Coming out is a huge moment in the life of any LGBTQ person.
It’s a formality we sometimes feel we owe the world, but a claiming of identity that we ultimately decide we owe ourselves.
Over the past 10 years, a new trend has arisen from the vlogosphere. People are using Youtube as a platform to come out, share their stories, and connect with an online support system.
In making these videos, vloggers hope that their visibility will inspire their LGBTQ audience to embrace who they are. Their videos provide a frame of reference for a questioning viewer to say, “I relate to this,” “This sounds like me,” and “I am not alone.” Read more…