coming out

[TALK LIKE SEX] How to Come Out to Your Kids

The timeless advice offered by the author in this reposted December 2013 article is based on personal experience.

JAY-Z, JAY-Z Fall Tour for '4:44' Album

JAY-Z’s Mom Details Coming Out on ‘Smile’

JAY-Z’s mother isn’t shy about who she is, and while the “Change Clothes” rapper has…

[Watch] Refinery29’s ‘Out Again’ Details Challenges of Coming Out

A new short film is showing us the highs and lows of coming out to your…

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett reveals he's gay on 'Ellen'

Jussie Smollett Comes Out

One of Empire’s most discussed and emotional storylines is undeniably that of Jamal (Jussie Smollett),…

UMass' Derrick Gordon says he's gay

College Basketball Player Derrick Gordon Announces He’s Gay

Derrick Gordon becomes the first openly gay Division I men's basketball player.  Derrick Gordon, a…

Michael Sam

Michael Sam Forces the NFL to Confront Homophobia

Michael Sam, who came out in interviews with the New York Times and ESPN on…

Darren Young

Darren Young Comes Out

American pro wrestler Darren Young is the latest high-profile athlete to announce that he is…

Raven-Symoné

Raven Symone, and Why It’s Hard for Black Celebs to Come Out

“I can finally get married!” Raven-Symoné tweeted on Friday. “Yay government! So proud of you.”…

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley: “Everyone Who Played in the NBA Had a Gay Teammate”

Jason Collins became the first openly homosexual athlete in major American team sports when he wrote…

Oprah and Jason Collins

Oprah Sits With Jason Collins

Being the first active male athlete in one of the major professional sports to come…