Why Rock Hudson’s Decision to Come Out Marked a Turning Point of the Aids Epidemic
The actor was beloved by millions, but he had to live a double life, concealing his sexuality to secure his career.
How Ellen DeGeneres' Historic Coming-Out Episode Changed Television
In the groundbreaking episode, DeGeneres became the first lead character of a TV series to announce that she was gay, and the comedian faced backlash as a result.
The Complicated Nature of Freddie Mercury's Sexuality
The Queen frontman and rock icon was involved with both men and women but never publicly confirmed his sexuality, a decision that may have been prompted by the period he lived in.
The Stonewall Inn: The People, Place and Lasting Significance of 'Where Pride Began'
The historic uprising at the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village sparked the modern LGBT rights movement in the U.S.