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Actor Rick Cosnett makes surprise announcement: “Hi, everyone… Dramatic pause… I’m gay!”

Well, this is a welcome surprise. Actor Rick Cosnett of The Flash and The Vampire Diaries just came out as gay. “Hi, everyone… Dramatic pause… I’m gay,” Cosnett said in the short, one-minute video posted to Instagram on Thursday. He continued, “I just wanted everyone to know, because I’ve made a promise to myself to live my truth every day, and sometimes that is a really hard thing to do, when you have all these subconscious things you don’t even know about from childhood, and from society, and...
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Wife recalls fateful day her husband said “I’m gay” and told her he was leaving for his “friend”

Janine Cole thought her life was perfect. She was happily married for over 20 years to her husband, Mike, with whom she had three beautiful children. Then three years ago, it all came crashing down. One morning at the breakfast table, Mike looked up at her and said: “I’m gay.” “I’d feared this day would come and some part of me knew it would, as we had spent the past two years on an emotional roller coaster incorporating his emerging attraction to men into our marriage,” she writes in a powerfu...
Tags: Family, Marriage, Life, Lifestyle, Struggle, Coming Out, Metro, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Mike, Janine, Janine Cole

Jameela Jamil reflects on the ‘insane,’ ‘perfect clusterf*ck’ of her coming-out

The controversy around her involvement in the voguing TV competition series Legendary made for a legendarily bad week for Jameela Jamil, it seems. The Good Place actress came out as queer on Twitter on February 5 amid criticism that the Legendary producers had enlisted an ostensibly straight, cisgender person for the judging panel. And in a February 10 Instagram post, she reflected on the fracas: Well. Last week was a perfect clusterf*ck. It was completely overwhelming. The sequence of events w...
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Nathan Lane recalls that time Oprah tried to out him on her show, says “It was terrifying”

Actor Nathan Lane is opening up about his sexuality like never before in a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter‘s ‘It Happened in Hollywood’ podcast. In the candid interview, the 64-year-old explains that he came out to his close friends and family in his early 20s. “I came out when I was 21 to my mother and to my family,” he explains. “Everyone knew. And certainly everyone in [the] New York [theater scene] knew.” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); });...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, Life, Lifestyle, Williams, Oprah Winfrey, Oprah, Robin, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Lane, Hank Azaria, Nathan Lane, The Birdcage, Birdcage

Pansexual hero came out to homophobic grandma in a true mic-drop moment

The Internet recently rediscovered a 2015 Tumblr post from a user named Lyn who identifies as pansexual and came out to their grandmother with brevity and wit after Grandma expressed a horrifically homophobic belief. Related: His once-unaccepting mother did a total 180 after he came out Short story shorter: Grandma said gays will go to hell, and when Lyn got up to leave, their cousin a...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Tumblr, Short, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Lyn, Coming Out Stories, Clapback, Pansexual

Pro hockey player Zach Sullivan comes out as bisexual

View this post on Instagram Time to get this party started! @manchester_storm #StormShelter #HomeOpener #NewTeamNewSeason @victorialschofield A post shared by Zach Sullivan (@zachsully94) on Sep 7, 2019 at 6:33am PDT Pro hockey player Zach Sullivan of the Manchester Storm made a bit of sports history over the weekend when he came out as bisexual. In a statement release on Twitter yesterday, the 2...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Sports, Bisexual, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Manchester Storm, Sullivan, Elite Ice Hockey League, Finnerty, Closet door bustdown, Ryan Finnerty, Instagram Time, Zach Sullivan, Dallas Ehrhardt

Maryland family throws ‘gayceañera’ after 15-year-old comes out

Hoping to be a true “support ally” when her 15-year-old son came out as gay, Heidi Irene did her research and discovered that many LGBTQ+ individuals have to come out again and again, since we’re often presumed cisgender and straight until proven otherwise. “I thought to myself, I suppose that’s why people have coming out parties, so they can do it all at once and not have to come out as often,” Irene told PinkNews in a recent interview. So she devised a beautiful way to announce reintroduce Ai...
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Actor DJ Qualls comes out live on stage

Qualls in ‘Road Trip’ Audiences for The Jim Jefferies Show got a bit of bonus treat, as actor DJ Qualls came out as gay while on stage. He also shared his story on Twitter, just so nobody missed the news. Qualls, known for roles in The Man in the High Castle and The New Guy originally hails from Tennessee. He survived cancer at age 14 and studied literature before finding work as an actor and model for fashion companies like Prada. His screen roles have included parts in Road Trip, Big Troubl...
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‘Human Ken Doll’ comes out as trans, says “I always felt more like Barbie”

View this post on Instagram What happens when we say something out loud? Does it become more real? Is it any less really when we keep it to ourselves? Image credits to @_adamgerrard_ & @dailymirror image editing by @dsp._design & @dillonstpaul dress from @prettylittlething ?? stylist Mr @nickhowardlanes. #beauty #glam #blonde #barbie #rodrigoalves #transgender #transgenderwoman #pretty #fierce #fashion #l...
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Transgender, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Ken, Roddy, Alves, Ken Doll, Human ken doll, Rodrigo Alves, Roddy Alves

His once-unaccepting mother did a total 180 after he came out

A gay guy recently returned to Reddit with an update on his coming-out to his “traditional Asian family,” and it sounds like he and his mother are finding their way back to one another. Related: This mom called a gay bar, asking for advice after her son came out. The bar’s response is perfect In his original post last month, the Redditor wrote that he had just come out to his family at age 25 and his mother’s extreme reaction left him “hollowed,” especially since he has a “deep relationship” wi...
Tags: Life, China, Mothers, Lifestyle, Reddit, Mother, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Redditor, Brockhampton, Coming Out Stories

Black, queer poet describes ‘How to Come Out as Gay’ in incredible poem

Dean Atta, a writer named one of the most influential LGBT people in the UK by the Independent on Sunday and dubbed “one of the UK’s finest poets” by Time Out London, contributed a poem titled “How to Come Out as Gay” to this year’s anthology Proud. And in this PinkNews video, Attas reads his poem as The Black Flamingo, “a character I’ve created to celebrate being black and queer.” (The Black Flamingo is also the title of his debut novel, published this August.) Related: Ryan Russell’s latest be...
Tags: UK, Entertainment, Life, Poetry, Poem, Lifestyle, Poet, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Time Out London, Atta, Poets, ATTAS, Ocean Vuong, Black Flamingo

Out former Patriot Ryan O’Callaghan on those ‘deeply closeted’ NFL players

Via YouTube Former New England Patriots footballer Ryan O’Callaghan has opened up about his struggle with coming out in the NFL. “I only played football because it was a cover for me. I never loved football. I sold out,” O’Callaghan says. The confession came as part of his new memoir, My Life on the Line: How the NFL Damn Near Killed Me and Ended Up Saving My Life about his years spent playing professional football, living as a closeted gay man, and eventually coming out. Originally from Redd...
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Dad finds teen son’s stash of ‘beefcake’ pics on family computer – then this happened

Author Grant Ginder (Photo: Supplied) A New York gay man’s twitter thread for Coming Out Day (October, 11) went unexpectedly viral. Grant Ginder (pictured above) is an author and teacher based in NYC. He’s now 36. On Friday, he posted a story about how his parents first found out about his sexuality. A #NationalComingOutDay thread! When I was 13, I began collecting pictures of hot men that I found on AOL. I kept them on my family's computer, in a file called "downloads" I thought no one lo...
Tags: New York, Life, Lifestyle, Aol, Dad, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Joseph, Archie, Riverdale, Magda, OBC, Grant Ginder, Beefcake, Mary ' Herb Ritts

Ex-Mormon comes out on Instagram and grandma gives surprising response

A Redditor has seen one of his about coming out go viral. User Goldenprince111, who wishes to remain anonymous, decided that rather than make a big announcement about his sexuality, he would simply place a photo on Instagram of him and his boyfriend. The 21-year-old was shocked to receive a message from his grandma after she saw the Instagram posting. AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { AdBridg.display("div-gpt-ad-inarticle1"); }); It read: “I hope your job is going great and you are having a g...
Tags: Family, Instagram, Life, Grandma, Lifestyle, Mormon, Reddit, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty

Darlene’s gender fluid son comes out of the closet on ‘The Connors’

Continuing Roseanne‘s creative storylines without the creator herself, ABC’s The Connors broke down another barrier by having Darlene’s (Sarah Gilbert) son Mark (Ames McNamara) come out of the closet at age 12. Mark always has been portrayed as somewhat gender fluid. The episode opens with Mark in trouble with Darlene for violating the school’s PDA rule–by kissing his best friend Austin. Related: Roseanne reveals how her character dies in TV spinoff “The Conners” AdBridg.cmd.push(function() { ...
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Does Hollywood fail gay actors who are out from the start?

Gay Pride wasn’t born yesterday, but at 50 this month, it’s never been more vital. That’s due, in part, to Rupert Everett, who was something of a pioneer in the movement as it entered adulthood. The 60-year-old actor came out in 1989, five years into his filmography, back when it still was considered certain career suicide to do so. I’ve always thought of Everett as a successful actor, so I was surprised to come across a 2009 The Guardian profile in which he lamented the effect coming out had h...
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Careers, Gay, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jeremy Helligar

This Mormon, Republican politician who’s married to a woman just came out on Facebook

"I know there are haters in every area of our lives, but we cannot let that be what defines us as a community.”
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Politics, Lifestyle, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty

He’s Mormon, Republican, married to a woman & just came out on Facebook

"I know there are haters in every area of our lives, but we cannot let that be what defines us as a community.”
Tags: Facebook, Utah, Politics, Lifestyle, Coming Out, Queerty, Mormon Republican

John Barrowman says he knows there are more gay athletes out there, encourages them to come out

Actor John Barrowman says he “knows” for a fact there are more gay footballers out there and he's encouraging them to come out.
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Athletes, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, John Barrowman, Andy Brennan

Meet Andy Brennan, the sexy Aussie footballer who just came out

The 26-year-old became the first pro-football player in Australia to come out of the closet.
Tags: Australia, Life, Lifestyle, Soccer, Evergreen, Coming Out, Queerty, Andy Brennan

This famous comedian maybe probably just came out in his new HBO special

Comedian Jerrod Carmichael got very personal during last night's episode of Home Videos on HBO.
Tags: Hbo, Life, Lifestyle, Sexuality, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jerrod Carmichael, Home Videos

Singaporean singer Wils comes out in music video with his boyfriend as the leading man

Wils is singing a different tune these days: The Singaporean pop star, born Willie Tay and previously known as Willtay, publicly came out as gay with his new single, “Open Up Babe.”
Tags: Entertainment, Singapore, Lifestyle, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Wils, Gay Music, Gay Musician, Gay Musicians, Gay Pop Singers, Gay Pop Stars, Gay Singapore, Willie Tay, Willtay

Star athlete who came out as gay comes out again… as straight

We're proud of James for living his true, authentic self.
Tags: Australia, Life, Lifestyle, Sports, James, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, James Faulkner

Valedictorian comes out as gay during graduation speech at Mormon university

Giving a speech in front of thousands of your peers is a nerve-wracking experience, but this is next level.
Tags: College, Life, Religion, Lifestyle, Mormon, BYU, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, LDS, Matt Easton

Star 29-year-old athlete James Faulkner celebrates his birthday by coming out

He also introduced the world to his boyfriend of five years, Rob.
Tags: Feature, Life, Lifestyle, Sports, Cricket, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, James Faulkner, Closet door bustdown

This super popular YouTube star just came out by introducing the world to his boyfriend

Mikey Bustos has over 880K YouTube subscribers and almost 150 million video views.
Tags: Lifestyle, Pride, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Mikey Bustos

Was Aaron Schock outed? Or did he out himself when he groped a dude in public? The debate rages on.

Gay rumors have been swirling around former GOP congressman Aaron Schock since he was first photographed in that now infamous turquoise belt.
Tags: Politics, Lifestyle, Gay, Gop, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Closet, Aaron Schock, Gay Rumors, Outing, Outed

Roseanne Barr just announced “I’m Queer” via YouTube

She said, "Okay let me just be real, I put the Q in the LGBTQ."
Tags: Entertainment, Lifestyle, Roseanne Barr, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty

This TV heartthrob just came out as bisexual, says “I want to feel free”

“My goal above everything is to feel as happy as possible. As free as possible.”
Tags: Life, Lifestyle, Bisexual, Coming Out, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Tyler Blackburn