coming out

Opinion

How queer influencers transformed coming out for Gen Z

Whether it’s TikTok or Instagram, social media can offer more intimate access to authentic queer stories.
Rachel Charlene Lewis
1.10.20
News

watch a deleted gay bar scene from 'love, simon'

Simon’s first gay bar experience is perfectly awkward.
i-D Team
6.1.18
Opinion

why i’m not coming all the way out

The act of coming out is framed as a significant rite of passage in the LGBTQ community. Love, Simon is the latest iteration of the coming out narrative, emphasising its importance. But for some, the consequences can still feel too high a cost.
Gayrabian in Europe
4.27.18
Film

5 queer youth films that go beyond coming out

Exploring a new generation of LGBTQ+ global cinema, from Brooklyn beaches to remote South African villages, Yorkshire farms to Russian bedrooms.
Emily Manning
6.26.17
News

the actress who played barb is now out, proud, and combatting queer baiting

Yasss, Barb!
André-Naquian Wheeler
4.19.17
News

professional skateboarding’s first openly gay man has come out

Legendary skater Brian Anderson has opened up about the fear and shame he felt being closeted on the pro scene. And why he hopes opening up will make life better for other queer kids.
Wendy Syfret
9.29.16
watch

i-D meets: troye sivan

Born in Johannesburg and raised in Perth, Troye Sivan is the 21-year-old YouTuber turned intelli-pop favorite whose legendary "Coming Out" video has been watched nearly 7 million times. To an audience of switched-on teens all over the world, his...
i-D Staff
6.21.16
Music

troye sivan: the voice of the internet generation

He’s the YouTube sensation turned pop star whose legendary 'Coming Out' video has been watched nearly seven million times.
Matthew Whitehouse
6.6.16
Music

rihanna has secretly been helping a gay fan come out, via twitter dms

In case you need another reason to believe that BadGal is actually an angel.
Hannah Ongley
4.14.16
Music

troye sivan helped a fan come out to her mom onstage

The Australian singer-songwriter is making America gay again.
Matthew Whitehouse
3.9.16
Culture

meet nigeria’s most famous gay activist

Nigerian LGBT campaigner Bisi Alimi talks about coming out on national TV, escape to the UK and the ballroom scene in his homeland.
i-D Staff
Colin Crummy
2.22.16
News

why coming out was a 'moral imperative' for ellen page

Nearly a year after she announced she is gay, the actress is in love, doing great work, and feeling free.
Laura Vogel
1.31.16
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