Coming out to my father by Paula Varjack

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A limited edition artwork, that looks forward to when “coming out” is a non event, met with acceptance rather than “tolerance” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS Artist, Facilitator and Producer Paula Varjack has announced a new fundraising project in aid of Dementia UK and Colours Youth Network.  The title of the project is “Coming out to my [….]

CELEB: Supergirl and Grey’s Anatomy star Chyler Leigh opens up about her sexuality

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The TV star thanked the queer community for their “outpouring of love and support” since her coming out  BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS You might know Chyler Leigh best for her roles playing Lexie in Grey’s Anatomy or currently as Alex in the CW series, Supergirl.  The actor recently came out in a heart-warming blog post that [….]

WOMEN ON TOP: How to come out at work

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Kate Barker thinks everyone should be out at work. Here’s how ✅ BY KATE BARKER Everyone should be out at work. Every. One.  Partly because ordinary questions like “How was your weekend?” are devilishly difficult to navigate through a fog of gender-neutral pronouns.  And lying is exhausting. Especially on a Monday morning. But I do [….]

Jameela Jamil opens up about coming out as queer

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“I was just trying to add to the conversation; that I’m not saying this qualifies me as a part of ballroom [culture], but you don’t actually know my sexuality” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE VIA INSTAGRAM When most celebrities come out as queer, they’re celebrated online and shown plenty of support in the media. Of course, [….]

1996: A mid-90s coming out story

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Spoken word artist Jenny Foulds captures her coming out – and the kindness of the strangers who helped her do so BY DANIELLE MUSTARDE. IMAGE JENNY FOULDS Scotland-born, London-based spoken word artist Jenny Foulds started writing and performing spoken word around two years ago, following a 10 year hiatus from performing. “My spoken word can [….]

Tegan and Sara: “Being twins didn’t make it easier being queer”

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Our November cover stars talk coming out and coming into their own IMAGE BY TREVOR BRADY We can’t stop listening to Tegan and Sara’s latest album, Hey, I’m Just Like You, and their must-read memoir, High School, had us hooked from page one. So when we got a chance to speak to the pop icons [….]

FILM: I’m coming out

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“COMING OUT captures the moment of coming out – after which, their life shall be forever changed” BY FELICITAS SOPHIE VAN LAAK Adjusting his phone camera, a young man runs his palms over his face nervously, a young woman stares into her web cam, excitedly reaching for her girlfriend’s hand. In recent years, more and [….]