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Out Actor and YouTube Vlogger Troye Sivan Talks What Happens After Coming Out: VIDEO


Out actor and YouTube sensation Troye Sivan, who played young Wolverine in X-Men Origins and came out as gay in 2013, took to his vlog to discuss an oft overlooked subject in the LGBT community: what happens after coming out. Sivan says, "I feel like not enough people talk about that...Coming out is 100% without a doubt the best decision I’ve ever made in my entire life", yet the day after he came out? Well, that's a different story:

The day after I came out of the closet was one of the weirdest and worst days of my life. I felt like it was just the strangest experience in the world to all of a sudden have everyone in my family and everything know the secret that I’d been keepinf for 15 years, I felt really exposed and really dirty.

The reality Sivan points out is that there's not a lot of emphasis on preparing LGBT youth for what happens after coming out. He hopes to engage his YouTube followers to talk about their experiences coming out and how they've dealt with their identity in the wake of revealing to their friends and loved ones who they are and who they love. 

In his video, Sivan also touched on the "weird delay" that LGBT people often experience as a result of starting to date and explore romantic and sexual relationships at a later age than their heterosexual peers.

Watch Sivan parse coming out and its after effects, AFTER THE JUMP...

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Gay Pick Up Lines Sure To Get You Some: VIDEO


For those who are old-fashioned and prefer to pick up a bloke in a bar as opposed to on an app, gay YouTube vlogger Hat (“Just a guy in a hat who likes boys”), who viewers may remember from his video on the taxonomy of the gay animal kingdom, puts his pith to good use and shares some punny pick-up lines sure to get you laid. Though Hat doesn't like drinking or bars, he still delivers some winners sure to grab a guy's attention. Who could resist the pure charm of a line like, "You remind me of jenga. Because I want to pull on your wood until you fall for me"?

The video also features out gay actor and fellow YouTuber Troye Sivan who makes a cameo appearance at the end you won't want to miss. 



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Gay YouTube Stars Discuss Coming Out for Screaming Crowd at Playlist Live: VIDEO


The crowd at Playlist Live Tri-State in Secaucus, NJ went nuts for LGBT YouTubers Marissa Farina, Davey Wavey, Troye Sivan, Tyler Oakley, and Hannah Hart, who appeared on a panel last week.

Topics discussed before the screaming crowd included their 'coming out of the closet' videos, coming out to friends and family, whether they had any fears about being out and visible, the YouTube community, the lack of diversity on their panel, and advice they have for budding vloggers.


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Actor Troye Sivan Would Like to Talk to You About Sex: VIDEO


19-year-old Australian actor Troye Sivan, who played young Wolverine in X-Men Origins and came out as gay last August, has an important message about sex that he wants to talk to you about.


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Out YouTube Sensation Troye Sivan Releases His 'Happy Little Pill': VIDEO


Troye Sivan, who played young Wolverine in X-Men Origins and since coming out of the closet a year ago has continued to build a massive following on his popular YouTube channel, stirred up a sensation earlier this summer when he released his first single, a pulsing piece of electronic pop called "Happy Little Pill".

OwlSivan's followers have been eagerly anticipating the video to the single which Sivan just released. "Happy Little Pill" sits at the top of Billboard's "Trending 140" chart as of this posting.

Said Sivan on his Tumblr in a note accompanying the release of the clip:

Hiiiiiii guys!!
i’m soooo excited to be able to share with you the Happy Little Pill music videooooo! hope you punks like it and share it with your mates and make gifs of the radical owl. Making this video perfectly represent the song and it’s message was super important to me, and i hope you guys connect with it as much as i do. Also there is a hot boy in it playing soccer. enjoy!!

He has previously said of the track:

"It’s about loneliness and the different ways that people cope with the things that are going on in their lives."

Check it out, AFTER THE JUMP...

If you missed Sivan's coming out clip a year ago, check it out here.


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I'm Gay, LGBT: The 57 Most Powerful Coming Outs of 2013



Due to four notable December announcements - from an Australian actor, a professional marksman, an Olympic figure skater, and a beloved morning TV show host, we've updated this list to provide a more complete look back at those who decided to come out in 2013. Enjoy.


"I would like to consider myself a 'whatever,' Maria Bello said this month in a column in the New York Times, revealing that after two relationships with men (one of which produced a child) she had fallen in love with a woman.

Bello's decision to come out while consciously eschewing a label is a sentiment echoed by many of those on this year's list who felt no need to declare themselves L-G-B or T but still found it necessary for some reason, like Hot97 DJ Mister Cee, to declare their "sexual freedom".

The British Olympic diver Tom Daley told UK talk show host Jonathan Ross, "Everything is all pretty new so I don't see any point in putting a label on it - gay, bi, straight, any of those kind of labels. All that I feel happy about at the moment is that I'm dating a guy and couldn't be happier, it shouldn't matter who I'm dating and I hope people can be happy for me."

Actress Michelle Rodriguez echoed that fluidity in a characteristically blunt manner, responding to people who call her a "lesbo":  "Eh, they're not too far off. I've gone both ways. I do as I please. I am too f---ing curious to sit here and not try when I can. Men are intriguing. So are chicks."

High school senior Jacob Rudolph went another route, adopting all the labels. He told his high school class, in a video that went viral: "I've been acting every single day of my life. You see, I've been acting as someone I'm not. Most of you see me every day. You see me acting the part of 'straight' Jacob, when I am in fact LGBT."

RudolphRudolph later told Thomas Roberts: "I intended to come out as an LGBT and not say bisexual or gay or straight because I feel like those are the labels of the past. Especially in modern times when people are really questioning who they like and what they like I think that saying 'I'm bisexual', it could change in the future, I could be exclusively for one sex or another. So I think that putting it in a more general term like LGBT is extraordinarily appropriate even though I'm not a lesbian or a transgender."

But while the eschewing of labels is a major trend this year, there are still plenty of people happy to declare, "I'm gay" — though fewer are doing it on the front covers of magazines and many more are using more subtle forms of delivery, like the mention of a "husband" or "partner' buried in the third page of a magazine profile, or by posting an Instagram photo with a significant other.

One thing is certain. The act of coming out in 2013 remains as powerful as ever. Though tolerance, acceptance and equality have made great strides this year, there are still many pockets of the U.S., and certainly many countries abroad where LGBT people are forced to hide because being open about their sexuality would threaten their lives and their livelihoods.

Though coming out might be greeted more and more with comments like "yawn", "No disrespect intended, but DUH!", or "who cares?" from the social media peanut gallery, we should applaud the trolls in these cases, because they're one more example that progress is being made.

Who had the 52 Most Powerful Coming Outs of 2013 (so far)?

Find out (in alphabetical order), AFTER THE JUMP...

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