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Jen Thornton

Labour activist and Chair of LGBT Labour Wales

Jen Thornton is a Labour activist from Cardiff, and currently the Chair of LGBT Labour Wales. She is passionate about LGBT equality, a proud feminist and a big fan of quality public infrastructure.

Why Coming Out Still Matters

This Wednesday, 11th October, is National Coming Out Day, a date popularised in the USA but frequently marked here in the UK too. People use it as an opportunity to come out for the first time, to share their coming out story, or just to promote being out and being part of the LGBT community. But why do we still need to come out? It's 2017. Aren't we done with all that?
11/10/2017 12:13 BST