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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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Ellen DeGeneres


Ellen DeGeneres
American comedian, television host, actress, writer, and producer


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  • ... what a Gay icon is?
  • ... that when ABC's Birmingham, Alabama, affiliate WBMA-LP refused to air the Ellen coming out episode "The Puppy Episode", a local LGBT group sold out a 5,000-seat theater so people could watch it via satellite?
  • ...that Pullen Memorial Baptist Church is the first Baptist church in the Southern United States to have chosen an openly gay person as lead clergy?
  • ...that Cheryl Dunye's 1996 film The Watermelon Woman was the first feature film to be directed by a black lesbian?
  • ...that the very first news article on what became known as AIDS appeared in the New York Native, a now defunct gay newspaper in New York City?
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    In truth, the term "gay community" is just a figure of speech, meaning not much more than "all the gay people in this area." There is no "gay community" per se. What there is is a large number of different and overlapping smaller gay communities each centered on a specific interest or activity, from square-dancing to playing bridge, from choral singing to political activity, from S/M to theater.

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    Gregory ("Greg") Louganis (born January 29, 1960 in El Cajon, California) is an American diver who is best known for winning back-to-back Olympic titles in both the 3m and 10m diving events. He received the James E. Sullivan Award from the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) in 1984 as the most outstanding amateur athlete in the United States. Louganis is of Samoan/Swedish descent and was raised in California by his adoptive parents, a Greek-American couple.

    At age 16, Louganis took part in the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Canada where he placed second in the tower event, behind Italian Klaus Dibiasi. Two years later, with Dibiasi retired, Louganis went on to win his first world title in the same event.

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    2017:
    Flag-us Oct 5-8: InterPride AGM and World Conferance (Indianapolis, IN)
    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)


    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)


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