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Radiance: Gay Poet Emanuel Xavier On Living Life Raw And Pushing Back

Charlie Vázquez | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlie Vázquez

Known for his raw odes to abandonment, decadence and sex, he's never confined himself to the mechanical niceties of political-correctness, using poetry as a screen on which to project LGBTQ Latino working-class dramas and struggles.

My First EnGAYgement Was as Perfectly LA as You Can Imagine

Abby Draper | Posted 07.26.2016 | Queer Voices
Abby Draper

For the last week, I’ve intentionally done everything I can to ignore one of my favorite people in the world. Sounds terrible, I know, but it was fo...

Uncomfortable Themes Make For Relevant Revival Are WE at the Cabaret?

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.24.2016 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

Harrison, Goss and the Kit Kat Girls in Cabaret. Photos courtesy of Pantages Theatre By Karel Charles Karel Bouley I was uncomfortable leaving ...

Is My New Short Film Reflecting Adrianne

Michael Angelo | Posted 07.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Angelo

It has been said that when we create art we create it in the image of ourselves. My new short film Reflecting Adrianne is deeply personal to me, which...

Frankly My Dear... Gay Men Marry Straight Women! Here's Why!

Rick Clemons | Posted 07.19.2016 | Queer Voices
Rick Clemons

As archaic as it might sound, even with all the media hype, touting celebratory strides forward for LGBTQ rights, there's still a dirty little societal secret getting brushed under the rug.

Orlando Shooting -- From Tragedy To Hope | JimmyWIN Show (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Can any positive hope come out of the tragic Orlando shooting at gay nightclub Pulse?

The Bisexual Dilemma: Grief And The Loss Of Gay And Lesbian Privilege

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

This frame of mind is unsustainable. Such little boxes of sexual identity are being crushed almost daily now

HIV Is At The Crossroads

Ace Robinson | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Ace Robinson

Currently, we are at the lowest level of donor funding for HIV care since 2010. Thirteen of the top fourteen donors have reduced support in the battle against HIV in the past year.

The 'Loser Terrorists'

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.17.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

The inspiration of many of today's terrorists is to achieve name recognition or even re-branding from loser to terrorist.

Actor Tim Boardman Stars in the Indie Film MILES

Ilana Rapp | Posted 07.15.2016 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Tim Boardman has the lead role in the Indie film MILES. The film premieres on July 16th at OUTFEST in LA. #milesthemovie , #OutfestLA Tim Boardman's T...

Why I Have Hope For The World

Michael Neill | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Michael Neill

In my work in the world, I essentially point to two truths about life:

The Kinsey Sicks: Can The Longest-Running Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet Save America?

Greg Archer | Posted 07.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Archer

If it feels as if America suffers from Electile Dysfunction, that's because it does. With the train wreck that is presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump...

Racist Police Brutality Is An LGBT Issue

Tony Varona | Posted 07.18.2016 | Queer Voices
Tony Varona

The LGBT community reflects the rainbow. The rainbow flag, in fact, is a fitting symbol of our motley movement.

Making It In America: From Bullied, Gay Boy to High-Flying Fashion Designer

Bill_Robinson | Posted 07.09.2016 | World
Bill_Robinson

The political climate now is voracious. A central issue, perhaps the central issue is Immigration. In America, Republicans strongly back building a w...

Larry Gross and the Formation of the Gay Community

Robert Scheer | Posted 07.10.2016 | Queer Voices
Robert Scheer

In this week’s Scheer Intelligence Robert speaks with author and academic Larry Gross about how“invisible” closeted gay men and women came, over...

Stop Playing Politics with Immigration

Glenn Magpantay | Posted 07.06.2016 | Queer Voices
Glenn Magpantay

To say I am deeply disappointed would be an extreme understatement. We at the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) are aggrieve...

Rest in PRIDE Campaign Honors Orlando Victims |JimmyWIN (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Jimmy Nguyen interviews founders of the #RestInPRIDE video campaign. The campaign inspires everyone to share your most prideful LGBT memories in hono...

Why Legal Equality For LGBT People Isn't Enough

Wayne Dhesi | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Wayne Dhesi

It's important that we recognise the great strides we've made in the UK when it comes to how LGBT people are treated, but the fight for true equality is yet to be won.

Watch: Getting Tested For HIV Live!

Davey Wavey | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Davey Wavey

With National HIV Testing Day fast approaching, I decided to make a video about it -- and get tested live on camera to show people that there are options and that it doesn't need to be scary.

Why Do We Date Guys Who Are Just ~Meh~?

Chris Hernandez | Posted 07.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Chris Hernandez

I ended up calling it quits with John via ghosting method. As much as I need a guy who is more "yea" and not "meh," he needs someone who is going to appreciate him for not only who he is but where he is in life.

With Tears In Her Eyes

Rance Collins | Posted 07.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

She took my hand, and she held it for the next ten minutes. It was the closest physical contact I had had to such unabashed emotion in a long while. I...

Why Your "My House, My Rules" Logic Doesn't Apply

Matthew Gates | Posted 07.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Matthew Gates

When your youngster thinks of home, do you want him and/or her to feel happy and warm? Or angry and resentful? Household rejection can result in your queer child facing homelessness, drug addiction and or suicide, all because of "your house and your rules."

Romance in the city: 5 gay friendly experiences in Berlin

Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac | Posted 07.07.2016 | Queer Voices
Stefan Arestis and Sebastien Chaneac

Berlin is super gay. Gayness is so well accepted in every aspect of society that you’ll find sprinkles of it everywhere. Today, most people associat...

More Afraid of a Drive-By Than ISIS

Andrew Lam | Posted 07.02.2016 | San Francisco
Andrew Lam

SAN FRANCISCO - A friend recently sent a text from Vietnam full of trepidation. In the wake of the Orlando massacre, and with ISIS now threatening San...

Do Your Parents Accept Or Tolerate Your Sexuality?

Sushant Naidu | Posted 06.30.2016 | Queer Voices
Sushant Naidu

I try to use the tools I used previously in order to heal my relationship with them but nothing is working. All loving thoughts have left the building.