Pride Month 2019: 7 Amazing LGBTQ+ Celebrities That Came Out in June

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Nexter.org gathered all the famous people that celebrated 2019 by coming out and announcing proudly that they were a part of the LGBTQ+ community. 

Daniel Howell

Youtuber Daniel Howell released a video titled “Basically I’m Gay” where he came out as gay and told the full story of his life and struggles.

“To anyone watching this that isn’t out, it’s OK. You’re OK. You were born this way. It’s right,” he stated.

Source: YouTube

 

Lil Nas X

US rapper Lil Nas X celebrated by coming out on his Twitter: “some of y’all already know, some of y’all don’t care, some of y’all not gone fwm no more. but before this month ends i want y’all to listen closely to c7osure.”

Source: Getty Images

 

Jonathan Van Ness

“The older I get, the more I think that I’m non-binary — I’m gender non-conforming… Like, some days I feel like a man, but then other days I feel like a woman,” Jonathan Van Ness said in the interview for  Out Magazine.

“I think my energies are really all over the place. Any opportunity I have to break down stereotypes of the binary, I am down for it, I’m here for it,”

Source: Hello!

 

Eugene Lee Yang

“I created this music video as my personal way of coming out as a proud gay man who has many unheard, specific stories to tell. I withheld because of fear and shame shaped by my background but I promise to give my full truth in the rest of my life’s work,” Eugene Lee Yang posted on Twitter.

 

Source: Twitter

 

Connor Jessup

Canadian actor of American Crime also joined by coming out as a gay.

“I don’t want to be complicit, even peripherally, in the idea that being gay is a problem to be solved or hushed. I’m grateful to be gay. Queerness is a solution,” Jessup wrote on Instagram.

Source: AP

 

Megan Barton-Hanson 

Love Island star Megan Barton-Hanson came out as bisexual: “I first fell in love with a girl when I was 16, but it wasn’t even in a sexual way,” she said. “I never saw her just in that way, but we’d like hang out, and one thing led to another. We would do everything together.

“I found her more and more attractive, and not even the way she looked, just like the way she was in general.”

Source: Getty Images

 

Octavia Donata Columbro

Former X Factor singer Octavia Donata Columbro came out as transgender: “I thought to myself, ‘If I can’t be true to my gender identity then I don’t want to be alive’. Many nights I would cry myself to sleep, my pillow would be soaked with tears.”

She said: “I knew something was different in terms of my gender identity when I was younger I was mimicking the girls dancing in the opening scenes of the Bond films – I’d wrap material around my waist like a dress and walk down the stairs like I was Miss World.”

Source: PA


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