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This award-winning series tackles the fears and results of making the announcement of same-sex attraction. Each episode is centered around the life and personality of a person who is wrestling with the thought of coming out to their friends and family. In the case of Chris, the Mayor of West Sacramento; it also means risking a career and confronting an entire city. For Tom in Kansas, it means exposing hometown homophobia. These real stories are completely open and intended for a viewing audience struggling with the same issue.

Coming Out Stories is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on October 11, 2005.

Coming Out Stories is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Coming Out Stories on demand atAmazon, iTunes, Logo TV online.

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1 Season, 8 Episodes
October 11, 2005
Documentary & Biography
7.6/10
Cast: Feloni
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Coming Out Stories Full Episode Guide

  • Trish, aka Feloni, is a rising performer in the Detroit hip-hop scene. Although she is already out in the male dominated world of hip-hop and she raps openly about her sexuality, her family remains in the dark. She needs to drop the news before the imminent release of her debut album.

  • Devin is very close to her traditional Korean mother - she even has her mom's name tattooed down her arm. But she's terrified to come out to her -- so much so that she won't hold hands with her girlfriend if there are any Asians within sight in case word gets back home. Now she feels it's time to conquer her fears and tell her mom who she really is, even if it means losing the bond they share.

  • For years, Van has hidden the fact that she is gay from her identical twin sister. Van is a liberal and a lesbian; her sister is conservative and straight. Van has tried a number of times to come out to her sister, "the other half of my egg," but has never been able to get the words out. Now that she is a host for Boise Pride and the leader of a drag king band, she feels it's time to tell her twin.

  • Scott and his wife Tracy were married for 11 years and had 3 kids. Now divorced, they share joint custody of the children and maintain a rocky relationship. Scott?s decided to finally tell Tracy why the marriage failed, and along the way, come out to his mother too.

  • Xavior is a counselor at a gay rights organization in Harlem, helping young men come out to their families. But his Jamaican heritage keeps him in fear of his own coming out. Realizing his hypocrisy Xavior, decides to practice what he preaches, and come outs to his father. Venturing further still, he then travels to Jamaica to confront his heritage and Jamaica?s homophobic attitudes.

  • Chris Cabaldon is the mayor of West Sacramento. Early in his career, he forfeited a personal life in order to enter politics. Now a respected mayor at age 40, Chris is unwilling to continue living a lie. Fueled by a desire to create positive change in community attitudes, Chris comes out at his annual State of the City address.

  • Logo explores the reactions, consequences, and rewards of coming to terms with one's sexual identity and sharing that personal discovery with others. In this episode, we meet a woman who comes out to her mother, who has a fatal brain disease and about one year to live, and her sister as well.