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The End of Coming Out?

Dustin Lance Black who was the screenwriter of the film about Harvey Milk relates the history of coming out as LGBTQ+ from the 60s and 70s and the coming out of celebrities. The idea of coming out as a means of acceptance by friends and family is discussed and is it really necessary anymore.

He asks if there will ever be a time when LGBTQ+ people no longer have to come out.

The programme was released on the 15th August and is available for a year. To listen, find Radio 4 in BBC Sounds and put Archive on 4 in the search engine, the list of programmes in the series will come up ready to click on to.


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