coming out

Russian LGBT community continues to hold QueerFest, despite anti-propaganda law

The recently cancelled-but-still-held-anyway World Congress of Families is not the only LGBT-related event happening in Russia. The Russian LGBT community is continuing to gather, including at the 2014 International Queer Festival, or QueerFest.

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Christian rock star, Vicky Beeching, courageously comes out to conservative audience

Vicky Beeching, the popular British Christian rock star and religious commentator made a courageous move by publicly coming out as gay to her conservative audience in an Independent article.
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VIDEO: Rural South Dakota high school supports gay coach

A high school coach publicly came out as gay Outsports knowing his conservative Catholic school administration might fire him for being open about who he is.

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July 29, 2014

Russian court finds "Coming Out" LGBT organization to be a "foreign agent"

A Russian judge stated that the LGBT organization, “Coming Out,” violated the right of “persons with traditional sexual orientation".

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July 15, 2014

VIDEO: Australian Olympic swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out as gay

Ian Thorpe, an Australian Olympic swimmer comes out as gay putting an end to speculations. Thorpe is the youngest swimmer ever to represent Australia and holds the record for the most Olympic medals won.

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July 8, 2014

Former NFL player Brad Thorson comes out, hopes to help other athletes

On his blog, Brad posted a note sharing his story as a gay athlete.

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Varsity football, tennis, and basketball player inspired to come out

Juan Mendoza-Tovar just came out publicly as bisexual after graduating from high school in rural Washington, where he was captain of the varsity basketball and tennis teams, played on the varsity football team, was voted prom king by his classmates, and won a school award for his involvement.

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UN Human Rights Commissioner urges LGBT World Cup players to come out

United Nations Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay spoke yesterday about the significance of LGBT World Cup players coming out to foster visibility and understanding, and urging closeted players to come out.

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Religion News Summary - June 13, 2014

Anti-trans but pro-gay Baptists, Methodist church may officially split over marriage equality, lots of projects reconciling faith and being LGBTQ, and more.

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VIDEO: High school principal comes out at school-wide Pride Day event

A Washington D.C. high school principal surprised and inspired his students when he came out as gay at the school's Pride Day event.

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