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What does Coming Out mean

Coming out is the short hand for “Coming out of the closet” which itself is a metaphor for revealing to oneself or to other’s ones gender identity and/or sexuality.  It can be a process of understanding and accepting a person’s own identity or it can be allowing others to know this aspect as well.  Coming out can be exploring ones own identity and sharing that with others.

Coming out can look very different to different people because it can be a deeply personal experience and it can change over time for individuals.  There is no one correct way of defining Coming Out because each individual is allowed to define it for themselves.  In this section we hope to provide some helpful information.