National Coming Out Week

A group of students cheering at a Temple athletic event.
Mingle it out
Type: News Story
As part of National Coming Out Week, Temple hosted an out networking event for faculty, staff and students in the LGBTQIA community.
October 18, 2016
Five dancers performing on stage.
Fifth annual drag show: you better work
Type: News Story
The show is part of the National Coming Out Week celebration at Temple.
October 14, 2016
Nadia Vanessa Toro sitting with Paley Library in the background.
National Coming Out Week: Nadia’s story
Type: News Story
Coming out to yourself can be one of the most important steps in the coming out process, says Nadia Vanessa Toro.
October 12, 2016
Kevin Williams with Morgan Hall in the background.
National Coming Out Week: Kevin's story
Type: News Story
Kevin Williams, director of residential life, says coming out is a continuous journey.
October 11, 2016
National Coming Out Week: Morgen's story
Type: News Story
In recognition of Temple's sixth annual National Coming Out Week celebration, meet Morgen Snowadzky, recipient of Temple's MarcDavid LGBTQ Scholarship Award.
October 14, 2014
National Coming Out Week events get underway
Type: News Story
Today marks the beginning of National Coming Out Week (NCOW), a five-day civil-awareness event celebrating people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). Events include a launch party, a panel discussion on gender roles and stereotypes in the LGBT community, a drag show, the annual NCOW fest and a conference on LGBT members’ personal coming out experiences.
October 7, 2012
Speaking Out: Tip Gallashaw
Type: News Story
In a video recorded last year and shared with the Temple community again as part of National Coming Out Week, Temple student Tip Gallashaw tells about his initial fear in telling friends and family about who he really is.
April 17, 2012
Speaking Out: Kevin Downs
Type: News Story
In a video recorded last year and shared with the Temple community again as part of National Coming Out Week, Temple student Kevin Downs shares his coming out story and describes a situation in which he faced animosity.
April 17, 2012
Speaking Out: Tanairi Quezada
Type: News Story
In a video recorded last year and shared with the Temple community again as part of National Coming Out Week, Temple student Tanairi Quezada shares her experience in coming out to family and friends and her hope that there will one day be marriage equality for all.
April 17, 2012
Coming out: Sean Deegan
Type: News Story
In a video recorded last year and shared with the Temple community again as part of National Coming Out Week, Temple political science major Sean Deegan relates his experience and the supportive environment he has found at Temple.
April 13, 2012