Topics :: Coming Out

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.

’ER’ Actress Maria Bello Comes Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 2, 2013
Maria Bello, who has appeared in several films and TV shows like "ER," came out in a New York Times piece called "Coming Out as a Modern Family."

Olympic Diving Star Tom Daley Comes Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 2, 2013
In a new YouTube video, British Olympic diver Tom Daley revealed to the public for the first time that he is in a relationship with a man.

Diver Tom Daley Receives Social Media Backlash for Coming Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Dec 2, 2013
British Olympic diver Tom Daley made international headlines Monday after revealing he is in a relationship with a man. While many have lauded the athlete for his announcement, Daley has been the subject of a social media backlash.

’Biggest Loser’ Trainer Comes Out as Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Nov 27, 2013
On a recent episode of NBC’s weight-losing reality show, "The Biggest Loser," trainer Bob Harper publicly came out in order to help a contestant, who was struggling with coming out to his family.