come out

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But even though I'm a 30-minute car ride from New York City, I was the first person in my high school to come out publicly.
Similarly, in the world of entertainment and pop culture it became more difficult during the year to stay in the closet than to just come out.
On the very first Coming Out Day, I learned never to come out to a close relative in a moving vehicle.
After university, at 22, I decided to come out - at least to myself - and had my first lesbian relationship.