YouTube superstar Ingrid Nilsen comes out in a touching, powerful video

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With her bubbly personality and fun, fashionable videos, it’s no surprise that Ingrid Nilsen has attracted an audience of over 3 million subscribers on Youtube. Today, in an emotionally revealing vlog post, the hugely popular fashion and beauty vlogger came out as gay.  After much soul searching, Nilsen chose to share her coming out moment with the world. In the video, Nilsen is incredibly candid about her journey of self discovery, including her struggles and triumphs along the way.

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“I deserve a full life,” Nilsen says, regarding her decision to live her truth. She allows herself to cry as she speaks of the weight of carrying her secret around for so long. By sharing such an important and vulnerable moment in her life with her audience, she will no doubt show so many others that they can do the same.  “I want to live my life unapologetically, because I’m proud of who I am,” she says near the close of the video.

Happy Pride, Ingrid.

Here is Ingrid Nilsen’s full coming out video. You may want to grab a tissue, too.

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