make oneself visible; take action; "Young people should step to the fore and help their peers"
to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality; "This actor outed last year"
To acknowledge your homosexuality; either to oneself or others. See closet. (RS)
A term used to describe the act of young ladies going through the process of becoming "available" for marriage. The young lady would be about seventeen when this event took place. The process of coming out usually entailed the young lady, under the guide of a chaperone, attending formal balls and other social functions were she would be introduced to available young gentlemen
To acknowledge one's homosexuality, either to oneself or to others; most often a public declaration of being lesbian or gay.