National Coming Out Day: 24 Celebrities Who Came Out This Year
by Dan Avery 7h ago On October 11, LGBT people around the world are encouraged to share their truth in whatever way feels right: it might be in person, in an Instagram, or even a joyful YouTube video. In celebration of National Coming Out Day, we’re looking back at 24 major personalities who have come out since last Coming Out Day. Hopefully there will be even more next year! Brandon Flynn In September, the 13 Reasons Why actor identified himself as part of the LGBT community in an Instagram post. Addressing a pilot who had written “Vote No” in skywriting over Sydney during the survey on marriage equality in Australia, Flynn wrote, “Too many of my friends have been kicked out of their homes, kept in the closet, beat up, killed, ridiculed by church and state, institutionalized. And you are scared that if we vote YES, you won’t be able to show your hate for us. Fuck that.” “We’ve fought, we’ve come out bravely even in our fear, and you wrote a message in the sky because you’re scared,” he added. “Equality takes courage, it worries me that too many people in this world lack the
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