Bird, who has remained pretty quiet about her personal life throughout her career, simply told ESPN: “I’m gay. Megan’s my girlfriend.”
“Over the last year and a half, I went from my trans identity being something I was in touch with and worked through in one way or another, to suddenly this shift where it’s on the front burner. Now it’s time to become a whole person.”
“That she talked to you about this at all is a beautiful and important thing that a lot of young people don’t have. So know that just being there for her is already making an enormous difference!”
Do you ever wish you could travel back in time and scream at your younger self to open their eyes?
Beyoncé’s husband released a new album, but what I’m excited about is the track titled “Smile” where his mother, Gloria Carter, comes out as a lesbian.
When an in-law has a terrible reaction to your coming out, do you still have to go to their wedding?
“I consider myself bisexual, and I think balancing my male and female energies has been a big part of me growing as an actor.”
Seventh-Day Adventist pastor Alicia Johnston knew she would lose leadership of her congregation when she came out as bisexual, but did it anyway. She talked with Autostraddle about her hopes to the future, and how she wants to continue ministering to queer people of faith.
“She was an attractive woman, you know. If she hadn’t told us she was a lesbian, she could’ve been in a Miss America contest!”
“I don’t normally do this, but I figure now is just as good a time as any to get personal. I’ve only just recently come out as bisexual to my family and friends. It’s something I am still processing and trying to understand.”
A cautionary tale.
“It’s one of the hardest things most of us, as a community, will ever have to do and has the capacity to irrevocably change our lives… for better or worse.”
Netflix’s new sitcom eschews the long white tradition of TV comedies and focuses on a Latinx family with a lesbian daughter and a mom who reads our website!
Brown called a family meeting, and after a few tense moments where she said “You guys are freaking out, which is making me freak out,” she came out by saying “I’m gay.”
A look at all the ladies who came out as lesbian, gay, queer, bisexual or otherwise-lady-loving-ladies in 2016! There’s so many!
Fifth Harmony member Lauren Jauregui is a proud bisexual Cuban-American, and also has some very choice words for Donald Trump voters so LISTEN UP.
“Part of why I’m coing out is because there’s so much hate and fear in and around the LGBT community right now and it’s important for us not to halt progress out of fear.”
Yesterday, Christian blogger and memoirist Glennon Doyle Melton announced via Twitter and Facebook that she and Abby Wambach are in love.
Here’s what you do: write “I’m Gay” (or trans or bi or queer or whatever) on a piece of paper and put it inside an Easter Egg for the Easter Egg Hunt. Someone at your family gathering will find it, and it will lead to mass confusion as everyone tries to figure out who the “I” is referring to in the note. Now your Easter party is a Mystery party!
“I sent a short, simple message saying that although I didn’t realize it fully until recently, I was indeed bisexual, that this was an undeniable part of my identity, and I could no longer comfortably hide this fact.
He never responded.”