Coming Out in Later Life

This past week saw the celebration of National Coming Out Day (NCOD), an annual day for the recognition of the LGBTQ+ community and the coming out process. Normally my involvement in NCOD is limited to scrolling through posts from friends on social media which detail their past experiences of coming out. However, this year I was struck by an article from 2015, which stated that “coming out in later life is a growing trend”. As a result I began to think as to why that might be the case, and to look into the challenges older LGBTQ+ people face when […]