The National Football League (N.F.L.) has been around for 100 years but it wasn’t until recently that an active player—Carl Nassib, of the Las Vegas Raiders—came out as gay. An Announcement During Pride Month a couple of weeks ago, the […]Read The Article »
Posts tagged "coming out"
By Kira Eng, 16
Did you know that October 11 is National Coming Out Day? A day to celebrate anyone who is LGBTQ, it honors those who have already come out and those deciding if coming out is right for them. In honor of […]Read The Article »
By Isabella Gonzalez, 17
Whenever my girlfriend and I go see a movie, we always lock lips when a kissing scene happens. Of course, it’s a way to make the date more intimate, but it’s also our small way of upsetting heterosexual norms. Despite […]Read The Article »
By Sarah Emily Baum, 17
Let’s get one thing straight: I’m not. I wasn’t always this comfortable talking about my sexual orientation. It took years for me to get where I am, but now, I can finally say I am out, proud and happy. However, […]Read The Article »
By Kelvin Ayora, 18
Nicky Case’s Coming Out Simulator 2014 is an online game that allows players to experience what it’s like to come out to parents. This game, which combines a serious conversation with quirky humor, isn’t so much a game but more […]Read The Article »
By Kunal Arora, 18
NBA player Jason Collins has been in the media spotlight recently. No, he didn’t set a new record or perform a crazy dunk, but he did do something that nobody was expecting: come out as gay as an active player. […]Read The Article »
By Krystal Barragan, 17
On August 10, 2012, Army Reserve officer Tammy Smith was promoted to the position of brigadier general, making her the U.S. military’s first openly gay flag officer. The military hasn’t been completely accepting of members of the LGBTQ community,…Read The Article »
By Sex, Etc.
The day for coming out is coming up! National Coming Out Day, held every October 11th, is sponsored by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), an organization that works to achieve equal rights for the LGBT community. On this day, members […]Read The Article »