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I'm A Gay Gun Violence Survivor: What The Pulse Shooting Meant To Me

Antonius Wiriadjaja | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Antonius Wiriadjaja

Unlike the gunman at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, the man who shot me didn't target me because of my sexual orientation.

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

New Details Surface In 1992 Murder Of Gay Sailor

Washington Blade | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

More than 23 years after the brutal gay bashing murder of a U.S. Navy sailor stationed in Japan, new information about the Navy’s investigation into...

Remembering The Trans Women We've Lost In 2015

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Transphobia has resulted in the murders of 19 trans women this year alone, a significant increase from last year's 14 murders. Of the 19 killed, 17 we...

Lila Shapiro

Record Number of Reported LGBT Homicides So Far In 2015

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In the last two years, the transgender community has seen some historic gains. A series of legal victories made it easier for transgender people to re...

Must Sadism Be Cleared to Gather Signatures?

Hans Johnson | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics
Hans Johnson

The wrestling match now unfolding in California over a proposed ballot measure aimed at exterminating gay people is actually a teachable moment, and not only about religious extremism and violent hate. It calls attention to the value of a simple screen test for the subjects of initiatives and constitutional amendments. In this area, California might take a lesson from New Mexico.

A Plea To End Anti-LGBT Violence In Asia

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Alisa Tang BANGKOK, Feb 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of those most guilty of violence and discrimination against gays, l...

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

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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...

The Day I Held My Boyfriend's Hand

Olan Harrington | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Olan Harrington

I held my boyfriend's hand the other day. I caught it and held it until we reached the main gates of University College Cork, as I usually do on campus, only this time I didn't let go after we'd passed through. We moved along the Western Road, toward Washington Street, and as we reached the innards of Cork City, something strange lingered over me.

Lawyer Claims 'Well-Dressed' Anti-Gay Gang Didn't Throw First Punch

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A mob that allegedly attacked a gay couple are attempting to turn the tables by claiming that the couple actually threw the first punch. Last Thurs...

Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked By 'Well-Dressed' Mob In Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Philadelphia gay couple are still reeling after allegedly being attacked and beaten in what's been described as a possible hate crime last week. ...

Mom Accused Of Doing Horrific Things To Daughter For Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

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. ...

Suspect In Shooting Of Lesbian Teen Couple Arrested

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A suspect in a Texas double shooting that left one lesbian teen dead has been arrested. NBC News is reporting that David Malcolm Strickland faces ...

What Hillary Clinton Said About LGBT Rights That You Need to Hear

Sarah S. Kilborne | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah S. Kilborne

Clinton made the hard choice to defend the human rights of the international LGBT community and, in her interview with Terry Gross, she reminds us that none of us lives on an island. We are a global community. It is not enough to fight for equality at home.

Gay Detroit Man Says He Was Beaten In Pride Attack Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An alleged attack on a 20-year-old gay man at Detroit’s Motor City Pride was caught on tape over the weekend. Footage of the violence shows Chri...

How Did These Gay Men REALLY Die?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A compelling new documentary is slated to hit American televisions that examines the chillingly examined deaths of a large number of gay men in Austra...

Did This Woman Murder Her Son's Boyfriend Because He Was Abusive?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An Alabama woman faces murder charges in the alleged shooting of her son's boyfriend. Anita T. Hill, 51, has reportedly bonded out of the Tuscaloo...

WATCH: Russian 'Thugs' Violently Attack St. Pat's Event, Mistaking Group For Gay Activists

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Footage of Russian "thugs" in the Siberian city of Irkutsk allegedly mistaking members of a St. Patrick's Day flashmob for gay rights activists and be...

Dad Of Allegedly Murdered Lesbian Did Not Like His Daughter Being Gay: Report

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The father of a Texas woman who was allegedly murdered last week "did not like the idea of her being gay," according to a new report. James Larry ...

Texas Dentist Makes Awesome Move For Victim Of Gay Pride Attack

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A Texas dentist is being praised by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates nationwide after providing free dental care to the ...

Why All LGBT People Should Care About Places Like Russia, Uganda and Gambia

Kevin Jennings | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kevin Jennings

As barriers to legal equality seem to be falling like dominoes in the United States, it's easy for LGBT Americans and their allies to feel a sense of giddiness. But even as the momentum in the U.S. seems to be accelerating in the right direction, a disturbing countertrend has emerged.

Alleged NYC Subway Attack Could Be An Anti-Gay Hate Crime: Report

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

New York police are on the search for a suspect after an alleged attack in a Manhattan subway station which may have been an anti-gay hate crime. ...

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Makes Shocking Claim About Matthew Shepard's Death

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Rush Limbaugh made an eyebrow-raising reference to Matthew Shepard in a radio broadcast this week, implying that the slain gay student's murder wasn't...

Russian Profiles in Courage

Minky Worden | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Minky Worden

The Sochi Games will be the most expensive Olympics ever, but will they also be the Olympics that come at the greatest cost to human dignity and equality? Or will the world stand up against hatred and discrimination?

Suspect In Alleged Attack On Gay NYC Journalist Arrested

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A suspect in an alleged Jan. 17 attack on a gay New York journalist just blocks from Times Square has been arrested. The New York Daily News repor...