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Hillary Clinton's Record on AIDS and That Bizarre 'Mistake'

Karen Ocamb | Posted 03.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Karen Ocamb

Unlike Bernie Sanders-- and certainly unlike any of the Republican candidates who seem to long for the bad old days when we were dying daily and AIDS was considered God's punishment for homosexuality-- Hillary Clinton has been there for people with HIV/AIDS.

Summoning the Ancestors

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

Death stalks each generation in its own way, as activist David Mixner reminded us last week. He movingly recounted assisting the suicides of friends who were suffering through the final stages of AIDS in the 1980s. Testaments like his must be given if the new generation is to have any idea of the price that was paid by those who came before.

WATCH: Gay Voices Ed Noah Michelson And Others Tackle DOMA On Current TV's 'Say Anything'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Current TV's 'Joy Behar: Say Anything' featured a rousing discussion of the Supreme Court's Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) hearing on March 27. Gu...

LGBT Voices Respond To Frank's Retirement Announcement

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Barney Frank has always been a lightening rod, not only for the right-wing but also within the LGBT community itself. He's spoken out forcefully for g...

HIV/AIDS: The Best of Times and the Worst of Times

David Mixner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Mixner

Over the past three decades, HIV/AIDS has had a way of taunting us with progress and then reminding us of its immense devastation. Even in the early ...

Weekly Reader: Choi Discharged, Mixner on DADT, Proms, & Kathy Griffin

Waymon Hudson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waymon Hudson

There has been a lot of great discussion and debate on the blogs this week, from Dan Choi's discharge to coverage of the AIDS2010 conference in Vienna. Check out these other great posts from this week

Enough: Scott Brown and the Betrayal of the LGBT Left

David Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Kaufman

The bitterness and vitriol filling LGBT attacks on the Democrats must come to an end, replaced by a respectful and actionable solutions-based agenda.

Obama's Big Gay Speech

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wayne Besen

Let it be known that the GLBT community is no longer interested in being pals with the powerful or having the famous tell us we are fabulous -- unless it leads to action.

The New Gay Apartheid

Jim David | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim David

Whatever church those people do go to, they are taught hate and fear, not the Christian love I grew up with. They both hate gays and fear them.

The Gay Generation Gap: Reflections on the National Equality March

Jay Michaelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Where are the GLBT prophets who call us all to account? If it is true that denying marriage to gays is a moral deficiency, why haven't gay leaders framed it that way?

Marriage Equality and the Myth of "Gay Apartheid"

David Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Kaufman

As disappointing as the Maine defeat was, the real disappointment actually resulted from the shrill reactionary tactics employed by many within the Marriage Equality movement.

Ted Kennedy's Life is a Parable

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

The real colorful dream of this country is not about a mythical Camelot but a real land of second-chances, a land of reinvention and fresh opportunity.

Why Obama Will Not Have a 'We Shall Overcome' Moment on Gays

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John R. Bohrer

While the Obama administration blames their dallying on the press or the political situation, they should be reminded that that didn't stop Johnson.

Will Gays Divorce the Democrats?

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

The Democratically-controlled Congress talks a good game to get LGBT votes and money -- but they don't have much to show for LGBT loyalty.

Five Reasons Not to March on Washington DC This October

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

I am stunned that Obama has so flagrantly forgotten, despite being a constitutional scholar, that equality is the first core founding principle of this country.

Requiem for Gay Political Power

Karen Ocamb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Ocamb

The historic Democratic National Convention is over but one question remains: what the hell happened to the gays?