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Donations Pour In For Oregon Bakery That Won't Prepare Gay Wedding Cakes

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.25.2015 | Gay Voices

The owners of an Oregon bakery that violated their state's anti-discrimination laws by turning away a lesbian couple who sought a wedding cake are on ...

WATCH: This Adorable 7-Year-Old Explains How Her Two Moms Had A Baby

Posted 04.25.2015 | Gay Voices

By The Next Family Learn the facts of life for two moms by this 7-year-old girl. More on The Next Family: 6 Tips To Help Children Learn Abou...

Why Gay Men Would Be 'Lucky To Be Effeminate' In Life

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.25.2015 | Gay Voices

In his latest clip for HuffPost Gay Voices, writer-performer Justin Sayre takes "Looking" star Russell Tovey to task over the actor's controversial re...

Don't Call Me Daddy: Loving Someone 25 Years Younger

Blair Fell | Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices
Blair Fell

He would also edit my writing, organize my closets and plan adventurous weekends at outer-borough museums and trips to Hindu temples. He was, in short, my dream man. So could a real committed relationship work?

Here's What It's Like To Be An Intersex Transwoman Truck Driver

Posted 04.24.2015 | 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...

Here's The Beautiful Story Of Two Gay Men Changing Their Lives To Welcome Kids Into Their Family

Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices

In today’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment, meet two men who are willing to change thei...

How Wall Street Came To Support Gay Marriage

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Gay Voices

(Repeats story with no change to text) By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - On March 6, the day of the U...

Vanessa Hudgens: 'I Don't See People As Gay Or Straight'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Explaining why she's an advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, "High School Musical" veteran Vanessa Hudgens says s...

Meet The Gay Singer-Songwriter Who Wants To Bring Soul Back To The Dance Floor

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Aiden Leslie has always aimed to forge a new path for male performers in dance music, a genre traditionally dominated by divas. The 38-year-old si...

Is There No Turning Back On Gay Marriage In America?

USA Today | Susan Page | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will hear arguments next week in a landmark case on gay marriage, but most Americans already have made up their minds...

A Night of a Thousand Genders

Lori Sokol | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Lori Sokol

'Why do we need to be told which toys are appropriate for girls and boys?' and 'Why are toys even categorized according a child's gender?' But, there was still a more crucial question that even I, a life-long feminist, did not think to ask: "Are there really only two genders?"

These Kids Talking About Marriage Equality Will Give You Hope For The Future

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices

Straight from the mouths of babes, these kids are here to teach you a thing or two about marriage equality. If you've been out of the loop, the Iri...

High School Under Fire After Group Of Students Organize 'Anti-Gay Day'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.21.2015 | Gay Voices

A Pennsylvania high school has come under media scrutiny after a group of students organized an "Anti-Gay Day" in response to the nationally-observed ...

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...

Here's How One Medical School Is Making LGBT Safe Spaces A Priority

Posted 04.19.2015 | 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...

A Night Of Sequins, Style And Sass In NYC

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.19.2015 | Gay Voices

The mood was appropriately majestic at New York's Marriott Marquis on April 11, when national members of the Imperial Court advocacy group donned cape...

Why I'm Unsubscribing From Ageism in the Gay Community

David Vaughn | Posted 04.18.2015 | Gay Voices
David Vaughn

Almost every time I go out in the gayborhood, I experience some form of ageism. Age shouldn't matter -- because it doesn't. It's the 21st century, and the only things truly dated about us are our idealisms.

Will 'Scrubs' Stars Come To A Gay Couple's Rescue With Pizza?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices

A gay Indiana couple is hoping to take "Scrubs" stars Zach Braff and Donald Faison up on their pizza-making offer. Earlier this month, Braff respo...

Homosexuality Has Cost The U.S. Government 'More Than $225 Billion,' Pundit Claims

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices

Liberty Counsel founder Mat Staver slammed the "cost of homosexuality" in a radio bulletin this week. Staver, who is no stranger to anti-gay decla...

Mortal Kombat Makes History With Its First Gay Character

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices

For the first time, players of the massively popular Mortal Kombat series have the option to play as a gay character in the franchise's latest install...

Here's Why This Clinton Supporter Is Encouraging Others To 'Bottom For Hillary'

Posted 04.17.2015 | 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...

This Gay Man Refused To Take 'No' For An Answer And Finally Found His Own Beautiful Family

Posted 04.17.2015 | Gay Voices

Today’s installment in the Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series demonstrates that sometimes “no” is ...

Here's Why It's Getting Harder And Harder For Republicans To Oppose Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Hillary Clinton sent a resounding message to her prospective Republican opponents this week when she spoke out in support of same-sex marriage, going ...

Despite Uptick, New Report Finds LGBT Representation In Hollywood Still Lacking

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices

When it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) representation in Hollywood, things are getting better -- but there's still plenty of r...

Celebrating National Poetry Month 2015

Michael Carosone | Posted 04.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

For National Poetry Month 2015, here is one of my poems: "My Laundromat"//I will buy a Laundromat//so that//I can take the perfectly blue and green//rounded sphere which we call planet Earth// and give it a very needed cleaning.