By turns moving and absurd, these coming-out moments from TV shows and movies made us feel a little better about getting there ourselves.
LGBT men and women embraced by their loved ones and community.
It is supposed to be a happy occasion. You are allowed to laugh.
“That is disgusting. Disgusting! You are going to hell!”
When you first come out, gay men are eager to let you know that you’re not alone, and that you have a seat at the table. Unless, of course, you’re also fat, in which case, no, you can’t sit with us.
Because it’s Coming Out Week on Buzzfeed, I decided to share how I finally came out of the closet.
Having a plane spell “I’m gay!” in the sky is still the most effective method.
The world’s most wonderful athlete power couple has been born.
“The world of sport is definitely starting to do its part in making it a place that is inclusive and safe for athletes to be their true selves,” speed skater Blake Skjellerup says. Although there is much more progress to be made, a moment this week showed how much the world has changed for gay men in sports.
From a Vietnam War veteran making a statement in 1975 to the first out NBA star in 2013, here are some of the biggest moments captured in print.