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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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  • ... that when reporter George Crile III compared San Francisco to Sodom and Gomorrah when interviewing Dianne Feinstein for the CBS documentary Gay Power, Gay Politics, she threw him out of her office?
  • ... that Dan Savage indulged in the "seven deadly sins" during research for his book Skipping Towards Gomorrah?
  • ... that Bethany Black has been described as "Britain's only goth, lesbian, transsexual comedian"?
  • ... that drag entertainer José Sarria was the first openly gay candidate for public office in the United States, garnering some 6,000 votes in his 1961 campaign for the San Francisco Board of Supervisors?
  • ... that ABC moved the Roseanne (TV series) episode "December Bride", which featured a same-sex wedding, from its usual broadcast time slot to one 90 minutes later, citing the episode's "adult humor"?
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    I think I've always been bisexual. I mean, it's something that I've always been interested in. I think everybody kind of fantasizes about the same sex. I think people are born bisexual, and it's just that our parents and society kind of veer us off into this feeling of 'Oh, I can't'. They say it's taboo. It's ingrained in our heads that it's bad, when it's not bad at all. It's a very beautiful thing.

    Billie Joe Armstrong, of the band Green Day

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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 Aug 19-20: Flame Con (Brooklyn, NY)(site,Twitter)
    Flag-us Oct 5-8: InterPride AGM and World Conferance (Indianapolis, IN)
    (international) Oct 11: National Coming Out Day
    Flag-England Nov 13-25: GFest/Gaywise Festival (London)


    2017 TBA:
    Flag-us Oct?: GaymerX (California)


    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


    2018 TBA:
    Flag-ca Aug?: Vancouver Queer Film Festival (Vancouver, BC)


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


    TBA:
    Flag-us {maybe in a November?}: GaymerX East 2 (NY,NY?)
    Flag-us 2017? Oct?: Nijicon[1] (Philadelphia, PA)


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