Celebrate love today with this compilation of coming-out stories (WATCH)

Jun 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. ET
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In light of today's beautiful decision to legalize same-sex marriage in all 50 states, don't mind me if I get a little teary watching this spotlight on YouTubers, celebrities and more sharing what it feels like to finally share with the world who they are.


Embracing your authentic self and having it accepted by not only your friends and family but also your country must be a liberating experience. Seriously, you will probably need a tissue. But it's a beautiful day, and you deserve a good, happy cry.

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