Happy National Coming Out Day! Artists Celebrate on Social Media

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 Ricky Martin performs during rehearsals at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre on September 29, 2013 in Newcastle, Australia. 

Numerous artists took to social media on Saturday (Oct. 11) to recognize National Coming Out Day, which celebrates its 26th anniversary this year.

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National Coming Out Day annually celebrates individuals who publicly come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer. National Coming Out Day was a trending topic on Twitter Saturday, with such artists as Ricky Martin, Tegan and Sara and Lance Bass showing their support.

Check out out some of the National Coming Out Day tweets below.


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