08:47 AM EDT 12/22/2014
Coming Out Stories
Originally posted 12/02/2014 06:30PM
When a young transgender man came out to his parents, they welcomed him with open arms in the wittiest, most endearing way possible: With a "birth" announcement that's sweeping social media.
Originally posted 11/25/2014 09:25PM
He hasn't even been out of the closet a week, yet country star Ty Herndon says the positive reaction he's already received "just blew my mind."
Originally posted 10/30/2014 07:50AM
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.
Originally posted 08/30/2014 05:05PM
The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.
Originally posted 05/19/2014 11:50AM
Jane Lynch plays strong and confident Sue Sylvester on Glee, but she wasn't always as self-assured as the cheerleading coach she portrays on TV.
Originally posted 05/18/2014 05:15PM
Unlike many pro athletes a generation ago, when soccer players Joanna Lohman and Lianne Sanderson came out in their early twenties, their families, friends and teammates were more than accepting.
Originally posted 05/16/2014 05:00PM
Brittney Griner's basketball skills took her to the top of her sport, helping her college team win a national championship at Baylor and becoming the No. 1 pick of the Phoenix Mercury in the 2013 WNBA draft.
Originally posted 05/15/2014 02:45PM
Billy Bean still wishes he'd handled things differently back in 1995 when he quit baseball, rather than tell his teammates that he is gay.
Originally posted 05/14/2014 12:10PM
Michael Sam told the world he was gay sooner than he intended.
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