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Introducing the Alert Silk System to Warn Businesses of the Gay Threat to Their Religious Liberties

Domenick Scudera | Posted 05.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

All gay people will wear an electronic transponder on their foreheads. As a homosexual enters through a business door, the transponder will be read by a receiving antenna. This will trigger a warning ("Gay! Gay! Gay! Danger! Gay! Gay! Gay!") alerting owners and workers that their religious liberties are about to be violated. A siren will wail and bright lights will flash.

This Controversial 'Bigotry Map' Isn't What You Think It Is

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.25.2015 | Gay Voices

A prominent fundamentalist organization is making headlines after creating an "anti-Christian bigotry map" which includes lesbian, gay, bisexual and t...

Mom Allegedly Beat Son Because She Thought He Was 'Too Feminine' And Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.20.2015 | Gay Voices

A Tennessee mother is facing assault charges after allegedly beating and punching her young son because she believed he was acting “too feminine" an...

Doctor Who Turned Away Gay Moms Isn't the Real Problem -- Here's What Is (Video)

Matt Baume | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

I understand why this doctor thought she was making the right choice. She felt that she was acting in this family's best interests -- not to mention her own. But sometimes, uncomfortable situations are how we grow and improve. Not just as individuals, but as a country.

Pastor Who Made Shocking Starbucks Claims Says He's 'Absolutely' Been Tempted By The 'Gay Lifestyle'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.30.2015 | Gay Voices

The New York pastor who made headlines last year for claiming that Starbucks flavored its coffee drinks with "sodomites' semen" now admits he's "absol...

Thousands Petition Google Translate After Site Offers Anti-Gay Slurs As Suggested Translations

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Officials for Google have apologized after the translation services offered on the search engine giant reportedly suggested a series of anti-gay slurs...

The Time My Boss Outed Me

Brad Wheelis | Posted 03.27.2015 | Gay Voices
Brad Wheelis

Embarrassed, humiliated, shocked and even shamed. Those are some of the emotions I felt when my jackass of a boss outed me many years ago. I'm proud to say that I've been out of the closet for several years now, and feel no shame, but it was a long and sometimes painful road.

Anti-Gay Bakers 'Might Put Poison' In Same-Sex Couples' Cakes, GOP Presidential Hopeful Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.26.2015 | Gay Voices

GOP presidential hopeful Ben Carson reportedly slammed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates at a Jan. 24 press conference fo...

Anti-Gay Tennessee School Denies Admission to Child of Gay Parents

Jamie McGonnigal | Posted 03.25.2015 | Gay Voices
Jamie McGonnigal

Married couple Brian Copeland and Greg Bullard have been searching for the perfect school to send their young son. Much to the couple's surprise, following a telephone call to the school, they received a letter stating unequivocally that they were not welcome to even meet with the headmaster.

Bakery Comes Under Fire For... A Pro-Gay Move?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 01.21.2015 | Gay Voices

The owner of a Colorado-based bakery is facing a religious discrimination complaint after she refused to bake a cake decorated with anti-gay images an...

Billie Jean King - Rallying for a New Equality

Lori Sokol | Posted 03.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Lori Sokol

Currently, there is no U.S. federal law that adequately protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers from employment discrimination. But King has no plans to retire, at least not off the court.

My Husband's Not Gay and the Dangers of Gay Conversion Therapy

Michael Friedman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.

TLC has the right to air controversial shows, as adults who feel same sex attraction have the right to live the lifestyle that they deem best for them. But it is critical that we as a society step up and speak out against theories and practices like gay conversion therapy.

Will San Diego Say Anything Trying to Prove Cops Didn't Discriminate Against Gay Man?

Thom Senzee | Posted 03.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Thom Senzee

If a top deputy at the San Diego City Attorney's office really means what she said in statement filed with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals late last month, fundamental change in enforcement of nudity laws could impact tourism, the swimwear industry, clothing retailers -- even Comicon.

Whether for Life or for One Year, Banning Blood Donations From Gay and Bi Men Is Bad Science

Ben Spielberg | Posted 03.02.2015 | Politics
Ben Spielberg

By suggesting that gay and bisexual men are at risk for HIV and straight people aren't, the FDA's guidelines misinform the public. To the extent that it contributes to ignorance of the risks associated with certain types of heterosexual sex, the FDA's policy, even in its revised form, actually presents a public-health concern.

Christmas According to the Westboro Baptist Church

Susan Kraus | Posted 02.22.2015 | Religion
Susan Kraus

The Westboro Baptist Church expresses their beliefs through parodies of traditional carols or holiday songs. For its members, Christmas is simply one more example of pagan inspired idolatry, completely lacking in Biblical basis.

Arab Organizations Denounce Persecution Of Gays And Complicity Of Egyptian Media

Posted 12.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Several well-known organizations in the Arab world released a joint statement on Monday denouncing the recent mass arrests of alleged gay people in Ca...

AIDS In Tunisia Is No Myth, Even If It's Rarely Talked About

HuffPost Tunisia | Sandro Lutyens | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

Ghalia had dressed up for the occasion. The woman, who is homeless and HIV-positive, was participating in a press conference organized by the Tuni...

LOOK: Vanity License Plate Featuring Anti-Gay Slur Sparks Controversy In Alabama

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 12.12.2014 | Gay Voices

A personalized Alabama license plate featuring an anti-gay slur will be recalled by the state after images of it sparked a social media uproar. As...

It's Time to Allow Gay Men to Donate Blood

Otávio Dias | Posted 02.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Otávio Dias

Why are gays banned from donating blood even if they are not HIV-positive and have safe, protected, judiciously considered sex?

Gays Have As Many As 20,000 Sexual Partners In Their Lives, Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2015 | Gay Voices

Gays have "an average of 500-1,000," and as many as 20,000, sexual partners in their lifetime, according to a conservative pundit. Christopher Mon...

Lesbian Mom's Son Makes Surprising Anti-Gay Discovery When He Searches For His Home On Google Maps

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.26.2014 | Gay Voices

A North Carolina lesbian couple is crying foul after their home was reportedly labeled with an anti-gay slur on Google Maps. Canton residents Jenn...

Fire Chief Suspended After Describing Homosexuality As A 'Perversion' In Self-Published Book

AP | Posted 11.24.2014 | Gay Voices

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta's fire chief has been suspended after city officials say he violated policy by self-publishing a book that describes homosexu...

Farm Scraps Wedding Ceremonies After Court Rules They Discriminated Against Lesbian Couple

AP | MICHAEL VIRTANEN | Posted 11.11.2014 | Gay Voices

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A rural New York wedding venue whose owners were fined $13,000 for refusing to host a lesbian wedding has stopped booking ceremo...

Golfer Patrick Reed Apologizes For Anti-Gay Slur, Foul Language

AP | DOUG FERGUSON | Posted 11.07.2014 | Gay Voices

SHANGHAI (AP) — Patrick Reed hasn't received this much attention since he pressed his finger to his lips in Scotland to quiet the Ryder Cup crowd. T...

Another Nation To Adopt A Russian-Style 'Gay Propaganda' Law?

Reuters | Posted 01.03.2015 | Gay Voices

* Law has won first of three readings in parliament * Backers say it is needed to protect family values * Gay community ...