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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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Hopeful Gay Dads-To-Be Create Meghan Trainor Parody, 'Dear Future Baby,' As They Begin Adoption Journey

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 3:29 PM

Two Minneapolis gay men have created a heartfelt social media campaign as they aspire to become fathers.

Joe Morales and Joey Famoso say they released "Dear Future Baby," a parody of the Meghan Trainor smash, "Dear Future Husband," to "illustrate the type of dads we...

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Idaho Rep. Paul Shepherd's Campaign Site Becomes Resource Page For LGBT Youth

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2015 | 1:28 PM

Idaho Rep. Paul Shepherd (R-Riggins) got a big surprise this week when a college student reportedly purchased his former website and turned it into a resource page for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth.

Shepherd's former site, paulshepherdusa.com, is now emblazoned with a portrait...

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Josh Groban Talks Gay Bear Fans And Rumors About His Sexuality

(119) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 4:06 PM

Along with a special hat tip to his gay fanbase, Josh Groban addressed longstanding speculation over his sexuality in a new PrideSource interview.

"Honestly, if I were gay, I would have had no problem saying it from day one," the 34-year-old singer told...

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Cliff Kincaid Deems Huffington Post A 'Gay Porn Outlet' In Op-Ed Slamming Obama's Interview With The Publication

(105) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:13 PM

President Barack Obama's recent interview with Sam Stein of The Huffington Post has one right-wing columnist seeing red.

In a lengthy opinion piece on BarbWire, Cliff Kincaid deems HuffPost a "gay porn outlet" and slams the president's decision to be interviewed by Stein, because doing...

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Nate Berkus Welcomes A Daughter, Poppy Brent-Berkus, With Husband Jeremiah Brent

(30) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 2:10 PM

Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent have welcomed a daughter, Poppy Brent-Berkus, via a surrogate.

The "American Dream Builders" designer, 43, confirmed the big news on Facebook. He writes:

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Few Americans Would Support Boycotting A Company After Not Agreeing With Owners' Political Beliefs

(49) Comments | Posted March 25, 2015 | 9:18 AM

Dolce & Gabbana sparked an international furor after designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana argued that children born through in vitro fertilization were "synthetic," leading Elton John and other bold-faced names to call for a boycott of the brand.

Still, whether or not...

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Jonathan Groff Reveals The 'Looking' Scene That's Hardest For Him To Watch

(25) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 3:10 PM

"Looking" star Jonathan Groff dropped by HuffPost Live this week, revealing (among other things) the scene in the HBO series which he finds most difficult to watch.

"It's really hard for me to watch the Halloween speech [in the "Looking for Gordon Freeman"...

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Like Hitler, LGBT Activists Are Recruiting Children, Peter LaBarbera Claims

(63) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 1:53 PM

Peter LaBarbera of the Americans for Truth About Homosexuality (AFTAH) is joining the chorus of right-wing voices to sound off on a queer activist's controversial Huffington Post blog.

Homosexual activists know that they have to change the minds of young people, like all...

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'It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise' Sheds Light On The Illustrator Behind A Beloved Children's Icon

(1) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 12:57 PM

Filmmaker Matt Wolf says it was a bathroom texting session with pal Lena Dunham that sparked the idea for his new documentary short.

Dunham famously has a tattoo of Eloise, Kay Thompson's famed character and fictional resident of New York's Plaza Hotel, on her lower...

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Elizabeth Taylor Would Be 'Horrified' To Learn Of Current HIV Rates In Young Gay Men, Granddaughter Claims

(12) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 5:52 PM

Elizabeth Taylor would be "horrified" to learn about current HIV/AIDS rates in young gay men, the actress's granddaughter revealed in a new interview.

Naomi deLuce Wilding, 40, tells The Telegraph that "a real complacency" regarding HIV/AIDS in the gay community had already set in before her

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Kerry Washington Makes Impassioned Plea For Equality In Emotional GLAAD Awards Speech (VIDEO)

(7) Comments | Posted March 23, 2015 | 2:04 PM

"Scandal" star Kerry Washington is winning raves for her powerful, impassioned speech at the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles in which she called for equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community along with women and racial minorities.

"There are...

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'Beautiful' Stars Anika Larsen And Jessie Mueller Team Up For 'You Can Close Your Eyes'

(3) Comments | Posted March 22, 2015 | 12:48 PM

Anika Larsen and Jessie Mueller, who co-starred in Broadway's "Beautiful," teamed up for a tender version of James Taylor's "You Can Close Your Eyes" in this heartwarming video.

The duet can be found on Larsen's debut solo album, "Sing You To Sleep," which...

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Jonathan Groff Honors International Day Of Happiness With A Stunning Live Performance

(3) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 4:26 PM

"Looking" hunk Jonathan Groff took to the stage of FOX 5's Good Day New York to honor the U.N.-sanctioned International Day of Happiness with a stunning performance.

Groff, who is currently starring in Lin-Manuel Miranda's "Hamilton" at New York's Public Theater,...

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A Look At The 10 U.S. Metro Areas With The Highest LGBT Populations

(90) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 3:34 PM

The West Coast has a significantly higher number of cities with burgeoning lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) populations, a new Gallup Poll has revealed.

The San Francisco metro area came in on top of the new survey, with 6.2 percent of its population identifying as LGBT,...

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Annaleigh Ashford Takes 'Lost In The Stars,' Her Glitzy Solo Cabaret, On The Road

(0) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 11:40 AM

Annaleigh Ashford is honored when friends and fans sum up her new cabaret act, "Lost in the Stars," as "gay magic."

"There are certain performers that the gay community receives and recognizes with love, and my whole life, I've always responded to those same artists,"...

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Adorable 5-Year-Old Irish Girl Expresses Her Support For Gay Marriage

(10) Comments | Posted March 20, 2015 | 9:32 AM

Video footage of an adorable 5-year-old's outspoken support for same-sex marriage is making the blogosphere rounds.

As she twirls in a "Frozen" dress, Ruby Corry explains that she's going to make a placard with the message, “Two boys can get married, two girls can get married: love...

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'Dicks By Mail' Offers Customers A Chance To Send Gummy Penis Candies To Unsuspecting Friends, Ex-Partners

(62) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 2:36 PM

Looking for a great novelty gift for your roommate, colleague or even an ex-boyfriend? Send them a bag of dicks!

The Dicks By Mail site gives customers the chance to send an anonymous package containing a 5 oz. bag of gummy penis candies along with a...

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Barney Frank Sounds Off On Rumors About Aaron Schock's Sexuality

(215) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 12:53 PM

Former Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is the latest to sound off on the persistent rumors surrounding soon-to-be-ex Republican Congressman Aaron Schock's sexuality.

In a candid Daily Beast interview, Frank tells writer Eleanor Clift that he doesn't know if Schock is gay or not,...

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Laura Benanti Tries Her Hand At Being A Rockette In This 'New York Spring Spectacular' Clip

(1) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 9:58 AM

Laura Benanti is a Tony Award-winning actress, singer and social media maven, but things don't go entirely according to plan when she tries out the slick moves of the Radio City Rockettes in this hilarious new video.

The exclusive clip is a sneak peek at...

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Debi Mazar Sounds Off On Her Lesbian 'Younger' Role, 'Dumb' Dolce & Gabbana Remark

(3) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:51 PM

Debi Mazar said she feels "a responsibility to the gay community" in playing a lesbian character on TVLand's "Younger."

The series, which also stars Sutton Foster and Hilary Duff, focuses on a 40-year-old single mom (Foster) who undergoes a makeover to appear 26 in an effort...

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