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Rufus Wainwright Isn't Worried About Having A Gay Fanbase Because Gay Men 'Have Terrible Taste In Music'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
Rufus Wainwright has been out and proud for years, but says he isn't concerned about having a sizable gay fanbase. The reason? "Gay men have terrible taste in music," he told The Times, via Frontiers LA and Pink News. Still,...

Stuart Hatton, Mr. Gay U.K. 2014, Crowned Mr. Gay World 2014

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
All hail your new Mr. Gay World... Stuart Hatton of the United Kingdom! Hatton, who was crowned Mr. Gay U.K. out of over 250 men last December, took home the crown this week after beating challengers from 32 different countries. The variety of categories in the...

Famous Women Point Out Exactly Why Leaking Nude Photos Is So Very Wrong

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | September 2, 2014 | Women
This past Sunday, a 4chan user posted nude and revealing photos online, supposedly hacked from the iCloud accounts of numerous female celebrities such as Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, Lea Michele and more. While some outlets have reported this leak as a juicy celebrity "

Tracy Lynn Garner Sentenced In Buttocks Injection Death

AP | David Moye | September 2, 2014 | Crime
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman convicted of killing a Georgia woman through illicit silicone buttocks injections has been sentenced to life in prison. Tracey Lynn Garner of Jackson was sentenced Tuesday in Hinds County Circuit Court.

Black LGBT Activist Arrested For Distributing Voting Rights Information

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | September 2, 2014 | Politics
Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, arrested a black LGBT activist and former state Senate candidate Monday, saying that he violated a city ordinance by distributing literature about voting rights and candidates on parked cars. The arrest of Ty Turner, who was attending a...

Lance Bass Proposes To Michael Turchin Again With Gold And Black Ring (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
Lance Bass celebrated the one-year anniversary of his engagement to fiancé Michael “Turkey” Turchin by popping the question a second time. To mark the occasion, the *NSYNC star gifted Turchin with a black and gold ring. Turchin shared a shot of the sparkler on Instagram....

School District Cuts Ties With Gordon College Over Anti-Gay Request

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | September 2, 2014 | College
A public school district in Massachusetts cut ties with Gordon College following the private Christian institution's request for the legal ability to discriminate against LGBT community. Gordon President D. Michael Lindsay signed onto a letter asking the Obama administration for an exemption from an executive order...

TJ Montoya, Gay Teen, Talks The Bible And Homosexuality

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
As we all know, for as long as the queer rights movement has received mainstream attention, individuals have used the Bible to try and justify denying LGBT people access to the same rights as non-queer people. In this video, 20-year-old TJ Montoya discusses the conclusions he has reached...

WWE Invites Michael Sam To 'Raw'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | September 2, 2014 | Sports
Michael Sam, cut by the St. Louis Rams despite a solid preseason, could make a move in another professional arena if he wants. World Wrestling Entertainment took to Twitter Monday to invite Sam to appear Sept. 8 on "Raw," its USA Network Monday wrestling show. The upcoming edition...

Arielle Scarcella, Vlogger, Releases '20 Empowering Names For Your Vagina'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
Why don't women ever have names for their vaginas? In this witty new video lesbian vlogger Arielle Scarcella teams up with another popular YouTuber ElloSteph to consider this question. As the pair recalls, many boys growing up would name their own junk, though the practice seemed to be...

Transgender Buddhists On The Battle To Make Their Religion More Inclusive

Patheos | Curtis M. Wong | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
I am honored this month to share an interview with the creators of and a guide to trans*competence (links below). Please read on and visit their website to find out more about how you can make Buddhism more inclusive.

Six Tips For Online Cruising That Could Mean The Difference Between Life And Death

Queerty | James Nichols | September 2, 2014 | Gay Voices
The internet is a scary place — that’s a scientific fact. Too often we’ve reported on online hookups that go from hot to hellish, and they have even resulted in death. And while these extremes are rare, there are a number of other bad outcomes that can and do happen...

NFL Player Says ESPN Is To Blame For Michael Sam Going Unsigned

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | September 2, 2014 | Sports
Michael Sam didn't make the St. Louis Rams' 53-man roster. Sam, the first openly gay player ever to be drafted into the NFL, didn't make the Rams' 10-man practice squad either. No other team claimed Sam on waivers over the weekend and now he...

Michael Sam Fails To Make St. Louis Rams' Practice Squad

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | September 1, 2014 | Sports
Sept 1 (Reuters) - Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the National Football League (NFL) looked even more remote on Monday when he failed to make the St. Louis Rams' 10-man practice squad. Two days after being cut from the Rams' final 53-man...

LGBT Wellness Roundup: September 1

James Nichols | September 1, 2014 | Gay Voices
Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stories from the past seven days. For more LGBT Wellness, visit our page dedicated to the topic here....

Mathu Andersen, Artist And 'Drag Race' Creative Producer, Will Blow Your Mind

James Nichols | September 1, 2014 | Gay Voices
If you don't know who Mathu Andersen is... you are not doing drag! Andersen is an incredibly skilled make-up artist and the creative producer for reality television program "RuPaul's Drag Race." He is also Rupaul's personal hair and make-up artist and has been for a very long time....

19 Reasons You Should Be Happy That Summer Is Ending

Katla McGlynn | September 1, 2014 | Comedy
Summer, we've had enough. Here's why we're looking forward to Fall this year.

After Dark: Meet Kenny Kenny, Visual Poet And Nightlife Icon

James Nichols | August 31, 2014 | Gay Voices
This is the sixteenth installment in HuffPost Gay Voices Associate Editor James Nichols' ongoing series "After Dark: NYC Nightlife Today And Days Past" that examines the state of New York nightlife in the modern day, as well as the development and production of nightlife over the past several...

The Best Way To Find Housing For Older LGBT Adults

Curtis M. Wong | August 31, 2014 | Gay Voices
Moving to an assisted living home should never mean stepping back into a closet. That seems obvious to those of us living out and proud lives in post-Stonewall Riots America. But fears of rejection and of being ostracized are ever-present realities for many seniors in -- or considering moving to...

Steve Grand Goes Nude For The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (PHOTO)

Curtis M. Wong | August 31, 2014 | Gay Voices
"All-American Boy" singer Steve Grand went all the way for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, diving into Lake Superior after a performance in Minnesota wearing nothing but a smile. "I don't always get naked, but when I do, it's for a good cause," Grand, deemed...
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