Remember How Shocking It Was When Ellen Came Out On TV? Look How Far We’ve Come Since Then.

The theme of this year's National Coming Out Day is Coming Out Still Matters. To change people's hearts and minds, we need to keep sharing these stories until every single person under the LGBTQQ umbrella feels comfortable being who they are and can come out of the closet without fear. Today, let's celebrate those who've come out — whether as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or an ally — and those who are to come.