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Dennis Finnegan comes out

Ten-time Irish national track and field champion Denis Finnegan came out as gay overnight on the podcast Five Rings To Rule Them All. He told sports reporter Cyd Zeigler that he drifted towards coming out in recent years. Originally from Ireland, Denis Finnegan now lives in Melbourne. In 2018, he met Cyd Zeigler from Five …

Witold Sadowy Poland

Witold Sadowy, a legend of Polish theatre as well as a movie actor and respected theatre critic and journalist recently came out as gay. He outed himself after turning 100 on 7 January this year. Witold Sadowy lost both his father and brother in the Warsaw Uprising of 1944 when the Polish Home Army unsuccessfully …

A teenager has told the touching story of how her mother finally embraced her daughter’s bisexuality after the pair watched the gay drama film Love, Simon together. The film stars Nick Robinson as Simon (pictured), a high school student struggling with his sexuality until he meets someone online from his school who’s going through the …

Coming out as gay can be an emotional and often nerve-wracking experience for LGBTI people. When a gay guy in Mississippi came out to his mother recently, she didn’t want to react in a way that would hurt him. But without any LGBTI people to turn to for advice and guidance, she decided to call …

Gay heartthrob Colton Haynes will be honoured with the Human Rights Campaign’s Visibility Award for being a role model to young LGBTIQ people. The award is given by the group to celebrities who use their high profiles to benefit the LGBTIQ community, and the Teen Wolf and Arrow actor will get the gong at the …

Attorney General Yvette D'Ath

The Queensland government is under pressure to follow Victoria and the ACT’s lead on new laws removing legal barriers for transgender and intersex people who want to affirm their sex on their birth certificates. Earlier this month, Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews announced legislation that will allow Victorian transgender or intersex people to be able to …