All posts tagged: coming out

13 Awesome YouTuber Coming Out Videos

Today, October 11, is National Coming Out Day! YouTube is a place where I’m sure many of us have found ourselves at one time or another as we try to understand what it means to be LGBTIQ+ and what coming out might mean for our future. Because of this, we’ve put together a list of YouTuber coming out videos and stories for you to enjoy! 1. Ingrid Nilsen – Something I Want You To Know (Coming Out) 2. Danielle Brianne – I am Transgender 3. Connor Franta – Coming Out 4. Shane Dawson – I’m Bisexual 5. Kat Blaque – My Coming Out Story 6. HeyoDamo – Coming out as Asexual 7. Troye Sivan – Coming Out 8. Lane S – Coming Out to Your Parents as Nonbinary 9. Joey Graceffa – Yes I’m Gay 10. Hannah Hart – So. This is me. 11. AmandasChronicles – My Coming Out Story 12. Jazzberry Rose – Coming Out as Pansexual! 13. Mason Healy

“ZE”: Queer as Fuck! Perth Fringe World 2016: An Interview

Michelle/Ryan, also known as Ren, is debuting hir show, “Ze”: Queer As Fuck, at Perth Fringe World 2016. Hir show is described as a “one-person, genderqueer, kinky, femmesexual, polyminded, gay-divorcee PRIDE parade through the real life of Michelle/Ryan.” Born in Washington State and raised close to the Canadian border, Ren has been performing for a long time, acting in theatres from the age of eight or nine, and studying theatre and psychology at university. Ren came out after ze moved to Vancouver in British Columbia at age 18, and considers hir identity to be reformed around Canadian values. Having lived in Australia & New Zealand for almost two years though, ze feels this part of the world is as much like home as that part. We had the chance to talk to Ren about what to expect from hir upcoming show in Perth, the importance of pronouns, how identities in the queer community have changed of the past 10 years and MUCH MORE. Take a look! The QA: Firstly, how did the idea for the …

Jodie Foster's Golden Globe Speech

Jodie Foster’s sexuality is a trending topic after her recent Golden Globe coming out speech. Her sexuality has been assumed for years, though on Sunday January 13 when accepting her Cecil B. De Mille Award at the 70th Golden Globe Awards, it was confirmed. “So while I’m here being all confessional and I guess I just have a sudden urge to say something that I’ve never really been able to air in public, so a declaration that I’m a little nervous about,” said Foster “I’m just going to put it out there, right? Loud and proud, right? So I’m going to need your support on this. I am single. I hope that you’re not disappointed that there won’t be a big coming out speech tonight because I already did my coming out about a thousand years ago back in the Stone Age in those very quaint days when a fragile young girl would open up to trusted friends and family, co workers and then gradually, proudly to everyone who knew her, to everyone she actually met.” She …