With International Coming Out Day just around the corner (11-10-12) it seems an apposite time to tell people about the RUComing Out Website, which deals with precisely that subject. It’s worth visiting, especially if you are a lesbian and/or black, since most of the coming out stories so far are from white men. In the […]

Ricky Martin Talks about Being Gay, Fatherhood and the Right to Marry

In a candid interview on YouTube, Latin American singer songwriter Ricky Martin talks in English about life since coming out. Talking about his boyfriend, Martin talks about how much he loves him and wells up as he says that the greatest thing about him is: “He loves my children”. Later, Martin describes coming out as ‘amazing’ […]

Australian Star Comes Out and Launches a Missive

Kath and Kim star Magda Szubanski has come out as a lesbian and posed the question “How come serial killers can get married but we can’t?” to her government. British-born Szubanski, 50, who plays Sharon Strzelecki, stool pigeon to the two main characters, came out on Australian TV on Valentine’s Day 2012 and used the opportunity to […]

Gay soccer players should not come out – says German captain

Reuters – Gay professional soccer players should not come out because the repercussions could be too devastating, according to Germany captain Philipp Lahm. “I would not advise any gay professional footballer to come out,” Lahm wrote in his autobiography “The Subtle Difference”. “I would fear that he could end up like Justin Fashanu who after he […]