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Please Don't Jail Kim Davis

John A. Tures | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

I'm sure those who have suffered discrimination for being gay might understandably have little sympathy for seeing Kim Davis head off to prison for not fulfilling her oath of office. But is that any way to celebrate a victory?

Grindr, Manhunt, Hornet??? Is This Life???

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Jamie Scanlon

I'm not sure if I am thinking old school that this type of lifestyle is somewhat concerning or are these online Casanova's just all futurists and pioneering the world of dating, sex and relationships for the future?

Who Do You Trust?

Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D. | Posted 09.01.2015 | Gay Voices
Dick Keiser Jr., Ph.D.

It is a lot easier for gay men to have sex then talk about it. Online hookup sites make it very easy with stats, HIV-status and pictures to find your man in a few clicks. Unfortunately for safer sex advocates, their message may come too late.

Rentboy Raid: the Stonewall for Sex Workers?

Katherine Koster | Posted 08.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Katherine Koster

If this is the "Stonewall" of sex work, let it not be the aftermath of Stonewall where a privileged minority colonizes and benefits off the work of society's "others."

Laws vs. Justice: School Rescinds Gay Woman's Job Offer

Dani Tinker | Posted 08.31.2015 | Gay Voices
Dani Tinker

I woke up a few days ago and saw that my high school rescinded a gay woman's job offer. My first thought was, "is that even legal?" It was followed quickly by, 'wow, they just pissed off an army of highly intelligent, passionate folks, poised to fight injustice. You can bet this won't pass quietly.'

Here's What Happened When Grindr Users Opened Up About Depression

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.30.2015 | 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...

"Looking" for Excuses: The Show Was Bad. It Got Cancelled. Get Over It.

Martin Luz | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Martin Luz

Enough of the moaning and complaining about HBO canceling the show Looking. And please stop with the overwrought excuses about gay male psychosexual and sociological failures. Here's the deal: the show was cancelled because it was bad.

Transgender Widow Shares Heartbreaking Story Of Losing Husband At 24

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices

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

How Two Women Fell In Love And Created Safer Spaces For LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.28.2015 | Gay Voices

While volunteering at a homeless shelter for women and children, Candice and Jaci witnessed things that motivated them to expand their own family. In ...

The Problem With Television Isn't the LBT, It's the G.

JD Stewart | Posted 08.27.2015 | Gay Voices
JD Stewart

We can't cry out for representation and then spit on it when it arrives. We can't lap up other shows dealing with our cohort's problems and lives and stamp on our own because we feel like we've been given the short straw.

This Is Why The Rentboy Raid Is About Way More Than Just Sex Work

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices

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Duke Students Refuse To Read 'Fun Home' Over Gay Themes, Nudity

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.25.2015 | Gay Voices

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Here's What Happens When Gay Guys Get Rejected (You'll Laugh, We Promise)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Rejection is never fun. But this hilarious new video from Brian Jordan Alvarez perfectly captures the comedic side to the fear and self-loat...

Swiping Right On A Hottie? Hold On A Second

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Swiping Right On A Hottie? Hold On A Second A new study on HIV risk and how Latino sexual and gender minority men use GPS-based mobile dating and hoo...

Warming Up

Katharina Love | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices
Katharina Love

Caitlin Jenner has said that there is no growth without risk. I tried yesterday, to do something that for me, was terrifying. I tried once, and couldn't do it.

Meet The First Openly Gay Baseball Player

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices

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

The Naked Truth: How Stripping Down Built My Self-Confidence

Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha | Posted 08.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Gabriel Ruas Santos Rocha

I had never experienced such freedom. I had never felt so proud about myself, my sexuality and my body, no matter how imperfect it is.

An Open Letter to People Who Still Use 'Faggot' as an Insult

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 08.20.2015 | Impact
Casey Cavanagh

Be responsible. Hold yourself accountable. Pay attention to the words you use, the way you articulate yourself, and be aware of how the things you say may affect people around you.

This Straight Christian Man Spent A Year Pretending To Be Gay -- And This Is What He Learned

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.19.2015 | Gay Voices

This sure is one literal interpretation of the expression "walking a mile in someone else's shoes." In 2012, we brought you the story o...

This Exhibit Is Made With The Blood Of Queer Men — Blood The FDA Refuses To Take

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.18.2015 | Gay Voices

A powerful exhibit is making its way to The American University Museum and it's comprised of pieces made from the donated blood of gay, bise...

I'm a Gay Man And I Love When Women Say To Me, 'Let's Go Shopping!'

JD Stewart | Posted 08.18.2015 | Gay Voices
JD Stewart

I like that women think it's okay to make me go shopping with them. To ask about their dress and if it looks nice. To let their wrists fall limper when I'm not so keen on it. I like men who hide themselves in changing rooms because my eyes may "make them gay." I love it all.

Ellen DeGeneres Has A Message For All Those Who Are Different

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.17.2015 | Gay Voices

Different is beautiful. That was the message Ellen DeGeneres chose to share when she took the stage at the Teen Choice Awards Sunday to acce...

Can This Man Tell The Difference Between A Kiss From A Woman And A Kiss From A Man?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.16.2015 | Gay Voices

Can a straight man tell the difference between a kiss from a woman and a man? Popular YouTube vlogger Davey Wavey investigated by blindfoldi...

Sex Addict or Gay Man?

Renato Barucco | Posted 08.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Renato Barucco

Over the past year, I had several conversations about sexual compulsivity. Collecting background information for Sexed, a novel about sex addiction, I learned that the problem, in various interpretations, is a serious concern for many gay men.

How One Man's Dead Grandmother Introduced Him To The Loves Of His Life

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.14.2015 | Gay Voices

Sometimes things happen as fate. Sometimes it takes hard work to make things happen. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let...