For National Coming Out Day, there's a lot of good of which we can take stock

Vanasco, Jennifer
October 2001
Bay Windows;10/11/2001, pN.PAG
Encourages openly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender people to come out and be proud of themselves on National Coming Out Day. Fear of GLBT people to come out of the closet; Response of Tony Alvarado, a Mexican-American, when asked in an interview if he regretted coming out when he was still in high school.


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