The process of inviting someone into your personal space and sharing your diverse SOGIESC with them; may more accurately represent the experiences of those in circumstances where it is unsafe to “come out.”
COMING IN/LETTING IN
: Describes the act of keeping private one’s SOGIESC, either as a personal preference or to avoid harm. When concealment is done to avoid stigma, discrimination and abuse, it can have a wide range of physical and psychological health consequences.
A person’s SOGIESC being made public without their consent or knowledge, often for malicious purposes.
A term that describes people who are exploring their SOGIESC.