Topics :: Coming Out

Popular UK Reverend Outed on Live TV

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Friday May 23, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 30, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
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

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 20, 2014
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

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Feb 6, 2014
A high school student from Circle Pines, Minn., says he received a death threat Tuesday, six weeks after coming out on Facebook.

Inspired By Tom Daley, Brazilian Diver Comes Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Jan 13, 2014
Brazilian diver Ian Matos came out as gay Monday, saying he was inspired to make his announcement because of British Olympic diver Tom Daley’s video, which went viral late last year.

Hitzlsperger Hopes to Make Coming Out Easier

By Ciaran Fahey | Thursday Jan 9, 2014
Encouraged by others who have come out as gay, retired soccer player Thomas Hitzlsperger is hoping going public will help make it easier for other sporting stars to do the same.

Out CNN Host Comments on Robin Roberts’ Coming Out

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Dec 31, 2013
Out CNN host Don Lemon reacted to news on Monday that anchor Robin Roberts came out as gay via Facebook, explaining why he believes its important for public figures to come out.