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The Queer Take: What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in common
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The Queer Take: What LGBTQ coming out stories and superhero origin comics have in common

Superhero origin stories are engineered, made up to create narrative consonance, to act as a step to the next rung in the series. They are constructed, contrived and concocted. Coming out stories from the LGBTQ+ community have a similar style.

Still trying to figure out where you fit on the queer spectrum? Here's a suggestion: Don’t
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Still trying to figure out where you fit on the queer spectrum? Here's a suggestion: Don’t

The entire point of the queer spectrum is to embrace inclusivity and acceptance — whichever way you choose to identify yourself. Unlike your closets, there’s no need for labels here.

Amid SC's landmark Section 377 verdict, read six compelling coming out stories of queer Indians
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Amid SC's landmark Section 377 verdict, read six compelling coming out stories of queer Indians

For queer Indians, while coming out of the closet will no longer be legally fraught thanks to the scrapping of Section 377, it will continue to be a challenging personal milestone

The Guysexual’s Guide To What Happens After #PrideMonth
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The Guysexual’s Guide To What Happens After #PrideMonth

On the anniversary of the first Pride March in Calcutta and the historic judgment of 2009 which decriminalised gay sex in India, here is a guide to things you shouldn't say when a gay friend comes out to you

To Mum, With Love: What It Means To Come Out As The Parent Of A Gay Son
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To Mum, With Love: What It Means To Come Out As The Parent Of A Gay Son

Coming out as the parent of a gay child is no easy feat. Because I might have had to come out of the closet only once, but for my mother — as a supportive parent — it’s an everyday struggle

Out and Proud: Sonal Giani on how she came to terms with her sexuality, and found happiness
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Out and Proud: Sonal Giani on how she came to terms with her sexuality, and found happiness

‘Queer women should come out only when they feel safe,' says Sonal Giani #FirstCulture | #OutAndProud | #MumbaiPride | #377QuitIndia

Out and Proud: Meet Aruna Desai, mother and ally who helps young LGBTQ people to come out to their families
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Out and Proud: Meet Aruna Desai, mother and ally who helps young LGBTQ people to come out to their families

Aruna Desai's stubborn optimism and drive has made her a go-to person for young members of the LGBTQI community, when they need assistance or want to come out to their parents | FirstCulture

Happy International Coming Out Day: The Guysexual’s Guide To Coming Out
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Happy International Coming Out Day: The Guysexual’s Guide To Coming Out

A step-by-step guide to stepping out of the closet this International Coming Out Day

To Mom, With Love
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To Mom, With Love

The story of How I Met My Mother: A #MothersDay Special

Friends of the LGBTIQ community, we need you to 'come out' as our allies
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Friends of the LGBTIQ community, we need you to 'come out' as our allies

The LGBTIQ community observed National Coming Out Day on 11 October. But here's why we need more people to 'come out' as our allies.

Russia dismantles memorial to Steve Jobs' after Tim Cook comes out
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Russia dismantles memorial to Steve Jobs' after Tim Cook comes out

Promoting "traditional values", President Vladimir Putin last year signed a law prohibiting the spread of "gay propaganda" among minors.

Here's why Tim Cook's 'coming out' matters: He didn't make it seem like a big deal
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Here's why Tim Cook's 'coming out' matters: He didn't make it seem like a big deal

Tim Cook's coming out is the kind that most gay people want. It adds another layer to what we know about them without defining his persona and colouring his work.

A Diwali coming out story: Why I don't fear fire crackers any more
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A Diwali coming out story: Why I don't fear fire crackers any more

A married man comes out as gay. And among many fears he is able to let go of is one that kept him from enjoying Diwali.

In a first for Chilean army, sailor comes out as gay
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In a first for Chilean army, sailor comes out as gay

A sailor in Chile has become the first serving member of the Chilean armed forces to announce he is gay

Why Jodie Foster’s speech matters: Not because she came out
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Why Jodie Foster’s speech matters: Not because she came out

At the Golden Globe awards, lifetime honoree Jodie Foster revealed something a Bollywood celebrity would never ever ‘fess up to. She came out. Not as a lesbian. Or at least that wasn't the important part of Jodie Foster's coming out story.

Tom, Anderson, Pinki: The new sexual inquisition
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Tom, Anderson, Pinki: The new sexual inquisition

Is Tom Cruise gay? Is Pinki Pramanik really a man? Is Anderson Cooper finally out of the closet? In the name of sexual liberalism, we have become a culture obsessed with prurient curiosity.

Tumblr pic of the day: Anderson Cooper comes out to Hillary Clinton
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Tumblr pic of the day: Anderson Cooper comes out to Hillary Clinton

A Washington Post Tumblr blog offers one of the pithiest comments on Anderson Cooper coming out.

Gay or not. Is coming out passé?
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Gay or not. Is coming out passé?

In India there are many ways to be out, even if you are still in the closet. But the media demands an in-or-out narrative. And these stories don't fit in there.