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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.

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Obama Is Using Malaysia Airlines Crash To Advance 'Radical Homosexual Agenda,' According To Bryan Fischer

(36) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 2:46 PM

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer fired off at President Barack Obama's response to the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed in Ukraine last week.

Perhaps not surprisingly, Fischer pointed to the president's acknowledgement of the loss of a group of World Health...

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A Guide To Gay Culture Shame, Courtesy Of 'The Meeting' Star Justin Sayre

(10) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 12:52 PM

In his latest video clip for HuffPost Gay Voices, writer-actor Justin Sayre sounds off on what he describes as "bottom-of-the-barrel" staples of gay culture, like the "Real Housewives" reality franchise and 1990s nostalgia.

"You used to be the arbiters of style," Sayre proclaims in the clip, shot at a...

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Jonathan Demme 'Applauded' The LGBT Backlash Against 'Silence Of The Lambs'

(8) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 10:40 AM

Director Jonathan Demme says he “applauded” the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community's criticism of his seminal 1991 film, "The Silence of the Lambs."

Still, the Oscar winner told HuffPost Live's Ricky Camilleri that many of the arguments against the movie's portrayal...

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GLAAD's 2014 Studio Responsibility Index Ranks LGBT Representation In Hollywood

(29) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 8:27 AM

Seventeen major Hollywood movies may have included characters that identified as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) last year, but there's still work to be done in terms of representing the community fairly and equally, a new report has found.

With many of those 17 films limiting...

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Russell T. Davies Plans 'Tofu' Series About Modern Sex Culture

(4) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 2:44 PM

The creator of one of the most iconic gay-themed TV shows of all time has plans for a steamy new series featuring plenty of same-sex encounters.

Russell T. Davies, who penned the original British installment of "Queer as Folk" and is credited as a co-writer and a...

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Robin De Jesús On 'Mother Jones And The Children's Crusade' At The New York Musical Theatre Festival

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2014 | 11:05 AM

Before his film debut in the cult musical "Camp" and Tony-nominated stints in "In The Heights" and "La Cage aux Folles," Robin De Jesús was a standout performer at Crystal Theatre, a Connecticut-based nonprofit drama company.

This summer, the 29-year-old actor...

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NOM Pledges A 'Void Chase' Boycott Following Employee Survey On LGBT Issues

(39) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 3:16 PM

The National Organization for Marriage (NOM) is targeting JP Morgan Chase in its latest boycott, following reports of a survey distributed to international bank employees which included a question in regard to their support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

NOM President Brian Brown...

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Magdo Haro Of New Mexico Allegedly Beat And Sexually Abused Teen Daughter For Being Gay

(33) Comments | Posted July 18, 2014 | 1:31 PM

A New Mexico woman could face hate crime charges after allegedly beating and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter, who identifies as a lesbian.

Dona Ana county officials told KFOX-14 that Magdo Haro repeatedly beat her daughter with a shoe after learning that she was gay....

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Neil Patrick Harris Is The Face Of Heineken Light (VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 4:25 PM

Neil Patrick Harris can now add "beer spokesman" to his ever-growing list of accomplishments.

The 41-year-old Tony and Emmy Award winner is the star of a new campaign for the reformulated Heineken Light, which nabbed the "Best Tasting Low Calorie Lager" title at the 2013...

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Michael Urie Says Coming Out Is Still Something Actors 'Have To Think About' In Hollywood

(3) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 3:02 PM

Michael Urie looked back on his early experiences as a gay actor in Hollywood in a new interview with Frontiers.

The 33-year-old actor, who is currently starring in the Los Angeles production of "Buyer & Cellar," told the publication that "things were very different" when he began...

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Atari To Introduce Gay-Inclusive 'Pridefest' Video Game

(0) Comments | Posted July 17, 2014 | 12:33 PM

Atari is set to introduce "Pridefest," an original social-sim game for tablets and mobile devices that's specially geared toward the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

According to officials, "Pridefest" will allow gamers to customize their own Pride parade in a city of their choosing. The...

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Wentworth Miller Opens Up About Coming Out, Depression Ahead Of His Big Screen Return

(8) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 4:53 PM

A year after coming out as a gay man, Wentworth Miller says he feels "more fully expressed" both personally and professionally.

The 42-year-old "Prison Break" star recalls the experience in an intimate new interview with Details magazine, saying he was "feeding a fantasy" in Hollywood...

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Bryan Fischer Claims Gays Are 'Belligerent Bullies' Who Are A 'Tiny Little Minority' In The U.S.

(265) Comments | Posted July 16, 2014 | 1:47 PM

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer sounded off on a new report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), which found that 2 percent of Americans over the age of 18 identify as gay or lesbian.

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Dolly Parton Reveals Plans For A Dance Album For Her Gay Fans

(4) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 4:37 PM

Dolly Parton has long been country music's biggest gay icon, but it seems she might be taking pop pointers from the likes of Cher and Madonna for her next project.

As Billboard and The Guardian are reporting, the 68-year-old superstar revealed plans for...

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Peter LaBarbera Slams Doctors Who Perform Gender Confirmation Surgery, 'LGBT Tyranny'

(31) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 12:24 PM

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for the Truth About Homosexuality took aim at the transgender community in an appearance on “The Janet Mefferd Show” last week, arguing that doctors who perform gender confirmation surgeries were "exploiting" their patients.

"This is one of the most grotesque things,"...

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'Credence' To Put A Gay Twist On The Science Fiction Genre (VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 2:50 PM

A new British film aims to break fresh ground by putting a gay twist on the popular science fiction genre.

Directed by Mike Buonaiuto, "Credence" follows two gay fathers' decision to "give up all their possessions to ensure the survival of their daughter, and the entire human...

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Bryan Fischer Slams Burger King's 'Proud Whopper' As 'Nonsense' And 'A Bonehead Move'

(82) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 10:52 AM

Burger King's "Proud Whopper" made headlines and won the praise of a number of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights organizations, but one notoriously right-wing source isn't having any of it.

The American Family Association's Bryan Fischer denounced the specially-wrapped...

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Lesbian Moms Turned Away For Family Pass At Ohio Swimming Pool

(20) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 3:19 PM

A pair of Ohio-based moms are crying foul after reportedly being turned down for a family swimming pool pass in their community.

WBNS Channel 10 reports that Melody Mohn and her partner, Hela Young, attempted to buy a family pass at Galion's Heise Park that included Young,...

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Richard Nixon Argues Gays Are 'Born That Way' In Newly-Released White House Tapes

(170) Comments | Posted July 11, 2014 | 1:30 PM

A series of newly-released White House recordings are shedding light on former U.S. President Richard Nixon's stance on the gay and lesbian community, among other disclosures.

In the 1971 recordings, which can be heard on Vanity Fair's website, Nixon describes himself as "the most tolerant...

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Obama Is 'Obsessed' With Homosexuality, According To Peter LaBarbera

(148) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 4:19 PM

Peter LaBarbera of Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) generated headlines this week for an open letter he wrote to Michael Sam, who made history by becoming the NFL's first openly gay recruit, in which he suggested the St. Louis Rams defensive end attend...

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