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While the 2008 Beijing Games are generally remembered as a coming out moment for a resurgent China, they too were clouded by human rights issues, including a crackdown on protests in Tibet than left dozens dead.

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It was framed as the first step of a coming out party for a supposedly confident Britain reengaging and readying for life after Europe.

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The Games were a coming out moment that helped define the city we know as Tokyo today.

From Time

In his coming out message, Page mentioned his fear at being discriminated against because of his gender identity.

Some might question, of course, if that’s really enough, and if the world really needs another coming out story.

“I think for trans men who are dating every time they hook up they have another coming out,” Sandler said.

David Greenberg at Rutgers University has a book coming out next year on political spin.

It was a coming-out story of sorts told with self-effacing un-sentimentality.

As I was coming out, my sister [Valerie] tugged on me and said, ‘That’s the boy who kicked me off my bicycle.

He was coming out of a relationship and was in a fragile place himself.

While I was watching over my shoulder, three or four sandeaters coming out of the back room shoved me aside to get at him.

He was coming out, like myself, to sniff the air; and I was not surprised, for its sweetness after the rain was intoxicating.

A poor vendor of pamphlets and newspapers, coming out of a reading-room, was accused of selling books favorable to royalty.

The stars are coming out one by one, and the floating lights have already hoisted their never-failing signals.

On coming out his skin would be shining like ebony, and he would squeal with pleasure as I rubbed water down his back.


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