WE NEED TO MOVE BEYOND COMING OUT & BEGIN INVITING IN

Today is National Coming Out day — a time that has historically been used to encourage queer people to tell their friends and families that we aren’t heterosexual, or cisgender, as power and privilege make that the default assumption. While it’s served as a helpful marker for many, it’s time to expand our understanding of what “coming out” really means —…

MY “COMING OUT” STORY

Life-changing moments don’t happen often but when they do they feel surreal and if you are like me who didn’t get a chance to “come out,” you know your world can fall. Looking back I guess I still wish that I had the opportunity to come out to my family, instead that option was taken…

¡CELEBRATE NATIONAL COMING OUT DAY WITH HRC!

Every year on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ) or as an ally. Today we mark the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day! Thirty-one years ago, on the anniversary of the National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, we first observed National Coming Out…