National Coming Out Day 2017: What is Coming Out Day?

National Coming Out Day celebrates those who have or may be struggling to come out as lesbian, gay, transgender, bisexual or queer, according to the National Human Rights Campaign (HRC). When was it first celebrated? The day was originally celebrated ......mehr

Quelle : Austin American-Statesman

What is National Coming Out Day?

Today is National Coming Out Day, dedicated to raising awareness of civil rights for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community. LGBTQ advocacy group the Human Rights Campaign says that National Coming Out Day is meant to help create an ......mehr

Quelle : ABC News

Dems hit Trump on National Coming Out Day

Democrats are slamming President Trump on National Coming Out day, with the chairman of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) calling the Trump administration "openly hostile to LGBTQ people." “Unfortunately, this year's celebration is clouded by a ......mehr

Quelle : The Hill (blog)

Pelosi Celebrates 'National Coming Out Day' by Accusing Trump of 'Malicious ...

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) celebrated “National Coming Out Day” today by releasing a statement accusing President Donald Trump's administration of engaging in a "malicious" campaign against LGBTs. “Sadly, we celebrate this day while ......mehr

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The History Behind Why We Say a Person 'Came Out of the Closet'

This year, National Coming Out Day 2017 — which falls on Wednesday — marks both the 29th anniversary of the day's observance and the 30th anniversary of the March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights, which called for President Ronald Reagan ......mehr

Quelle : TIME

Democrats on National Coming Out Day: Trump 'openly hostile' to LGBTQ

This year's celebration of National Coming Out Day is shrouded by the Trump presidency, top Democrats said Wednesday. “Unfortunately, this year's celebration is clouded by a presidency that is openly hostile to LGBTQ people,” Democratic National ......mehr

Quelle : USA TODAY

Repurposing Coming Out Day in the Trump era

National Coming Out Day began as a day that strove to make LGBT people more visible to the countless Americans who had never met a gay person. But this year, members of the LGBT community say the focus has become more political as President Trump ......mehr

Quelle : Washington Post

Student accidentally outs herself, then celebrates National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day, designed as a day of celebration for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people, gained national traction in 1988 when thousands of LGBTQ people and allies held the first National March for Lesbian and Gay Rights in ......mehr

Quelle : CNN

Donald Trump Ignored National Coming Out Day Unlike Barack Obama

President Donald Trump has once again failed to acknowledge a day relevant to the LGBTQ community, as he mentioned nothing about National Coming Out Day. Unlike Trump, President Barack Obama shared messages of support to the LGBTQ community ......mehr

Quelle : Newsweek