Web Beauty Star Ingrid Nilsen Comes Out as Gay in YouTube Video – Watch Now


YouTube beauty guru Ingrid Nilsen announced in an emotional video posted Tuesday that she is gay.

X-Men's Iceman Comes Out as Gay

Bobby Drake, a.k.a. Iceman, was a founding member of the X-Men back when the Marvel Comics title debuted in 1963, making him one of the franchise’s oldest characters.

But in an issue that comes out this week, fans learn something new about him: He’s gay.

First Latina Supermodel Patricia Velasquez Comes Out as a Lesbian

Patricia Velasquez, widely considered the first Latina supermodel for her having appeared in several high-profile fashion campaigns in the 1990s, has come out as gay, the Huffington Post reports.

Writing in her new book, Straight Walk, which goes on sale Feb. 10, Velasquez, 43, says she was moved to be honest about her sexuality in discussions with her daughter Maya, 8.

Broadway Legend Joel Grey Opens Up About His Sexuality

He reached the heights of stage and screen, was married for 24 years and proudly raised two children. But for decades, Joel Grey kept one aspect of himself decidedly out of the spotlight.

Now, at 82, the Cabaret Oscar winner talks for the first time in PEOPLE’s new issue about his sexuality. “I don’t like labels,” says Grey, “but if you have to put a label on it, I’m a gay man.”

Parents Write Newspaper Birth Announcement to Show Acceptance of Teen Transgender Son

When a young transgender man came out to his parents, they welcomed him with open arms in the wittiest, most endearing way possible: With a “birth” announcement that’s sweeping social media.

Nearly 20 years after they became parents to a baby girl, Yolanda Bogert and Guy Kershaw took out a second notice in Australia’s The Courier-Mail, writing:

Ty Herndon: The Support I've Received Since Coming Out 'Blew My Mind'

He hasn’t even been out of the closet a week, yet country star Ty Herndon says the positive reaction he’s already received “just blew my mind.”

Apple CEO Tim Cook Publicly Comes Out as Gay

Apple CEO Tim Cook says he’s proud to be gay.

In an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, Cook says that while he never denied his sexuality, he never publicly acknowledged it, either.

Michael Sam Cut by the St. Louis Rams

The St. Louis Rams have cut Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted by an NFL team.

The seventh-round draft pick has been outspoken and confident as his progress was watched as closely as any rookie in the league. He has been cheered by athletes and celebrities. In the end, the defensive end couldn’t make a team stocked with pass-rushers.

Jane Lynch on Her Sexuality: 'It Was Almost Like I Had a Disease'

Jane Lynch plays strong and confident Sue Sylvester on Glee, but she wasn’t always as self-assured as the cheerleading coach she portrays on TV.

“For me, to be ostracized would have been the worst thing,” Lynch says in the new webseries It Got Better of struggling to accept her sexual orientation as a teen. “To be thought of as different and not accepted was a fate worse than death.”

Gay Soccer Teammates and Fiancées: 'Everyone Wants to Be Accepted'

Unlike many pro athletes a generation ago, when soccer players Joanna Lohman and Lianne Sanderson came out in their early twenties, their families, friends and teammates were more than accepting.

“When I told some of my ex-teammates, they didn’t care,” says Lohman, 31, who now plays for the Boston Breakers with Sanderson, her partner since 2010. “They were like, ‘Whatever. That’s great.’ ”

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