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In honor of National Coming Out Day on Oct. 16, we're taking a look at how celebrities have come out over the years. 2016 alone has yielded a handful of truly heartfelt stories; Colton Haynes came out with the help of an Entertainment Weekly interview, while former Hunger Games actress Amandla Stenberg used her personal social channels as a means to spread her own truth. But when it comes to Hollywood, there are decades of powerful coming-out stories to remember. Be inspired by these celebrities who've used magazines, talk shows, and their blogs to embrace their true identities. - Additional reporting by Ryan Roschke, Britt Stephens, and Laura Marie Meyers Related Stories:16 Power Couples Who Are Slaying (or Will Soon Slay) Same-Sex MarriageThese 10 Transgender Models Are Revolutionizing the Fashion IndustryHow the Orlando Shooting Made Me Rethink What It Means to Be Gay »

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