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Great Expectations: The Journey of Heather Has Two Mommies

Lesléa Newman | Posted 03.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Lesléa Newman

"Did you ever expect your book to cause so much controversy?" is the question I am most frequently asked when the discovery is made: I am the author o...

Right-Wing Columnist Wants The World To Know That HuffPost Is A 'Gay Porn Outlet'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.26.2015 | Gay Voices

President Barack Obama's recent interview with Sam Stein of The Huffington Post has one right-wing columnist seeing red. In a lengthy opinion piec...

Americans Reveal How They Really Feel About Boycotting Controversial Companies

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.25.2015 | Gay Voices

Dolce & Gabbana sparked an international furor after designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana argued that children born through in vitro fertiliza...

Russia's Latest Anti-Gay Move Is An EPIC Fail

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2015 | Gay Voices

(Adds new U.S. quote) By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, March 24 (Reuters) - Russia failed on Tuesday in a bid to sto...

Get A Preview Of The New Season Of One Of Our Favorite Gay Parody Web Series

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Earlier this month, we brought you the news that the minds behind "Not Looking," the genius parody of HBO's "Looking," were engaged in an Indiegogo ca...

How Loving A Transgender Man In My 50s Changed My Life

Pamela Madsen | Posted 03.24.2015 | Fifty
Pamela Madsen

For most of my life, I identified as 'straight'. I married young and had kids. Then I met Mac. Mac was my earthquake. Loving a transgender man has rewired my brain and changed how I look at sexuality and the world.

Cyber Suitors: Shattered Illusions Along the Information Superhighway

Josh Sabarra | Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

I was tentative about saying the "L word;" it was a big step for me -- especially considering that Lucas and I had never actually met. In person, that is. The Internet has, indeed, made the world a very small place.

A Young Man Was Allegedly Beaten for Being Gay and Mississippi Doesn't Think It's a Hate Crime

Benjamin O'Keefe | Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices
Benjamin O'Keefe

Faggot. It's unfortunately a word that most gay men have had thrown at them at some point in their life. It's a word that Devin Norman heard yelled at him in a grocery store parking lot this weekend before he was allegedly brutally beaten for being a gay man in Mississippi.

Here's Why Gay And Bi Men Might Be Twice As Likely To Get Skin Cancer

Posted 03.21.2015 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of th...

Great News For Puerto Rico's LGBT Community

Reuters | Posted 03.22.2015 | Gay Voices

SAN JUAN, March 20 (Reuters) - The Puerto Rican government will no longer defend a law that bans same-sex couples from marrying and does not recogni...

Queer Pride for the Straight Guy

Robin Hall | Posted 03.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Robin Hall

Sexuality isn't a choice, it is a blessing. I'm glad my father came out and I'm proud of him for it. I love that he is gay, it is one of my favorite things about him.

Here's Why This Gay Couple Will No Longer Leave Their Huge Fortune To University Of Alabama

Posted 03.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

The Incredible Story Of What May Have Been The First Gay Man To Adopt A Child In California

Posted 03.23.2015 | Gay Voices

Today’s “Let Love Define Family™” series installment about a pioneering gay foster-adoptive parent is written by RaiseAChild.US contributing w...

When It Comes To Gay Marriage, This Adorable 5-Year-Old Knows Exactly What's Up

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Video footage of an adorable 5-year-old's outspoken support for same-sex marriage is making the blogosphere rounds. As she twirls in a "Frozen" dr...

Andy Cohen Three-Part Interview

Spencer Macnaughton | Posted 03.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Spencer Macnaughton

He opened up about coming to terms with his sexual orientation and about the traits he looks for in the ideal man. He also spilled the tea on whether the Real Housewives is fake, and about the challenge of making sure the housewives aren't acting to maintain their job security.

A Step Forward For Costa Rica's LGBT Community

Reuters | Posted 03.19.2015 | Gay Voices

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, March 18 (Reuters) - Costa Rica will this week put forward a plan to allow same-sex civil unions based on previous initiatives...

WATCH: This Vlogger Has Some (Hilarious) Choice Words For Dolce & Gabbana

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

This is one way to tell Dolce & Gabbana how you really feel! This hilarious YouTube video comes from actor Ryan Fisher playing a fictional vlogger ...

Right Wing Groups Attempt To Use HuffPost Blog To Prove Queer People 'Indoctrinate' Kids

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

A number of right-wing conservative groups have sounded off on a transgender Huffington Post blogger's most recent piece, arguing that the blog lays o...

Dolce and Gabbana's LGBT Problem

Jon Yokogawa | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Jon Yokogawa

Unfortunately, what once was hoped to be a bridge and increase minority inclusion has reverted to a factory line of content that favors fluff and fads over substance.

This Custom T-Shirt Company Just Made An Amazing Move In The Face Of Homophobia

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

One company just made an incredible display of solidarity with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community in the face of blatant homo...

A Gay Dad Sounds Off On The Florist And Doctor At The Center Of Anti-Gay Controversies

Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

By Rob Watson | The Next Family A popular insurance company pays a great deal of advertising money to let everyone know that they are in fact “ou...

First Gay Group Joins NYC's St. Paddy's Parade, But Protesters Seek More

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2015 | Gay Voices

(Adds quotes from onlookers, in paragraphs 8-11) By Sebastien Malo NEW YORK, March 17 (Reuters) - Shamrocks and rainbow ...

Pat Robertson Tells Mother To Treat Gay Son The Same Way She'd Treat A Drug Addict

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Pat Robertson has, in recent months, advised two concerned parents to skip the same-sex wedding of their child and suggested a teenage boy might be ha...

Here's Why Allowing Trans Kids To Transition Could Improve Their Health

Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of th...

Pay Attention Queens: Why the Oklahoma Fraternity Fiasco Should Matter to Us

J Nelson Aviance | Posted 03.16.2015 | Gay Voices
J Nelson Aviance

It seems clear to me that here we have an example of the kind of institution that excludes us. We can see the mechanisms of exclusion and the culture from which they stem. We see that we are not the only ones excluded and should speak up for each other.