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National Coming Out Day is a civil awareness day internationally-observed on October 11 for coming out and discussion about LGBT issues. It is observed by members of the LGBT communities and their supporters.

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  • ...that Mohamed Camara's 1997 film Dakan was the first West African film to explore homosexuality?
  • ... that for the 1967 television documentary CBS Reports: The Homosexuals, the network concealed the identity of one of the gay interview subjects by seating him behind a potted palm tree?
  • ... that Vanessa Redgrave's portrayal of transsexual Renée Richards in the 1986 biopic Second Serve was praised as embodying "every internal contradiction of the polymorphously perverse"?
  • ... that the author of Hollywood Undercover posed as an aspiring gay actor while investigating claims of a Church of Scientology "cure" for homosexuality?
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    Why can't they have gay people in the army? Personally, I think they are just afraid of a thousand guys with M16s going, "Who'd you call a faggot?"

    —Jon Stewart

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    LGBT Info:Birthdays/July From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia < Portal:LGBT‎ | Selected anniversaries

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    1 – Charles Laughton (1899–1962), English-American actor, screenwriter, producer, and director 1 – Louis Joseph, Duke of Vendôme (1654-1712), French military commander 1 – Orlando Cruz (1981–), Puerto Rican professional boxer 2 – Daniel Kowalski (1975–), Australian freestyle swimmer 2 – Johnny Weir (1984-), American figure skater, 2008 World Bronze Medalist 2- Sylvia Rae Rivera (July 2, 1951 – February 19, 2002) Civil Rights activist who advocated for Transgender rights 4 – Stephen Boyd (1931–1977), British actor 4 – Steven Cojocaru (1970-), Canadian fashion critic/TV personality 5 – Jean Cocteau (1889–1963), French poet, artist, and director 5 – Megan Rapinoe (1985–), American professional soccer midfielder 5 – Hein Vos (1903-1972), Dutch politician and economist, first gay member of Cabinet of the Netherlands 6 – Merv Griffin (1925–2007), American television host, musician, actor, and media mogul 6 – Frida Kahlo (1907–1954), Mexican artist 7 – George Cukor (1899–1983), American film director 7 – Kirsten Vangsness (1972–), American actress 8 – Silvia Modig (1976-), Finnish politician, radio and TV journalist 9 – David Hockney (1937–), English painter and photographer 9 – Kelly McGillis (1957–), American actress 10 – Angel Haze (1991–), American rapper and singer 10 – Alexandra Hedison (1969–), American photographer and actress 10 – Marcel Proust (1871–1922), French novelist 10 – Fiona Shaw (1958–), Irish actress and theatre-opera director 11 - Giorgio Armani (1934-), Italian fashion designer 11 – Leisha Hailey (1971–), American actress and musician 11 – Dorothy Wilde (1895–1941), Anglo-Irish socialite, niece of Oscar Wilde 12 – Van Cliburn (1934–2013), American pianist 12 – Michelle Rodriguez (1978–), American actress 12 – Kyrsten Sinema (1976-), American congresswoman (Arizona) 13 – Mary Emma Woolley (1863-1947), American educator, peace activist & women's suffragist 14 – Randy Boissonnault (1970-), Canadian politician 14 – Ferdinando II de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1610-1670), Italian aristocrat 14 – Jane Lynch (1960–), American actress 15 – David Cicilline (1961-), American Democratic congressman (Rhode Island) 15 – Allison Brewer (1954-), Canadian social activist and politician 15 – Olly Alexander (1990-), British singer (Years & Years) 16 – Reinaldo Arenas (1943–1990), Cuban poet, novelist, and playwright 16 – Tony Kushner 1956-), American playwright and screenwriter 17 – Charles Lapointe (1944-), Canadian business executive and politician 18 – Elio Di Rupo (1951–), Prime Minister of Belgium 18 – Lillian Faderman (1940–), American scholar, historian and writer 19 – Joseph Hansen (1923–2004), American crime writer and poet 19 – Jaiyah Saelua (1988-), Samoan international football player 20 – Roberta Achtenberg (1950-), American federal politician & civil rights attorney 20 – Rokas Žilinskas (1972-), Lithuanian journalist and politician 21 – Rufus Wainwright (1973–), American/Canadian singer-songwriter 22 – Emily Saliers (1963–), American singer-songwriter and member of Indigo Girls 24 – Gus Van Sant (1952–), American director 24 – Anna Paquin (1982–), New-Zealand Actress 25 – Christine Quinn (1966–), American politician, former Speaker of the New York City Council 26 – Nikki Sinclaire (1968-), English politician, UK's first openly transgender parliamentarian 28 – Judy Grahn (1940–), American poet 29 – Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961), Swedish diplomat & 2nd Secretary-General of the U.N. 29 – Paul Taylor (1930–), American choreographer 30 – Sean Patrick Maloney (1966-), American Democratic congressman (New York) 30 – Pascal Smet (1967-), Belgian politician 31 – Barbara Gittings (1932–2007), American gay rights activist

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    2017:
    Flag-us Nov 4-5: GaymerX East (NYC)
    Flag-England Nov 13-25: GFest/Gaywise Festival (London)


    2018:
    Flag-ca Jan 21-28: Whistler Pride and Ski Festival (Whistler, BC)
    Flag-us Apr 21: Day of Silence
    Flag-us May 11-13: OutlantaCon 10/Gaylaxicon (Atlanta, GA)
    Flag-fr June 27-30: EGPA Conference
    Flag-fr Aug 4-12: Gay Games 10
    (international) Oct 11: National Coming Out Day


    2018 TBA:
    Flag-ca Aug?: Vancouver Queer Film Festival (Vancouver, BC)
    Flag-us Aug?: Flame Con (Brooklyn, NY)(site,Twitter)
    Flag-ca Oct??: InterPride AGM and World Conferance (Saskatoon, SK)


    2019:
    Flag-us June?: 2019 WorldPride (New York)


    TBA:
    Flag-us Oct?: GaymerX (California)
    Flag-us November?: GaymerX East 2 (NY,NY?)
    Flag-us 2017? Oct?: Nijicon[1] (Philadelphia, PA)