantly lower levels of depression with higher levels of self-esteem.

Russian Police Arrest Gay Activists During Coming Out Rally

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 14
Russian police detained at least seven LGBT activists Sunday during a National Coming Out rally in Moscow.

Russian Court Says Local LGBT Group is a Spy Organization

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 22
A court in St. Petersburg, Russia, ruled this week that a local LGBT organization must register as a "foreign agent," which means that the group is a spy operation.

Popular UK Reverend Outed on Live TV

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Jul 16
A popular progressive female reverend from the United Kingdom was accidentally outed on live television this week after a news anchor asked her about being gay.

’Squawk’ Host Accidentally "Outs" Apple CEO as Gay

PERSONAL TECH | By Winnie McCroy | Jun 28
A CNBC news anchor ruffled feathers today when he accidentally outed Apple CEO Tim Cook as gay during a live panel discussion.

Meredith Baxter Talks About Coming Out at NCLR Event

CELEBRITIES | By Winnie McCroy | May 23
On May 17, during the Anniversary Celebration for the National Center for Lesbian Rights in San Francisco, TV icon Meredith Baxter spoke at length about coming out as a lesbian, in an interview with Jeff 4 Justice.

Ellen Page Opens Up About Coming Out in New Interview

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 30
Actress Ellen Page is opening up about her decision to come out in a speech at the Human Rights Campaign’s Time to Thrive conference, nearly three months ago.

Neon Trees Front Man Comes Out, Inspired by Michael Sam

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 25
Lead singer of the Utah pop band Neon Trees Tyler Glenn came out as gay in a new interview for Rolling Stone that will hit shelves Friday.

Family Acceptance Project Prevents LGBT Teen Suicide

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
The Family Acceptance Project has announced plans to launch the first family-focused program to prevent suicide and homelessness among LGBT youth and young adults.

Minn. Student Gets Death Threats After Coming Out on Facebook

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Feb 6
A high school student from Circle Pines, Minn., says he received a death threat Tuesday, six weeks after coming out on Facebook.

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