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Oppressed (Wo)Man's Burden

Marcus Lee | Posted 04.08.2013 | Black Voices
Marcus Lee

Herein lies Oppressed (Wo)Man's Burden: Not only are we naturally accountable to the internal wellbeing of our respective communities, but we are also expected to continuously show up in the oppressor's space each and every time we'd like our communities' needs to be heard.

Gay Michigan Man Believes He Was Hate Crime Victim

Posted 02.05.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Michigan man believes he was the victim of a hate crime after a brutal Feb. 3 attack. Adam Lee Johnson, 29, was allegedly attacked as he was...

Rick Perry Sounds Off On Boy Scout's Gay Controversy

AP | By WILL WEISSERT | Posted 04.04.2013 | Gay Voices

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Gov. Rick Perry said emphatically Saturday that the Boy Scouts of America shouldn't soften its strict no-gays membership ...

Allowing Gay Boy Scouts Will Create 'Sexual Tension' On Camping Trips, Pundit Claims

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Bryan Fischer isn't taking news of the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) decision to rethink their longstanding anti-gay policy lightly. The American ...

Anti-Gay Road Rage: 71-Year-Old Charged With Beating Woman WIth Steering Wheel Lock

Posted 01.31.2013 | Gay Voices

An elderly Washington state resident has been slapped with anti-gay hate crime allegations after what started off as a simple fender-bender spiraled i...

Two Chicago Gay Men, Female Friend Allegedly Attacked In Hate Crime

Batavia Patch | Ted Schnell | Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Two local men and a woman face multiple felony counts as a result of a hate crime investigation police began after an attack on two gay men and a woma...

LGBT And Race Alliances Critical In Civil Rights Battle For Marriage Equality

Olympia Duhart | Posted 03.30.2013 | Black Voices
Olympia Duhart

Rather than redeploying oppressive strategies against each other, people from disenfranchised communities are finally learning to focus on commonalities. The struggle for civil rights is expansive and universal. The work to be done is exhaustive.

Boy Scouts Consider Dropping Gay Ban: Report

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Just days after a Maryland-based Cub Scout pack was forced to back down on a non-discriminatory pledge because of a reference to sexual orientation, t...

Virginia Moves One Step Closer To LGBT Equality

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Virginia moved one critical step closer to equality Jan. 25 after the state senate passed SB701, a bill granting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgende...

Why Marriage Equality Isn't Enough

Todd Clayton | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Todd Clayton

In the same way that sexism did not die after women secured the right to vote in 1920, and racism persisted after schools were desegregated in 1954, homophobia will not end once I gain the right to legally marry a partner of the same sex.

The Time I Called Pope Benedict 'The Devil' To His Face

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

After seeing Benedict's latest attacks a few weeks ago, calling gay marriage a "threat to the future of humanity," I thought of my upcoming 25th anniversary of calling him out and how it changed my life. Was it wrong to do? Immature? Unproductive? I don't think so.

Award-Winning Filmmaker's New Project Connections Christianity To Uganda's Homophobia

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Roger Ross Williams debuted his newest film, "God Loves Uganda", at the Sundance Film Festival over the weekend. T...

I Was Attacked For Being Gay

Richie Covington | Posted 03.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Richie Covington

I always thought hate crimes were much more serious, but I found out later that my state's hate crime laws do not apply to crimes committed against people on the basis of their sexual orientation or gender identity. In Alabama? Go figure.

'Kill The Gays' Bill Supporter Says LGBT Equality Will Signal End Of Human Rights

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.23.2013 | Gay Voices

A controversial evangelical currently on trial for crimes against humanity has written a new online column in which he claims that same-sex marriage a...

Sometimes It's Just Not About the Gays

James Peron | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices
James Peron

Lillian Ladele went to the Court because she "was pushed out of her job because of her stance against civil partnerships." But was she pushed out a job if she was refusing to do the job?

Controversial Art Piece Removed Under Mysterious Circumstances

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.15.2013 | Arts

While House Republican leaders announced their plans to spend up to $3 million defending the Defense of Marriage Act in court, the art world endured a...

WATCH: Rupert Everett's Controversial Advice For Gay Actors

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2013 | Gay Voices

Rupert Everett re-iterated his stance on what he describes as Hollywood's unwillingness to fully accept openly gay actors and typecasting them in ster...

What Jodie Foster's Coming Out Means In 2013

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Whatever you thought of last night, you'd have to agree that it was another indication of how it's becoming harder and harder for anyone in public life to have any real credibility and still be living in the closet.

Why Religious Invocations at Presidential Inaugurations?

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.13.2013 | Politics
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Many of our framers, the chief architects of the United States Constitution, most clearly did not have these measures in mind.

Chuck Hagel And Rev. Louie Giglio: When Homophobia Comes Back To Haunt

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

The controversies surrounding former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) and Rev. Louie Giglio of Passion City Church underscore two facts of American life in 2013: The LGBT rights movement has advanced at a rapid pace, and anything you said 20 years ago is available in a click for the world to see.

Noah's Flood Caused By Wedding Songs For Homosexuals, Says Scott Lively

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Scott Lively, the embattled evangelist currently on trial for inciting human rights abuses against the LGBT community in Uganda, has doubled down on h...

Popular Prop 8 Website Relaunches After Extensive Overhaul

Posted 01.10.2013 | Gay Voices

A popular website that meticulously tracked the ongoing debate over Proposition 8, California's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage, has been rela...

Gay Couple Offered Refund From Texas Bowling Alley

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 01.10.2013 | Business

A gay couple was offered a refund at a Texas bowling alley on Sunday night after being told it was a family environment. Alberto Lesmes and his par...

WATCH: When Will Homophobic Language Be Unacceptable?

Posted 01.10.2013 | Gay Voices

When will homophobic language be unacceptable? That's the question posed by a new Canadian commercial produced by the University of Albertaʼs Inst...

WATCH: Conservative Firebrand Defends 'Kill The Gays' Bill Supporter

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.09.2013 | Religion

Bryan Fischer, a controversial mouthpiece for the conservative Christian American Family Association, voiced his support for embattled anti-homosexual...