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Curtis M. Wong
Curtis M. Wong is the Deputy Editor of Gay Voices at The Huffington Post. He has written for The Prague Post, Passport Magazine, The Hartford Courant, Business Insurance Weekly, Abu Dhabi's The National and Ohio's Akron Jewish News, among other publications.

Entries by Curtis M. Wong

Nick Jonas On His Gay Fans: 'I Embrace Them'

(5) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 1:36 PM

Nick Jonas says he isn't fazed by the recent attention he's garnered from the gay community -- in fact, he welcomes it.

"I love it; I'm thrilled by that," Jonas said during a HuffPost Live appearance this week. "I always had a pretty strong gay fan base,...

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The Truth About Gay PDA: LGBT Whisper Users Sound Off Anonymously

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 12:39 PM

In May, ESPN captured Michael Sam's emotional reaction after learning he'd become the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL. Photos and videos showed Sam, who has since been signed to the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad, playfully smashing a slice of...

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Anti-Gay Billboard Citing Bible Passage In Tennessee Sparks Local Controversy

(68) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 11:23 AM

Residents are divided over the appearance of a controversial billboard with an anti-gay sentiment in Tennessee.

As WZTV Fox 17 is reporting, the billboard -- which is situated in the town of Portland -- quotes a biblical passage from Leviticus 18:22.

"You shall not...

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72년 동거한 레즈비언 커플, 결혼하다

(0) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 2:43 AM

72년간 함께 살아온 레즈비언 커플 비비안 보이약과 앨리스 두베스가 지난 9월 6일 정식으로 결혼했다.

더 쿼드 시티 타임즈의 보도에 따르면 두 여자는 아이오와주 데이븐포트의 한 교회에서 일가친척이 지켜보는 가운데 결혼 서약을 했다. 비비안 보이악은 91세,...

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Why Zachary Quinto Doesn't Mind James Franco's Interest In Gay Issues

(6) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 5:29 PM

Zachary Quinto plays James Franco's lover in the forthcoming film "Michael," which depicts the life of "ex-gay" activist Michael Glatze.

Franco, of course, has made headlines for exploring lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) themes both in front of the camera and behind it with...

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'Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical' Celebrates The Life Of An Out And Proud Disco Legend

(2) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 2:16 PM

Depicting the glitzy yet all-too-brief life of disco’s most legendary out performer, “Mighty Real: A Fabulous Sylvester Musical” is giving Manhattan theatergoers new incentive to dust off their boogie shoes.

The off-Broadway musical, which opened Sept. 12, begins with a simple premise: Sylvester, who died...

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Egypt's Arrest Of Gay Marriage Witnesses Discussed The Rubin Report

(2) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 12:55 PM

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report welcomed Whitney Mixter from "The Real L Word" and YouTube atheist Jaclyn Glenn to discuss news the arrest of at least seven Egyptian men on charges of inciting debauchery and undermining public morals after they appeared...

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Ben & Jerry's Signs Employers' Amicus Brief In Support Of Gay Marriage

(55) Comments | Posted September 15, 2014 | 12:00 PM

Ben & Jerry's is making a bold new stand in defense of same-sex marriage.

The Vermont-based ice cream giant has signed an Employers' Amicus Brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review pending marriage equality ban cases in Utah, Oklahoma and Virginia.

Company representatives confirmed the...

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California's Ventura High School Scraps Chick-Fil-A From Fundraiser, Citing Chain's Gay Marriage Stance

(177) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 4:42 PM

A California high school has nixed a student-run booster club's plans to sell Chick-fil-A sandwiches during a back-to-school night because of the restaurant chain's controversial stance on same-sex marriage.

Ventura High School Football Principal Val Wyatt said that she wanted to keep outside organizations from...

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Cardinal Francis George Says Catholics Are Forced To Live Under Pro-Gay 'State Religion' Akin To 'Sharia Law'

(102) Comments | Posted September 12, 2014 | 1:01 PM

An Illinois-based Catholic leader is making headlines after penning a column arguing that members of his church are now being forced to live under a pro-gay, pro-choice "state religion" akin to those living in nations "governed by Sharia law."

Cardinal Francis George, Head of the...

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'Girl-On-Girl' Movies, Sexual Molestation Might Have Caused Young Woman To Be Gay, Pat Robertson Claims

(9) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 4:41 PM

Conservative U.S. evangelist Pat Robertson claimed that sexual abuse or an influx of "girl-on-girl" movies in Hollywood may be causing a 21-year-old woman to be attracted to other women.

As Right Wing Watch first reported, Robertson was responding to a mother who wrote in, concerned over the...

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Why The 'Gay Parent Trap' Is Shifting Queer Culture, According To Justin Sayre Of 'The Meeting'

(16) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 3:07 PM

Writer-performer Justin Sayre laments the demise of queer culture and the rise of what he describes as "the gay parent trap" in his latest clip for HuffPost Gay Voices.

In a recent installment of his variety show, "The Meeting," Sayre pokes fun at news that the final season of...

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Stevie Nicks On Her Gay Fans And How She Would've Come Out To The Media

(26) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 11:42 AM

Stevie Nicks has long courted a sizable gay fanbase -- not that it's ever occurred to her in any formal way.

"I can’t say that I’m so glad that gay people like my music, because I have never looked at gay people as different from...

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Ben Rimalower On His New Show, 'Bad With Money,' And How Being Gay Has Impacted His Finances

(0) Comments | Posted September 11, 2014 | 10:05 AM

In the acclaimed one-man show “Patti Issues,” Ben Rimalower used his passion for Broadway diva Patti LuPone as the foil to a deeper narrative about his fractured relationship with his father. For “Bad With Money,” the openly gay writer-performer opted to wrestle with another personal (and,...

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Tennessee Pastor Robert Gallaty Suggests Gays 'Must Be Put To Death' Or Remain Celibate

(158) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 5:00 PM

A conservative Tennessee pastor is making headlines after footage of a sermon in which he implied that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people should be put to death surfaced online.

As Raw Story originally reported, Brainerd Baptist Church Senior Pastor Robby Gallaty justified Christian...

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Tony Perkins Condemns Smithsonian Institution's Inclusion Of LGBT Artifacts, 'Will And Grace' Items

(21) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 1:35 PM

Tony Perkins isn't pleased by the Smithsonian Institution's recent addition of "Will and Grace" memorabilia as well as other historical documents relevant to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history to its exhibitions.

In a radio bulletin, the Family Research Council pundit asked listeners, "Is...

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Judith Light On Her 'Transparent' Role And What She's Learned From The Transgender Community

(3) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 12:16 PM

Judith Light dropped by HuffPost Live to talk about her new role on the highly-anticipated new Amazon series, "Transparent."

Light hopes that the comedy-drama, which centers on a Los Angeles family and their lives after they discover that their father (played by

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Deux femmes se marient en Iowa après 72 ans de vie commune

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 11:03 AM

Il n'est jamais trop tard pour «officialiser» son amour! Vivian Boyack et Alice «Nonie» Dubes se sont mariées le 6 septembre... après 72 ans de vie commune!

Comme le rapporte The Quad City Times, le couple a échangé ses voeux devant un petit groupe formé de gens...

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Vivian Boyack y Alice 'Nonie' Dubes se casan en Iowa luego de 72 años de ser pareja

(2) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 10:54 AM

Demostrando que nunca es demasiado tarde para una boda de blanco, Vivian Boyack y Alice "Nonie" Dubes se casaron este 6 de septiembre luego de pasar 72 años juntas.

Como reporta The Quad City Times, la pareja intercambió votos frente a un pequeño grupo de familiares y amigos...

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Sting, Patti LuPone To Headline 'Uprising Of Love' Concert Benefiting LGBT Rights Worldwide

(0) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 10:29 AM

Two multitalented, era-defining stars from opposite ends of the musical spectrum will share a New York stage for one night in support of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.

Sting and Patti LuPone are headliners of "Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert For Global Equality," at...

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