Closeted and in the closet are metaphors used to describe lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning and intersex (LGBTQI) people who have not disclosed their sexual orientation or gender identity. After disclosure, they are said to have "come out of the closet."
Reading list[change | edit source]
- Epistemology of the Closet (reprinted 1992) by Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick, ISBN 0-520-07874-8.
- Dossie Easton, Janet Hardy, When Someone You Love Is Kinky, Greenery Press, 2000. ISBN 1-890159-23-9.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Empty Closets - Coming Out Resources and a Safe Place to Chat
- The Human Rights Campaign's Coming Out Guides
- The Human Rights Campaign is the leading agency of the National Coming Out Project