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Arthur Nory Mariano

Brazillian Olympic gymnast Arthur Nory Mariano recently came out on Instagram. The 2016 Rio Olympics bronze medal winner shared a video of himself and boyfriend João Otávio Tasso. Check out Arthur Nory Mariano on the Horizontal Bar in the video below. In 2019, Arthur Nory Mariano also became the world champion on the horizontal bar. …

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At just 21 years old professional soccer player Josh Cavallo has come out as gay. In an emotional statement on Twitter Josh said. “I am proud to publicly announce that I am gay.” This makes Cavallo the only gay current male professional footballer in the world. Josh Cavallo: “I couldn’t be happier with my decision …

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In the lead up to National Coming Out Day on 11 October, Monash University academic Professor Paula Gerber says we need to “raise awareness and change attitudes.” “Having laws that protect LGBTIQ from discrimination is just one piece of the jigsaw puzzle.” First celebrated in 1988, National Coming Out Day celebrates the power of visibiity. …

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Actress Cassandra Peterson – better known as US horror star Elvira, Mistress of the Dark – has come out of the coffin and revealed she’s been in a relationship with a woman for 19 years. Peterson has opened up about her partner Teresa “T” Wierson in her new memoir Yours Cruelly, Elvira. In the book, …

coming out to granny

I long considered my grandmother proof that the secret to a long life is to be a cold hard bitch. So I judged her the greatest obstacle to sharing my truth with the world when I came out at seventeen. I did not otherwise regard the experience as of any real consequence, never suffering the …

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Former High Court judge Michael Kirby has shared the moment he came out as gay to his mother just days before her death, and her heartwarming response. The 82-year-old spoke to comedian and artist Anh Do on this week’s episode of ABC program Anh’s Brush with Fame. Kirby opened up about the struggles he faced …

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A group of Australian lesbians have opened up in an episode of the ABC series You Can’t Ask That. The eye-opening show allows people from a marginalised or misunderstood group or community to answer anonymous questions – some ignorant, some well-meaning, some both – from the public. You Can’t Ask That’s new season starts this …

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Australian tennis champ Sam Stosur has shared the backstory behind her late-night decision to go public with her relationship with long-time partner Liz Astling in 2019. Stosur (above right) spoke with journalist Neroli Meadows on sports podcast Ordineroli Speaking about coming out after the 2019 Newcombe Medal tennis awards. That night, Stosur acknowledged Liz in …

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Kate Winslet said she sadly knows of gay actors in Hollywood hiding their sexuality out of fear they won’t get cast in straight roles. The actress revealed she knows at least four actors who are fearful of coming out in part due to persistent stigma in the film industry. “I cannot tell you the number …

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JoJo Siwa has revealed she’s in a relationship with an “amazing, wonderful” girlfriend who helped her come out to fans as on social media last month. The 17-year-old American singer, dancer and YouTube megastar opened up in an interview with The Tonight Show host Jimmy Fallon. Siwa explained she’s currently in a relationship with “the …

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