Happy National Coming Out Day To 19 LGBTQ+ Celebrities Who Came Out In 2018

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Coming out as an LGBTQ+ person (especially someone who's gay or a lesbian) may not be as dangerous or stressful as it once was — hell, people even come out via cakes and rollercoaster signs now — but it still takes incredible strength to be honest about your sexual orientation or gender identity.
S0, to celebrate National Coming Out Day (Oct. 11), we're taking a look at 19 celebrities who've come out as gay, lesbian, bisexual, queer, transgender, genderqueer (and anything else that's not 100% straight and cisgender) so far this year.
Some of their messages are tearful, some are joyful, but they're all incredibly brave.

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