Explore: Coming Out

Find resources to help you come out and live openly at home, at work and in your community.

  • Coming Out Stories

    Whether coming out as LGBTQ or as an ally, Americans advance equality by sharing their stories.
  • National Coming Out Day

    On Oct. 11, 2017, we will celebrate the 29th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.
  • Resource Guide to Coming Out

    This guide was designed to help you through the coming out process in realistic and practical terms.
  • Youth Survey Findings

    Read findings from HRC's groundbreaking survey of over 10,000 LGBTQ-identified youth.
  • Bisexual Resource Guide

    For bisexual people, coming out can present some unique challenges. This guide is designed to prepare you for those challenges and to give you the tools to live openly wherever and whenever you are safe, able and ready.
  • Coming Out at Work

    Being open at work can be a daunting challenge. But it can also relieve the daily stress of hiding who you are. Here are some things to think about as you consider whether or not to come out at work.

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  • HRC Recognizes Savannah’s Courage Coming Out to Her Mormon Congregation

    June 27, 2017
  • HRC Celebrates Mother’s Day 2017

    May 14, 2017
  • 20th Anniversary of Ellen DeGeneres Coming Out

    April 28, 2017
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