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Thank You, Thomas Jefferson, for Making Our Marriage Possible

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 06.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

In its ruling, the Supreme Court has finally granted access to Jefferson's promise from 239 years ago: the right to Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.

Confronting Coercive Control in Queer Couples

Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD | Posted 06.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Lisa Aronson Fontes, PhD

Only straight, cisgender* women are isolated, manipulated, emotionally abused, stalked, micromanaged, sexually coerced, and physically abused by their partners, right? Ah, no.

Rapper Writes Song And Uses Footage From His Own Wedding To Show Beauty Of Gay Love

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.26.2015 | Gay Voices

Rapper F. Virtue never thought he would get married. But after meeting his husband Tulio Machado at Frankie Sharp's weekly New York City party West...

Lesbian Couple Learns Sign Language For Their Daughter In Incredibly Sweet Ad

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.29.2015 | Parents

In this heartwarming parenting ad from Wells Fargo, a lesbian couple prepares for motherhood together in the sweetest way. The commercial shows two...

WATCH: Here's Why You Should Never Ask A Gay Couple 'Who's The Woman?'

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.20.2015 | Gay Voices

We've heard it all before, and these vloggers are here to explain why there are just some things you should never ask a gay couple. From YouTuber A...

Gay Love On A Montana Ranch

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.29.2015 | Gay Voices

In case you needed a reminder, love between lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people exists everywhere. While stories surrounding the struggle...

Rebalancing Our Retirement Portfolio and Our 40-Year Relationship

Steve Schullo and Dan Robertson | Posted 05.12.2015 | Gay Voices
Steve Schullo and Dan Robertson

We consider ourselves extremely lucky that we are both interested in managing our finances without an expensive adviser and wonder why so many people whether single or attached don't. With many couples it is usually one who is trying to get his or her spouse interested, or the differences are similar to ours, one is overly aggressive and the other is overly conservative.

Michael Sam: People Challenge Me For Dating A White Guy

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.11.2015 | Gay Voices

It's been quite a year for Michael Sam. From becoming the first openly gay player to get drafted into the NFL to being released from the Dallas Cow...

LOOK: NPH And David Burtka Suit Up For Holiday Fashion Campaign

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Two months after their fairytale nuptials, newlyweds Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are suiting up once again. The dashing pair have been tap...

LOOK: Love Is Alive In These Photos Of LGBT Couples

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices

A new book of photographs that documents and tells the stories of enduring relationships within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

Dear Family Whisperer: 5 Steps Toward Combating Homophobia in Your OWN Family

Melinda Blau | Posted 11.17.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

He asked me recently, "Do you have a husband?" I said, "No," but it bothered me later. I have a life partner whom I've been with for over 20 years, a woman Nicholas calls "Aunt Barbara."

The 5 Ways Gay Married Men Are Turning Back The Wedding Clock

David Toussaint | Posted 10.08.2014 | Gay Voices
David Toussaint

Now we're turning full gay circle with gay men spreading the notion that marriage equality somehow means gay men automatically want marriage and probably children. If we don't have a husband we are not only unfortunate, but we must find one before we get too old.

Obama Expands Government Benefits For Gay Couples

AP | Posted 06.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Supreme Court struck down a law barring federal recognition of gay marriages, the Obama administration granted an...

Carly Schwartz

Groundbreaking Law Would Make It Easier For LGBT Couples To Start A Family

HuffingtonPost.com | Carly Schwartz | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices

When Judy Appel and her partner of 22 years, Alison Bernstein, wanted to have children, the state of California didn’t make it easy. Bernstein ga...

LOOK: Stunning Photo Series Showcases LGBT Couples Around The World

Posted 02.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A New York-based photographer's stunning series showcasing same-sex couples around the world is making the media and blogosphere rounds. Photograp...

Weddings: Why Ceremony? Why Ritual? (Part Two)

Cornelia Powell | Posted 04.21.2014 | Weddings
Cornelia Powell

Now as more states and countries legalize same-sex marriage, the nature of weddings expands --but no one is immune to having a wedding ceremony that leaves people cold.

Justice Department To Give Same-Sex Couples More Federal Privileges

Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

By PETE YOST, The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — In an assertion of same-sex marriage rights, Attorney General Eric Holder is applying a land...

Same-Sex Couples To Receive More Federal Privileges

New York Times | Posted 02.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The federal government will soon treat married same-sex couples the same as heterosexual couples when they file for bankruptcy, testify...

Why Conservatives Should Learn to Love Gay Marriage

Scott Titshaw | Posted 02.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott Titshaw

By refusing marriage to same-sex couples, social conservatives are undermining traditional marriage more than lesbian brides and gay grooms ever could.

Same-Sex Couples in the South

James Mahon | Posted 02.02.2014 | Gay Voices
James Mahon

Three Tennessee towns now recognize same-sex couples. In a landmark decision for the so-called "buckle" of the Bible Belt, Chattanooga joined Knoxville and Collegedale with a city council vote recognizing same-sex spouses of city employees for benefits.

WATCH: Man Gets Jehovah's Witnesses To Leave By Stating, 'I Have A Husband'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices

When YouTube user hitmn92 had two Jehovah's Witnesses show up at his front door bearing copies of The New World Translation, he knew exactly how to (p...

Striking Photo Series Profiles 7 LGBT Couples In Russia

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.03.2013 | Arts

"Today, we love living in Saint Petersburg, but understand that people like us can’t have a quiet life here," Dasha and Victoria, two twentysomethin...

Surprisingly, The American City With The Highest Concentration Of Gay Couples Is...

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Did San Francisco just get out-gayed? Recently released data from the 2012 U.S. Census revealed which cities have the highest concentration of sam...

Exxon Makes Big Policy Change To Benefit Gay Couples

AP | JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 09.27.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- Exxon says it will begin offering benefits to legally married same-sex couples in the U.S. for the first time as of Oct. 1. The company s...

Weddings: Why Ceremony? Why Ritual? (Part I)

Cornelia Powell | Posted 10.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Cornelia Powell

As a gay couple, you can embrace the intimacy of ritual and ceremony for your wedding without falling victim to the mainstream's rather tired and institutionalized "traditions" that have become more commercial than cherished.