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Former US politician Aaron Schock comes out as gay

Former US congressman Aaron Schock has shared that he is gay. The Republican politician served in the US congress from 2009 to 2018. During his time in Congress, the representative from Illinois voted against gay rights and allowing protections for LGBTIQ+ people. He now says he regrets those choices. Schock revealed his sexuality in a […]

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SBS ‘Insight’ explores coming out with faith in a religious family

SBS ‘Insight’ explores coming out with faith in a religious family

SBS Insight returns this evening with an episode that looks into the intersection between LGBTIQ+ identities and faith. The debate forum which shares first person perspectives and experiences will feature a number of LGBTIQ+ Australians who have fought to reconcile their faith with their sexuality or gender identity. Among those set to feature in tonight’s episode are […]

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“Yep, I’m Gay” actor DJ Qualls comes out at Jim Jeffries’ show

“Yep, I’m Gay” actor DJ Qualls comes out at Jim Jeffries’ show

Actor DJ Qualls has come out declaring “Yep. I’m Gay” on Twitter. The actor said he’d made the declaration about his sexuality on stage at a Jim Jeffries show in San Diego. “It is 11:20pm. I just came out on stage at a Jim Jeffries show in San Diego. Yep, I’m gay. Been gay this whole […]

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Model and actor Zander Hodgson comes out as gay

Model and actor Zander Hodgson comes out as gay

Model and actor Zander Hodgson has posted a video to YouTube and shared that he is gay. In the clip Hodgson said “I just thought it was a really important thing to share with everyone.” Hodgson said he believed that sexuality is just a small part of who someone is, but if you shut it […]

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Love, Simon star says film helped him to come out as gay

Love, Simon star says film helped him to come out as gay

The upcoming teen coming-out tale Love, Simon has a lot of buzz ahead of its Australian release, and one of its stars has his own story to tell. Actor Joey Pollari, star of American Crime and the US remake of The Inbetweeners, recently revealed in an interview with Advocate that working on the film helped him to come out […]

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson reveals he came out after being caught stealing porn

Jesse Tyler Ferguson reveals he came out after being caught stealing porn

Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson has revealed that he came out to his family after he was caught shoplifting gay porn. The actor sat down with People magazine and explained that happened. “The incident with the porn, I was a freshman in High School when that happened.” Ferguson explained. The actor shared that as a […]

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Watch the new trailer for teen coming out story Love, Simon

“Everyone deserves a great love story.” A new trailer has been released for an upcoming tale of a teenage boy coming out as gay in high school directed by Greg Berlanti. Love, Simon features Nick Robinson as Simon, a seventeen-year-old who is trying to find a way to tell his family and friends about his identity, and […]

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Trans (I) Am: Veronica Jean Jones on trans identity and drag

You may know Veronica Jean Jones as a drag performer and Bingay hostess with the mostest. You may not know that VJJ identifies as transgender. The vivacious lady has now decided to share some of her journey with me, OUTinPerth and the world! Given that you live a significant part of your professional life on […]

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Actor Thomas Dekker comes out as gay

Actor Thomas Dekker comes out as gay

Actor Thomas Dekker, who starred in the TV shoes Heroes, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and The Secret Circle has announced that he is gay. Dekker also shared that he’d gotten married to his husband back in April. In a statement the actor said another gay man, who was accepting an award at a high profile awards ceremony, […]

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Matt Bomer describes coming out to his family as “radio silence”

Matt Bomer describes coming out to his family as “radio silence”

Actor Matt Bomer has described how his family reacted to his coming out, describing a period of “radio silence”. The star of A Normal Heart, White Collar and Magic Mike said he faced a period of estrangement from his relatives when they found out he was gay. “I wrote a letter to my parents.” Bomer revealed in […]

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