Topics :: Coming Out

’30 Rock’ Actor Declares He’s Gay

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Nov 12, 2013
Actor Maulik Pancholy, best known for his role on the NBC comedy "30 Rock," has officially come out to the public and revealed he is gay via a new interview with Out magazine.

Philly Gets Its Gay On at OutFest

By David Perry | Tuesday Nov 5, 2013
Over 40,000 visitors attended this year’s 23rd annual Philadelphia OutFest in October, making it the largest National Coming Out Day celebration in the world.

Public Ignores Complaints About Shep Smith News Blackout

By Steve Weinstein | Saturday Nov 2, 2013
A Gawker item that outed a media celebrity has inspired one of those cycles of accusations and counter-accusations unique to media that cover media, which appears to be of interest only to other members of the media.

Sean Hayes Opens Up About Coming Out to the Media

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Oct 29, 2013
Actor Sean Hayes, best known for his role as the flamboyant Jack McFarland from the groundbreaking NBC sitcom "Will & Grace," says he owes the LGBT community an apology for coming out too late.

Coming Out in Film

By Gary M. Kramer | Friday Oct 11, 2013
Films have long depicted coming out stories, and while some members of the LGBT community who tire of seeing coming out stories, they are important and often give folks courage to take that big step.

On Natl. Coming Out Day, Trinity Website Helps Questioning Youth

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 10, 2013
Trinity College’s Counseling Services is observing National Coming Out Day with an online resource guide that will help you determine, "Am I Gay?"

German Soccer Star: Gay Athletes Should Stay in the Closet

By Jason St. Amand | Friday Sep 13, 2013
A former German soccer goalkeeper has made headlines this week after he encouraged gay athletes to not come out of the closet.

Michael Jordan’s Daughter Comes Out

By Jason St. Amand | Tuesday Sep 10, 2013
Michael Jordan’s daughter announces she is gay and has a girlfriend via Instagram.

Wentworth Miller Attempted Suicide Before Coming Out

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 9, 2013
Former "Prison Break" actor Wentworth Miller opens up about coming out and says he tried to take his own life more than once when understanding his sexuality.

Russian Newscaster Reflects on Coming Out on Live TV

By David Perry | Tuesday Sep 3, 2013
In defiance of Russian president Vladimir Putin and the virulently anti-gay bill Anton Krasovsky, a popular TV journalist, outted himself on live TV last month. He talks to EDGE about the consequences of his announcement and Russia’s future.