Tag Archives: National Coming Out Day

DNC Slams Trump/Pence On National Coming Out Day: We’ll Fight Their Anti-LGBT Actions “Tooth And Nail”

Via press release from the Democratic National Committee: “Today, on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate the fact that love is love and are resolute in our belief that all people deserve to be treated with dignity. We remember a time not long ago when living openly as a member of the LGBTQ community was nearly impossible. And we honor ...

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Tim Kaine Denounces Bullying On National Coming Out Day: Adults Need To Promote Acceptance [VIDEO]

Via press release from the Clinton campaign: In honor of National Coming Out Day, Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine sat down with ATTN: Editor-In-Chief Matthew Segal, telling him that it is incumbent upon adults in leadership positions to promote the message of acceptance. Amid clips of LGBT kids describing the bullying and hate-speech directed at them, Senator Kaine says that ...

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Democrats Applaud National Coming Out Day

Via press release: Today, on National Coming Out Day, we celebrate one of the most powerful forces in the fight for LGBT equality. When someone decides to come out as member of the LGBT community, it gives their friends, family, loved ones and neighbors a personal reason to support LGBT rights, and it inspires more members and allies of the ...

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TODAY: National Coming Out Day

The Human Rights Campaign notes that this year it coincides with Yom Kippur: We live in a beautiful, ever changing world where almost every day is sacred for someone, somewhere. This is no less true for many LGBTQ Jews and Muslims who will be celebrating National Coming Out Day and observing Yom Kippur and the Islamic holiday of Ashura all ...

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Google Celebrates National Coming Out Day

Also marking National Coming Out Day yesterday was Google, which gave a nod to their famed LGBT employees group.

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FDNY: It Gets Better [VIDEO]

We haven’t seen an It Gets Better video in awhile but yesterday the FDNY published their clip to mark National Coming Out Day. They write: In the FDNY-produced video, twelve active FDNY Firefighters, Paramedics, EMTs discuss the challenges they faced throughout their lives and the success they have found both as adults, as members of New York’s Bravest. “As Firefighters, ...

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Coca-Cola Celebrates National Coming Out Day

Yesterday Coca-Cola marked National Coming Out Day with the above tweet. Stand by for an avalanche of outrage.

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The Saint Of Dry Creek [VIDEO]

StoryCorps has posted another great bit of animation for National Coming Out Day. Clip recap: “Patrick Haggerty grew up the son of a dairy farmer in rural Dry Creek, Washington, during the 1950s. As a teenager, Pat began to understand he was gay—something he thought he was hiding well. But one day, after performing at a school assembly, Pat learned ...

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Hillary Celebrates National Coming Out Day

Hillary Clinton today marked National Coming Out Day with the above tweet which includes a video of last week’s speech to the Human Rights Campaign.

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SUNDAY: National Coming Out Day

The 27th annual National Coming Out Day is Sunday. The date was chosen in 1988 as the anniversary of the previous year’s historic March On Washington, when an estimated 500,000 gathered on the National Mall to demand increased funding for HIV/AIDS research, the repeal of anti-sodomy laws, and the legal recognition of LGBT relationships. Many of those 27 year-old dreams ...

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Happy National Coming Out Day

Today is the 26th annual National Coming Out Day, which was launched in 1988 on the first anniversary of 1987 March On Washington. In the words of Dr. Seuss: “Today you are you, that is truer than true. There is no one alive who is you-er than you.” Is there anyone important in your life that doesn’t know about you? ...

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It’s National Coming Out Day

Is there anybody left for you to come out to?

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25 Years Of National Coming Out Day

The 25th annual National Coming Out Day is tomorrow.

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It’s Nat’l Coming Out Day, Charlie Brown

From last night’s Jimmy Kimmel Show. Watch as Linus ticks off the many members of the LGBT community.

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Tomorrow: National Coming Out Day

Do you have anybody left to tell?

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TOMORROW: National Coming Out Day

Is there anybody left to safely tell? Tomorrow you’ve got an excuse to mention it.

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Tap Tap Tap

Today is National Coming Out Day.Today is Canadian Thanksgiving.Today is Columbus Day. Is anybody actually at work?

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Too Easy

The Human Rights Campaign has launched a new line of t-shirts and necklaces for next month’s National Coming Out Day Made in the USA, the 100% combed cotton, custom dyed t-shirt features eight screen printed activist buttons (notable mentions include: “Closets are for clothes”, “I heart HRC” and the Alex & Chloe logo) on the front left chest and a ...

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Tomorrow: National Coming Out Day

Tomorrow is National Coming Out Day. In the clip below, an Australian boy named Jack lets his mother tell his coming out story. Sweet stuff.

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Joy Behar Interviews Gay Teens

On her new HLN show, last night Joy Behar interviewed three gay teens about coming out in middle school. Project Runway winner Christian Sirano sits in (and promotes his new book.)

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