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Jared Leto: Gay Actors Don't Get The Same Chances As Straight Ones

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.03.2016 | Queer Voices

From “American Psycho” to “The Dallas Buyers Club,” Jared Leto has received great acclaim for his unconventional taste in movie roles. Unfortu...

'Breaking Bad' Star Apologizes For Gay 'Power Rangers' Remark

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices

“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston has apologized years after allegedly deeming the original blue ranger in “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers” the...

‘Real O’Neals’ Star Gives Jaw-Dropping Interview About Gay Hollywood

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.09.2016 | Queer Voices

When it came to gay life in Hollywood, the young star of ABC's "The Real O'Neals” didn't hold back in an interview with New York magazine's Vulture ...

Ian McKellen On Oscar Diversity: Gays, Women Disregarded Too

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

Two-time Academy award nominee Ian McKellen is speaking out about the lack of recognition when it comes to diversity in Hollywood, specifically when i...

Just When You Thought 'Ab Fab' Couldn't Get Any Gayer...

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

Dreams do come true for Chris Colfer, who has landed a role in the big screen version of "Absolutely Fabulous." Producers confirmed the news on the m...

Here's What Pierce Brosnan Thinks About A Gay James Bond

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

Pierce Brosnan has no problem with a gay James Bond, but Hollywood might feel differently. The 62-year-old actor, who played Sir Ian Fleming's signat...

Michelangelo Signorile

Jane Lynch Opens Up About (Not) Coming Out And Why She Thinks Some Actors Are Still Closeted

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“I didn’t have a coming out moment,” Jane Lynch said matter-of-factly when I spoke with her. The openly lesbian actress had her big career break...

Jonathan Groff On Being Gay In Hollywood, 'Looking' And Madonna's iPhone Diss

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

Joking that he knew he "wouldn't be the male romantic lead in a Nicholas Sparks movie" after coming out, Jonathan Groff nonetheless says there are a l...

Sondheim Reportedly Gives Blessing For Witch In 'Into The Woods' To Be Played By Gay Man

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

Composer Stephen Sondheim has reportedly given his blessing to actor Tituss Burgess, who will tackle the coveted role of the Witch, which is normally ...

My Year Since Coming Out

Harry Cook | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Harry Cook

A year ago I was sitting at home in Australia, debating whether I should post my coming-out video. I had recorded the video in September and had let it collect dust on my desktop for almost two months. I was anxious about what would happen if I revealed this part of myself to the rest of the world. The tape was a reaction to one of the scariest moments of my career.

Note to Gay Actors: Closets Are for Costumes

Leon Acord | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Leon Acord

Like it or not, actors have a responsibility beyond ourselves. There are still too many young gay people growing up surrounded by hatred, and they need to see well-adjusted, successful gay people who thrive without fear. And there are too many ignorant bigots who also need to see us in all our diversity. Once they do, then maybe we really can do away with labels.

The Kinetic Presence of Alexis Gregory

Diriye Osman | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Diriye Osman

Alexis Gregory is one of the most electric and versatile young actors working today. As a favorite in seminal British filmmaker and playwright Rikki Beadle-Blair's Kick Off, FIT and Stonewall, Gregory has created characters who combine intense vulnerability and steely strength with a healthy sprinkling of sexiness and ruthless pragmatism.

What 'Brady Bunch' Dad Robert Reed Taught His Young Co-Star About Being Gay

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

"Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight recalled his experiences working with his TV dad, Robert Reed, in an interview with HuffPost Live this week. ...

Chad Allen: Marathon Man

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Savas Abadsidis

This fall, Allen takes his advocacy to the next level, when he will participate in the 2014 Sydney Marathon, raising over $10,000 for AIDS Project Los Angeles helping to save the lives of men and women living with HIV.

Wentworth Miller Was 'Feeding A Fantasy' Before Coming Out As Gay

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

A year after coming out as a gay man, Wentworth Miller says he feels "more fully expressed" both personally and professionally. The 42-year-old "P...

Lessons Learned From Kissing a Straight Boy

Mark S. King | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark S. King

Last night, I kissed a straight guy full on the lips. Then he tenderly put his arms around me and kissed me back. Tonight, I'm going to do it again.

'LGBTs in the News' Panel Proves There's More to Our Story Than Discrimination and Marriage (PHOTOS)

Thom Senzee | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Thom Senzee

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James Franco Explains Why He Chooses So Many Gay Roles

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

Heartthrob James Franco is one man we just can't get away from -- particularly since he is starring in ten films this year alone. He's also a cele...

Hannah's Gay Ex-Boyfriend Is Staying Around

Posted 10.29.2013 | TV

Andrew Rannells is set to become a series regular on "Girls" if the series is picked up for Season 4, according to Deadline. Playing Dunham's gay e...

Quote Of The Day: 'Being Gay Is The Fifth Most Interesting Thing About' Me

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

You most likely know him as the witty, sassy Jack McFarland from the hit NBC sitcom "Will and Grace" -- but Sean Hayes wants you to know that his sexu...

Curtis M. Wong

'Avenue Q' Star On His New Show, Husband And Young Fans

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

You can’t blame John Tartaglia for having a minor case of the jitters about his new show. Having made a showbiz career out of playing puppets, inani...

Broadway Star Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The musical adaptation of the film "Big Fish" opens on Broadway on October 5, and now one of the leads in the show, Bobby Steggert, has casually confi...

Why Gay Actors Going Public Matters

Jenelle Riley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jenelle Riley

I can offer nothing but gratitude to those who are willing to talk freely about their personal lives. To prove there is no stigma or shame in being gay. Because of them, a very special young man in my life may have an easier time with his life.

Curtis M. Wong

Gay Teen 'Mo-Mance' Gears Up For Film Festival Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

If director Darren Stein and actor Paul Iacono have their way, their new movie “G.B.F.” will usher in a more subversive film genre in the vein of ...

The Oscars' Queerest Moments Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan and JR Tungol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

From "Best Supporting Actress" to "Best Adapted Screenplay," some of Hollywood's A-listers and even the most obscure films will be recognized this eve...