“I’m Gay”: 13 Women Share Their Coming Out Stories

Photographed by Kristiina Wilson.
11th October is National Coming Out Day, an event created by the Human Rights Campaign in 1988 to encourage LGBTQ people and their allies to come out in support of visibility and acceptance.
To celebrate, we photographed 13 amazing LGBTQ women and asked them to tell us their coming out stories. Their experiences range from heartwarming to sad to surprisingly hilarious — but each is inspiring in its own way.
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