Coming Out

Yungblud poses ahead of the MTV EMA’s 2020. (Ian Gavan/Getty Images for MTV) Pop-punk singer Yungblud has opened up being pansexual, saying he hopes it encourages others who are struggling to label their sexuality. The 11 Minutes singer came out as pansexual and polyamorous in December 2020, having previously described his sexuality as “very fluid”
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg (L) and his husband Chasten Buttigieg (R) wave during a campaign town hall event at Washington Liberty High School 23 February 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) Teacher and LGBT+ rights advocate Chasten Buttigieg has shared a horrifying experience of being confronted by a manager about his
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Trans teen Ace Stiles was sent home by the American Idol judges, while acts with no singing ability sailed through Ace Stiles, an adorably quirky transgender teen who auditioned for American Idol, has won viewers’ hearts after he spoke about his coming out process. 16-year-old Ace Stiles, from Tulsa, Oklahoma, made an appearance on the
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JoJo Siwa introduced to the world her girlfriend. (Instagram/@itsjojosiwa) JoJo Siwa reminded the world that, no, love is in fact not dead after all as she shared adorable photographs of her and her girlfriend. The Masked Singer US star, who announced she is queer last month, introduced to the world her girlfriend as they celebrated
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Yetide Badaki plays the goddess Bilquis in American Gods (Paul Butterfield/FilmMagic/Getty) American Gods actor Yetide Badaki has revealed how her role on the show helped her feel comfortable enough to come out as bisexual. The Nigerian-born American stars in the Neil Gaiman fantasy series as Bilquis, the legendary Queen of Sheba and ancient goddess of love.
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Ellen DeGeneres. (Steve Granitz/WireImage) In what might be the purest and most wholesome thing to occur during this well and truly cursed year, a closeted teen was gifted Ellen DeGeneres merchandise by her parents to let her know “it’s OK to be lesbian.” Sophie opened up her presents Friday (25 December) to find her parents
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Elliot Page received an outpouring of love and support from fans and celebrities after coming out as trans. (Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb) Umbrella Academy and Juno star Elliot Page has received an outpouring of love and support after publicly coming out as trans. Elliot Page declared his pride in being transgender in social media
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Danell Leyva, three-time USA Gymnastics Olympic Medalist, attends a viewing party of the Olympic Opening Ceremony hosted by the filmmakers of “Icarus” at the Hollywood Athletic Club on February 9, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Rich Fury/Getty Images for Netflix) Three-time Olympic gymnastics medallist Danell Leyva has explained how stereotypes about male gymnasts held him back
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Legendary TV presenter Phillip Schofield. (ITV) Phillip Schofield has revealed that his weight plummeted to just 9st 11lbs as he turned to prescription pills to cope with the pain of hiding his sexuality. In February, the 58-year-old TV presenter announced that over the course of his 27-year marriage he had been “been coming to terms
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AJ Nesbitt is an 11-year-old trans girl, and actor and an author. (Nesbitt family) Trans girl AJ Nesbitt, who bravely came out to her classmates at six years old, is sharing her inspirational story with the world, becoming a published author aged 11. AJ Nesbitt’s mother began realising she was trans when she was three
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Indian sprinter Dutee Chand. (NOAH SEELAM/AFP via Getty Images) The fastest woman in India, Dutee Chand, has sought to inspire fellow sprinters and sporting enthusiasts alike to come out as queer and emphatically told same-sex couples: “Please, do not be afraid.” The 24-year-old told American diplomats, New Indian Express reported, that coming out as queer
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Young people have been advised not to come out while coronavirus restrictions are in place (Envato Elements) An LGBT+ charity has advised young people to “hit pause” on coming out while self-isolating with their families during the coronavirus pandemic. The Albert Kennedy Trust (AKT), a charity that cares for the LGBT+ homeless, has warned young
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TV personality Phillip Schofield stalled rehearsals on Dancing on Ice to address the “elephant in the room” after coming out as gay. The This Morning presenter sent tremors last week after publicly coming out, who has since received an outpour of support from loved ones, co-workers and activists. Schofield swung by the Dancing on Ice set
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As a young gay man in the closet, Andrew Puccetti began to suffer from OCD, having obsessive and compulsive thoughts about washing his hands and counting steps. Coming out helped him overcome his mental illness. At just nine years old, Puccetti started having this “constant nervousness and anxiety”. He tells PinkNews: “I’d be in class
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