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October 11, 2016

HRC Celebrates National Coming Out Day 2016

Whether it's coming out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or as an ally, countless American actors, athletes, musicians and YouTube sensations advanced the movement for equality in 2016. In honor of National Coming Out Day, here are a few of the standout coming out moments in pop culture in the last year including inspiring words from Trey Pearson, Alexis G. Zall, Shawn Balentine, Amandla Stenberg, Gus Kenworthy, Nyle DiMarco, Elena Delle Donne, Rebecca Sugar, Lilly Wachowski, Michael Angelakos, Holland Taylor, Colton Haynes, Mara Wilson, Keke Palmer, and Brendan Jordan.

Learn more at hrc.im/ComingOutDay.

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