Coming out in order to live openly isn’t something you do once, or even for one year. It’s a decision that we make every single day of our lives. Every coming out experience is unique and must be navigated in the way most comfortable for the individual. Whether it's for the first time ever or the first time today, coming out can be an arduous journey. It is also a brave decision to live authentically.

On October 11, 2020, join us in celebrating the 32nd annual National Coming Out Day!

Health & Aging, Allies, Coming Out, LGBTQ Youth

Understanding the Intersex Community

“You are human; you are whole. You are normal. Intersex is normal...We love you, and you are not alone.” - Former HRC Foundation Youth Ambassador Johnny Leggette (They/She)
This resource…

Coming Out, Communities of Color

Coming Out: Living Authentically as Black LGBTQ People

We all deserve the right to live our lives genuinely, completely and honestly. Race, ethnicity, language, religion, culture, gender expression, sexual orientation and gender identity should never be barriers to…

Bisexual, Coming Out

Resource Guide to Coming Out as Bisexual

Coming out is different for every person. For bisexual people, coming out can present some unique challenges. As bisexual people, we face skepticism and stereotypes about our sexuality, we are…

Coming Out, Workplace

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. At the same time, however, no one wants…

Bisexual, Transgender, Health & Aging, Coming Out

Coming Out to Your Doctor

Doctors, nurses, physician assistants, psychotherapists and other professionals treating you need to know about your sexual orientation and gender identity to give the best care possible.

Religion & Faith, Coming Out

Coming Home: To Faith, To Spirit, To Self

While many people enjoy a rich, spiritual life outside the realm of organized religion, this guide is aimed at folks who hope to lead their faith communities toward a more…

HIV & AIDS, Communities of Color, Coming Out, College

Safe Sex and Beating the Odds

Taking precautions against HIV doesn’t mean you should be ashamed of your sexuality or not enjoy sex - you can love your body and stay safe.