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Bad Feminist: Book Discussion Series

Roxane Gay's Bad Feminist - March 2018 Library Book Discussion, sponsored by ISU Library's Committee on Diversity & Inclusion


Privacy & Coming Out:  Definition & Readings


coming out
  1. 1.
    refers to the process that people who are LGBTQ go through as they work to accept their sexual orientation or gender identity and share that identity openly with other people.  
    Source: Planned Parenthood
    Note: It was surprisingly hard to find an adequate and unbiased definition for coming out. This nuanced definition from Planned Parenthood is part of a supportive guide aimed at young adults.

Selected Readings - Privacy & Coming Out


The following are mentioned in Gay's essay: