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Gay Vs. Queer: Labels and Limitations

Paul Katz | Posted 02.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul Katz

I didn't boycott either the British or American Queer As Folk series because the word "queer" was in the title. I can't imagine not clicking on this HuffPost page just because I'm not fully in line with the word "queer".

Here's Why The 'Born This Way' Approach To Sexual Orientation Is Failing

Fusion | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.09.2016 | Queer Voices

This story originally appeared on Fusion.com.For decades activists have worked tirelessly to spread the message that sexual orientation is not a choi...

Why I Cheered for 'Queer'

Julie Tarney | Posted 02.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Julie Tarney

As the mom of a child who defies labeling, the word "queer" gives my son a place in a richly diverse community of people living as their authentic selves.

This Straight Ally Opens Up About The Importance Of LGBT Adoption

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices

"I think the LGBT community building their families through foster care and adoption is a beautiful, elegant and a quite logical solution to both prob...

That Time We Were Almost Arrested for Being Gay in Delhi

Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac

We were shocked that in India, the very people who are supposed to protect you are instead the ones you have to bribe to leave you alone.

The Science Behind Why So Many Women Want to Befriend Gay Men

The Conversation US | Posted 02.04.2016 | Science
The Conversation US

Evolutionary psychology and human mating can help explain why relationships between straight women and gay men tend to flourish.

Watch These Women's Beautiful Surprise Double Marriage Proposal

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

Two women recently became engaged in an adorable, surprise double marriage proposal after a romantic weekend in New York City. The engagement ...

Nick Jonas Responds Perfectly To Question About His Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Nick Jonas has had to deal with the public not only questioning his sexuality, but also claiming he's exploiting the gay community to further his own...

13 Things Gay Pornstars Are Tired Of Hearing

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

Queer adult entertainers and sex workers face an intense amount of scrutiny and grief from both outside and inside of the queer community. Sex...

Straight Parents Answer Questions That Gay Parents Get Asked

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“How did you have your children?” is a pretty awkward question for any parent to answer, though it’s a question most often ...

Beauty, Body Image and Being Gay

Barrett Pall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barrett Pall

We need to remember that while we workout our exteriors, our interiors also need to be watered and cared for.

Anti-LGBT Republican Allegedly Caught Using Grindr

GAYVRA | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Addressing the Southwestern Virginia GOP lawmaker who cruised Grindr this past snowy weekend; First- welcome to RVA – I’ve visited your p...

Here's Everything You Wanted To Know About Being A Bottom (NSFW)

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

(Note: The above video contains content that may not be appropriate for work or other sensitive environments)For anyone who has never bottomed...

Get Your First Look At Ellen Page's Big Queer Trip Around The World

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

Today VICELAND, VICE's new TV network, launched the trailer for a new series called "GAYCATION" that's hosted by Academy Award nominee Ellen P...

21 Weird And Annoying Questions Gay Couples Get Asked

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

As queer people, navigating the non-queer world together can be tricky -- and exhausting. In this new video from Buzzfeed, a gay couple reenac...

This Man Celebrated His 29th Birthday By Doing 29 Death Drops

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

A New York City gay man is celebrating turning 29 years old by death dropping in 29 different locations all over the metropolis. Juan Torres-F...

Here's How To Come Out To Your Doctor

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

How To Come Out To Your Doctor We know getting good health care can be a struggle when you’re LGBTQ. Here are some strategies and tips for comi...

A Gay Military Family Shares Their Journey To Fatherhood

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

Thomas and Jonathan West have had many things to consider along the way to becoming a family, but one thing they know for sure is: when you have...

Surprising Number Of Americans Still Uncomfortable Seeing Same-Sex Couples Holding Hands

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

A new survey is shedding light on exactly how Americans feel when it comes to issues regarding the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

Carol: A Real Love Story?

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Joanne Fleisher

t is not your typical lesbian love story. It lacks some of the passion and hot sex that makes many coming out movies compelling. But, when you encounter a magnetic attraction to someone that will rip your life to shreds, the unfolding of the love story may at first seem understated and unclear. When you are married to a man and your lesbian catalyst appears, anything can happen.

Britain's Most Gay-Friendly Employer Might Surprise You

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

LONDON (Reuters) - Just over 25 years since Britain's powerful domestic spy agency dropped a ban on hiring homosexuals, MI5 was hailed on Tuesday as ...

Candance Cameron Bure Discusses How She'd Handle A Gay Plot Line On 'Fuller House'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Candace Cameron Bure might be vocal about her conservative viewpoints on "The View," but she says they won't affect her involvement in storylines on ...

San Francisco's Oldest Gay Bar May Be Closing Soon

SFist | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Another one bites the dust, and this one's sad. One of the more charming remaining gay dives in the vicinity of Polk Street and the Tenderloin &mdash...

I'm Terrified My Daughter Will Be Embarrassed By My Butch Identity

Romper | Posted 01.14.2016 | Parents
Romper

How is our daughter going to handle the inevitable curiosity about my appearance?

Meet the Refugees Living in America: Single Mothers, LGBT Youths and Victims of ISIS

Larry Womack | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Larry Womack

Most people hoping to arrive in the US as refugees are put through an entirely different process that is itself no less than harrowing. Before they can get asylum in the US, they must seek refuge in another nation, which refers them to an office of the UN High Commissioner. If they are determined to meet eligibility criteria and the US is deemed a good fit, the refugee's documented history, fingerprints and even eye scans are scrutinized.