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Evanglical Links Meningitis With God's Punishment For Gay Sex

Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Following the meningitis death of a young, gay lawyer in California last week, health officials have been careful to stress that meningitis is not a "...

WATCH: Parliament Singing After New Zealand Legalizes Gay Marriage Will Make You Cry

Posted 04.18.2013 | Gay Voices

The world can be a dark and scary place sometimes, but this video of spectators bursting into song after New Zealand legalized gay marriage has restor...

Westboro Picketing Boston? Anonymous Vows To Block Hate Group

Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices

First responders were still on the scene at Boston's devastated Copley Square when fringe hate group Westboro Baptist Church announced it would be pic...

Transgender Woman Cited For Trespassing For Using Women's Bathroom

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices

An Idaho transgender woman was cited for trespassing last week for using the women's bathroom in a grocery store. Ally Robledo, 25, was cited April...

Lawrence v. Texas: When LGBT Americans Became Recognized as Second Class Citizens

Ariel Wengroff | Posted 06.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Ariel Wengroff

While there's no argument that progress is being made, many argue that the parameters around LGBT discrimination, particularly gender identity, are still unclear.

Host Says Anti-Gay Activists Will Be Treated 'Kind of Like the Jews in Nazi Germany'

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.12.2013 | Gay Voices

A conservative radio show host with a penchant for making controversial statements predicted that anti-gay activists will one day be treated similar t...

Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck: Champions of Gay Rights?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

O'Reilly surely is quite cognizant of keeping his ratings high as he sees support for gay marriage rise rapidly in the polls. But if the debate over marriage equality now needs to move into the Fox News audience, it's certainly not a bad thing to have O'Reilly taking on the anti-equality crowd.

Meredith Bennett-Smith

Etsy Seller Refuses Same-Sex Couple's Order, Cites Christian Beliefs | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.10.2013 | Gay Voices

An Etsy seller based in California has reportedly refused to design the guestbook for a same-sex wedding because it goes against her Christian beliefs...

Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are

Tom Judson | Posted 06.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Tom Judson

Polls have continuously shown that people who know homosexuals personally are more supportive of gay rights. Here's a news flash for you: everyone knows a homosexual.

Gay Couple Headed To Trial Over Allegations Of Sexually Abusing Foster Sons

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.08.2013 | Gay Voices

In a surprising twist, a gay couple in Connecticut withdrew their no-contest pleas and told the judge they intend to publicly fight allegations they s...

Why I Hate Sports

Tom Judson | Posted 06.05.2013 | Gay Voices
Tom Judson

In the classroom I held my own and in the music department I excelled, but these things didn't really matter at our school; esteem was earned by athletic prowess and nothing else.

Shocking Study Shows Trans Women 49 Times More Likely To Have HIV

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.02.2013 | Gay Voices

Transgender women were 49 times more likely to have HIV compared to a reference population, according to a new study on transgender women and HIV. ...

African President Warns Homosexuals To Stay Away, Or Regret Being Born

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The leader of a small West African nation that receives American humanitarian aid has warned that any gay or lesbians found in his country will "regre...

Gay Rights Group Apologizes After Being Called 'Transphobic' At SCOTUS Protests

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.02.2013 | Gay Voices

The lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBT) rights group Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has issued an apology for a pair of "unfortunate incidents" th...

About My Ass

Robert Julian | Posted 06.01.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Julian

Thanks to the miracle of television, people are now talking about my ass. It's funny, because I've been talking about my ass for years, without a single enthusiastic response.

Anti-Gay March For Marriage Compared To Civil Rights Movement

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.29.2013 | Gay Voices

The president of an anti-gay organization has compared the group's recent protest against same-sex marriage to the Civil Rights movement in America. ...

Gay Military Activist Sobs In Courtroom After Conviction For DADT Protest

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.29.2013 | Gay Voices

After two years of often contentious legal battles, the trial of gay military activist Lt. Dan Choi came to a dramatic conclusion Thursday, after a fe...

Soldier Who Pushed For DADT Repeal Claims DOJ Persecuting Him

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Former Army Lt. Dan Choi is a cheerful, upbeat man. Even over the phone, the crusading gay activist is infectiously enthusiastic and passionate. But h...

11-Year-Old Speaks Out Against Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Ever since a young man by the name of Zach Wahls told a group of stunned Iowa lawmakers "the sexual orientation of my parents has had zero effect on t...

Excuse Me, Justice Alito, But We've Been Around Since Long Before Cellphones, Thank You

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

One of the most idiotic and offensive statements to come out of the Supreme Court marriage equality arguments -- and there were a few -- was when Justice Alito claimed during the Prop 8 arguments that the Internet and cellphones are older than same-sex marriage.

Lila Shapiro

Partners Who Haven't Been Able To Get Married For 31 Years Celebrate Anniversary Outside SCOTUS | Lila Shapiro | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices

WASHINGTON -- Bonnie Quesenberry and Fay Jacobs celebrated their 31st anniversary in front of the Supreme Court on Wednesday. It would have been their...

What Happened Today in the Supreme Court? The Prop 8 Case in a Nutshell

Nish Gera | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Nish Gera

After listening to the oral arguments presented in the Proposition 8 case in the U.S. Supreme Court today, one can't help but marvel at the intricacies of the legal debate. But what's really going on, in a nutshell?

Anti-Gay Pundit Blames LGBT Acceptance On Ridiculous New Reason

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.28.2013 | Gay Voices

One of the more stridently anti-gay voices on the religious right offers a new reason why more and more young Americans support marriage equality: TLC...

Do Libertarians Really Threaten LGBT Rights? I Don't Think So

James Peron | Posted 05.26.2013 | Gay Voices
James Peron

It was government sodomy laws that made our existence a crime. Some of us wanted to limit government -- horrors! -- by repealing those laws.

Paper Runs Hate-Filled, Anti-Gay Rant To Highlight Community's Bigotry

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.22.2013 | Gay Voices

A West Virginia paper has found itself in the midst of controversy after printing an anonymous, hate-filled rant about minorities and gays. The Lin...