National Coming Out Week

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: Antonio's story
Type: News Story
This installment of Temple’s National Coming Out Week video series features Antonio Rodriguez, a second year transfer student and double major in film and English.
October 10, 2013
National Coming Out Week: Margo's story
Type: News Story
In this National Coming Out Week student profile, hear from Margo Beckham, an adult and organizational development major with minors in LGBT studies and psychology. Margo shares her coming out story and reflects on the importance of NCOW in fostering support for the LGBTQIA community. Spreading awareness about the community, she says, is about respect.
October 10, 2013
National Coming Out Week: Tom's story
Type: News Story
Temple sophomore Tom DiAgostino is a believer in equality. In this installment of Temple's NCOW video series, DiAgostino, a women’s studies and political science double major with minors in LGBT studies and Italian, shares their story and encourages peers to be advocates of change. Tonight, hear from other members of the LGBTQIA community at the NCOW Come Out, Speak Out event.
October 9, 2013
NCOW: Béa's Coming Out Story
Type: News Story
At Temple University, the diversity of our students is as important as the community that fosters it. National Coming Out Week is our chance to celebrate the university as a safe, supportive environment for the LGBTQIA community and to encourage others to be themselves. In a series of intimate videos that will run through the end of this week, students open up about their coming out experiences.
October 8, 2013
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
Students celebrate Coming Out Day with outdoor festival
Type: News Story
Hundreds of students and other members of the Temple community celebrated National Coming Out Day Tuesday at a festival featuring music, performances, speakers and information tables. The event was part of a week of events held in support of members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community who publicly identify their sexual orientation or gender identity.
October 12, 2011