"Coming out was scary, painful, and there were days when I thought it wouldn't be worth it. Man is it worth it."
The more you know!
"By the way... I love vaginas."
Note: Only egos were harmed in the making of this video.
This is how it's done.
Because there's nothing like a fresh cut to make you feel 100% you.
In case you need some prep for National Coming Out Day on October 11th.
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.
“That is disgusting. Disgusting! You are going to hell!”
It is supposed to be a happy occasion. You are allowed to laugh.
Canadian filmmaker John Greyson's family feared he would die in an Egyptian prison if it were known he was gay, so his partner of 17 years went back in the closet.
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.
The world's most wonderful athlete power couple has been born.
I went into my coming-out process wanting screams, golden reality-show moments, and a story of two best friends making it together. What happened was quite the opposite.
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.
Rafe Posey reflects on his transgender paper trail and "The Ladies" who helped him along the way.
"Hey, you got a minute?"
Coming out isn't simple because we don't live simple lives.
Because it doesn't just happen on one day.
You're young enough to ditch town, burn bridges, start life anew, and move to San Francisco, but Asia still holds your parents hostage.
Having a plane spell "I'm gay!" in the sky is still the most effective method.
Even though coming out can be awkward and scary, people keep coming up with different ways to do it.