Coming Out Center

Living Openly and Authentically

Whether it's for the first time ever or the first time today, the experience of coming out and living openly covers the full spectrum of human emotion -- from fear to euphoria.

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National Coming Out Day Videos

HRC National Coming Out Day

Watch all of HRC's National Coming Out Day 2014 videos.

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Coming Out Stories

National Coming Out Day Celebrities

Whether coming out as LGBT or as an ally, Americans advance equality by sharing their stories.

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Coming Out Resources

HRC coming out resources

Explore our guide to coming out, transgender visibility guide, and a variety of other resources.

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National Coming Out Day

Coming Out

In 2014, we celebrated the 26th anniversary of NCOD with the theme, "Coming Out Still Matters."

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Youth Survey Findings

Youth Coming Out

Read findings from HRC's groundbreaking survey of over 10,000 LGBT-identified youth.

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