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If Orlando Could Teach Us One Thing: Humanity Will Heal

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 06.13.2016 | Religion
Karim Shamsi-Basha

This past Sunday morning, I was driving when my son called with the grim news of the mass shooting in Orlando. I had to pull the car over and open the door. My breakfast stained the black asphalt.

A 51-Year-Old Gay Man's Response to The Force Awakens

Domenick Scudera | Posted 01.11.2017 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

In 1977, there was no positive gay imagery in American culture. No movies or television shows had gay characters. "Coming out" was not a thing. I had no idea what homosexuality was. So ... Luke became my boyhood hero, my role model. He was someone who feels different and has a secret, like me.

Williamsburg Is About To Get A Whole Lot Gayer Next Week

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

Move over Metropolitan and This N' That -- a new gay bar is about to hit the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. From the owners of Ea...

Guess Which Celebrity Harry Styles Reportedly Brought To An NYC Gay Bar?

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

Harry Styles certainly isn't doing anything to dissuade those gay rumors, this time by reportedly going to a gay bar in NYC -- but with a member of th...

Famous NYC Gay Bar To Close

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

New York's iconic gay bar Splash is set to give its disco ball one final spin. The nightspot, deemed a rite-of-passage for many young gay men in ...

My First Gay Bar

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

My first gay bar was the first night of the rest of my life. Perhaps sharing our "my first gay bar" stories will reveal to those still struggling for acceptance that their community is out there, waiting for them under a silver, disco-ball moon.

Drowning in Wool

Zach Stafford | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Zach Stafford

In high school, I was obsessed with planning what I was going to wear to school every day. I would spend hours upon hours sorting through clothes, losing myself in the depths of my closet. At 13 I couldn't control my attraction to men, but I could control what shirt I was going to wear.

WATCH: How To Pick Up Straight Chicks At A Gay Bar

Bryan Safi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

Straight women hang out in gay bars. Therefore, straight dudes who don't have much luck with the ladies should have better luck picking up women at a gay bar. Right? I was more than happy to test this theory.