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TV: Stranger Thing’s Noah Schnapp Comes Out as Gay

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Stranger Things actor Noah Schnapp has been welcomed into the LGBTQ+ community with open arms after coming out as gay. Fans and celebrities have shared their love for the actor after he came out as gay in a TikTok video on Thursday night. “When I finally told my friends and family I was gay after being in the closet for 18 years and all they said was ‘we know,” he captioned the video. Full Story from Pink News

Comics: Superman Accepts His Bi Son

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Superman’s son has finally come out to his father as bisexual in an emotional edition of the comic – and of course, he accepts him. The heartfelt moment fans everywhere had been waiting for finally happened in issue 17 of Superman: Son of Kal-El in what was an incredibly well-written back-and-forth between Superman and his son, Jon Kent. Editor’s Note: I bought my first comic book in the late seventies – Action Comics #500. Superman was my idol – strong and handsome and good. To finally see him (even if it’s his super son) coming out as Bi… it makes … Read more

COMIC BOOKS: Five Epic Coming Outs

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The pantheon of LGBT+ heroes is growing every day as more characters are sharing their coming out moments in comics. Jon Kent, the Superman of Earth and son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane, made headlines this week after it was revealed that he is bisexual in Superman: Son of Kal-El #5. In the comic, Jon took on the Superman of Earth mantle while his dad, the OG Superman, is fighting crime off-world. The young Superman becomes “mentally and physically burnt out” by his duties, but he soon develops a loving relationship with reporter Jay Nakamura. It isn’t the first … Read more

Reign and Teen Wolf star Adelaide Kane: ‘Spoiler alert, I’m not straight’

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Reign and Teen Wolf star Adelaide Kane came out as bisexual during a special, emotional Valentine’s Day TikTok. The Australian actor opened up about her sexuality in a touching video shared on TikTok. In the video, Adelaide Kane looks around nervously and takes a couple of big breaths with the caption: “Me super nervous to come out publicly as bisexual to people in my life and on social media”. The video then cuts to Adelaide Kane walking into the frame mouthing: “I’m not surprised,” with the caption: “My friends, family, the TikTok algorithm and my Twitch chat.” Adelaide Kane had … Read more

TV: Spongebob Squarepants Comes Out?

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SpongeBob SquarePants’ sexuality has entered the 2020 chat and it seems everyone desperately needed a distraction from the indelible horrors of coronavirus as thousands of Twitter users came to celebrate the yellow square’s coming out party. Nickelodeon tweeted Saturday night celebratory Pride Month tweet with pictures of Spongebob, alongside canonically queer characters Schwoz Schwartz from Henry Danger and Korra from Avatar: The Last Airbender spin-off Legends of Korra. “Celebrating Pride with the LGBTQ+ community and their allies this month and every month,” the children’s television network wrote, turning off comments and replies to the tweet in what can only be … Read more

TV: Supergirl’s Chyler Leigh Comes Out

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Actress Chyler Leigh has come out as a member of the LGBT+ community, revealing that her storyline in the CW series Supergirl helped her understand her sexuality. Best-known for playing Lexie Grey in Grey’s Anatomy, Leigh currently stars in Supergirl as Kara Danvers’s sister Alex, who slowly comes to realise she is a lesbian in the show’s second season. In a recent post on the Creating Change website, an LGBT+ organisation the actress co-founded, Leigh revealed she had no idea how much that scene would resonate for her personally, and how significant it would become. Full Story at Pink News

Jurassic World star Justice Smith Comes Out As Queer

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Jurassic World actor Justice Smith has come out as queer by sharing photos of him and his boyfriend in solidarity with Black Trans Lives Matter. Smith, 24, shared the powerful statement on Instagram with a video taken when him and actor Nicholas L Ashe, best-known for starring in Ava DuVernay’s Queen Sugar, were at a Black Lives Matter protest in New Orleans. “Nicholas Ashe and I protested today in New Orleans,” Smith captioned a video on Instagram, which shows a crowd of protestors listening to a person singing “Black trans lives are sacred. Black trans lives are worthy.” Full Story … Read more