Tag: coming out of the closet

NBA Executive Comes Out

ShareTweet The NBA continues to make headlines in the LGBT community as a long-time executive comes out of the closet.  Phoenix Suns president Rick Welts confirmed in a New York Times article this weekend that he is gay.  Welts is more than a well-established figure within the NBA, being given credit for creating the NBA […]

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Former NFL Player Comes Out in GLSEN’s “Changing the Game”

ShareTweet Former NFL player Wade Davis comes out of the closet in support of GLSEN’s new “Changing the Game” initiative. Davis played for the National Football League from 2000-2004 – first with the Tennessee Titans, and later with the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins.  Or at least we think this is the first time […]

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Oprah’s “Coming Out” Special

ShareTweet Yes! Oprah Winfrey is having a “Coming Out” special. And no, that’s not her big family secret. You need to catch up! She has a half-sister but that was yesterday’s show. Today, she’s featuring a “Coming Out” episode that showcases her 25 years of covering LGBT issues. And no! She’s not gay. We appreciate […]

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Charles Barkley: “God Bless the Gay People”

ShareTweet NBA legend Charles Barkley is pro-gay and ain’t afraid to talk about it.  This video was circulating around the Internet last week, but Charles has been very open about his support for the LGBT community AND gay marriage for awhile. In his latest pro-gay message, he said…. “You know, people try to make it […]

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Black Lesbian Film Featured at Sundance

ShareTweet This weekend, the black lesbian coming-of-age movie called “PARIAH” is getting a lot of buzz at the Sundance Film Festival.   The early reviews are in and it sounds amazing!  From the Boston Globe: “Pariah is about the loosening of sexual and social expectations among black people in Brooklyn,” writes the Boston Globe‘s Wesley Morris. “Its […]

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Bi Guy: Coming Out in Compton

ShareTweet In his own words, Travon Free comes out of the closet as bisexual.  Read his blog post here.  Born and raised in Compton California, Travon Free is a comedian, actor, and writer who towers over most at 6’7.   And according to his website, FREEdom Of Speech, he’s only 25 years old and has already accomplished […]

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