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A Big Debt of Gratitude Is Owed to President Obama on Gay Marriage

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

What's less well-known is that Obama's final epiphany on gay marriage was not just one man's conversion to a controversial cause. The politics of that conversion was profound; it put the White House stamp on it.

The GOP's Minority Outreach Delusion

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The RNC understands that and is trying to do something about it at least verbally. But many millions that back the GOP precisely because they like it just the way it and America once was, virtually render its minority outreach campaign little more than a delusion.

Forthcoming Documentary To Examine Being LGBT In Middle America

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

The woman responsible for introducing us to Bette Porter, Tina Kennard, Shane McCutcheon, Alice Pieszecki, Jenny Schecter and the rest of the sexy Los...

Glennisha Morgan

Casting Light On South Africa's Lesbians, Transgender Community | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi puts the spotlight on her nation's lesbian and transgender community in her new exhibit, “Face...

CPAC, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Paul Ryan, and the Conservative Crack-Up

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

As long as the right keeps doing what it keeps doing, the great conservative crack-up will bring two big winners: Hillary Clinton and Nancy Pelosi.

Ask MISTER CARL: 'My Boyfriend's Too Busy for Me!'

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

While some things might be easier to accomplish when you're young, dating (nevermind building a successful, healthy relationship!) isn't one of them. Relationships and dating take work, no matter how old you are.

Threesome Relationships: Are You the Odd Man Out?

Tyler Curry | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tyler Curry

Yes, threesome relationships have started to become a mainstream trend in the gay culture. However, it seems that it is only a matter of time after the third person hops into the bed that someone inevitably falls out.

Gay Couple Reportedly Booted From Mall For Kissing, Holding Hands

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

A gay couple was reportedly kicked out of a California mall for kissing and holding hands, even though the center's staff apparently do not prohibit s...

Institute For American Values Founder Explains Change Of Heart On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

In a new video with Faith In America, Institute for American Values President David Blankenhorn explains his personal change of heart on gay marriage....

Check Out 'No Shade,' The Brilliant New LGBT Web Series

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Caution: Video contains sexually frank language. Director and cinematographer Sean Anthony has created a new web series called “No Shade”. It...

Christian Radio Host Says Gay-Inclusive Curricula To Blame For Falling Test Scores

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

A radio host for conservative Christian group American Family Association claims that gay-inclusive curricula is to blame for falling test scores in s...

London Hotel Denies Gay Couple Pre-Booked Double Room, Offers Them Single Beds Instead

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A gay British couple claims a London hotel denied them a pre-booked double room because of their sexuality. As the BBC reports, the pair claims th...

Are Lesbians Better Daters Than Gay Men?

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

A common joke among lesbians is, "What do lesbians bring to a second date?" The answer: "A U-Haul." Meanwhile, single gay men are often considered promiscuous if they're not attached. Are the differences between lesbians and gay men in the dating world fact or fiction?

It's Time For A Queer-Friendly Pope

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

Just hours after Pope Benedict XVI announced his unexpected resignation, a bolt of lightning struck St. Peter's Basilica. Many say it's unequivocally a sign from God. If so, I'm hoping it's an "amen" moment signaling the end of an oppressive era of LGBTQ bashing.

President Obama's Inaugural Address

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

"As times change, so must we," President Barack Obama said in his eloquent and inspiring inaugural address. In many ways, President Obama's speech was a continuation of his campaign to engage women, gays, immigrants and the middle class.

Are African Americans Changing Their Mind About Gay Marriage?

Lisa Wade | Posted 03.20.2013 | Black Voices
Lisa Wade

Last month, Jet -- a magazine marketed to African-American population -- featured their first gay male couple in their wedding announcements. The announcement may be a sign that African-American attitudes towards gay marriage may be turning around.

Don't Be Angry At Spencer Cox; Be Angry At The Stigma That Pushes Gay Men Into Drugs And Unsafe Sex

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

It's high time for gay America finally to end the silence and speak out boldly about the plague of crystal meth addiction and abuse in our community that contributed to Spencer Cox's death -- and continues to destroy the lives of so many others.

Homo For The Holidays: An 8-Point Survival Guide

Carl Sandler | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Carl Sandler

For many gay people, spending the holidays with their families is an uncomfortable, nerve-wracking experience that means repressing their true selves to avoid conflict, taking a step backward on the path to self-acceptance they fought so hard to forge.

This Holiday Season, Do Ask, Do Tell

Cecilia Aldarondo | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cecilia Aldarondo

What will it take for us, as families, to be honest this holiday season? To talk, openly and lovingly, about the issues that scare us? How can we create families where everyone is free to participate fully, to share their loves and losses, and really know each other?

It's Out: Gays Are Behind Hurricane Sandy

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lorraine Devon Wilke

it seems The Gays have reached far beyond terra firma to grab old Mother Nature and whip her into a megastorm frenzy. Yep, turns out the gays are behind Hurricane Sandy.

Orlando’s Best Fight Ever

Monica Trasandes | Posted 12.11.2012 | Latino Voices
Monica Trasandes

On October 11, the LGBT community celebrates National Coming Out Day and this year we have one more newly out person with whom to celebrate--Puerto Rican boxer Orlando Cruz. When the former Olympian said in interviews last week that he is gay, I know he made a world of difference for so many people.

VIDEO: Why Mark Normand Prefers Gay Bars

Posted 09.27.2012 | Women

Comedy Central See More Laughs Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow Marlo on Twitter: @MarloThomas Weekly Newsletter Sign up to receive my em...

My Tuesday With Morrie (Or, What We Can Learn From Our Elders)

John-Manuel Andriote | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
John-Manuel Andriote

I invited him to join me and two friends I'd invited to dinner Friday night. Morrie was the hit of the party. I'm lucky to have friends who, as I do, revere our elders and soak up the drops of wisdom woven like pearls into the fabric of their stories.

Timothy Green May Be Gay

Jonathan Kipp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jonathan Kipp

In some ways he holds to the stereotype of the young gay boy that many of us were: doe-eyed and sensitive, artistic, soft, a lover of life, insightful and wise beyond our years, not particularly athletic. And then there is the female best friend who stands by him and roots him on.

'Lets Have a Kiki'

Greg Jacobs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Greg Jacobs

I am sitting here at 9:06 p.m. on a Thursday night listening to "The Power of Love," sober, alone, and quite content. Many (but not all) gay men share common traits with housewives in their mid 40s or 50s.