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What Causes Gay Guilt And Sexual Shame? Explanations From Carlin Ross

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 07.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Lately I have really been deconstructing my views on sexuality to get to the bottom of why women are treated unfairly. I've invited back the gorgeous sex educator Carlin Ross to help me break down my issues.

Dear Rabbi Shmuley, Can You Leave Dan Savage Alone?

Chaim Levin | Posted 07.03.2012 | Religion
Chaim Levin

To compare Savage to people who are filled with such hatred is absurd and reminiscent of the disturbing trend to misrepresent anti-bullying activists as bullies themselves.

WATCH: Joel Osteen's Personal Opinion On Gay People

Posted 05.02.2012 | Religion

Houston megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen has said numerous times that he believes being gay is a sin in accordance with his understanding of Christian sc...

LOOK: Vietnam Veteran's Surprising, Powerful Tombstone Inscription

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.15.2012 | Gay Voices

On April 30th, the 37th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, the photo of gay Vietnam veteran Technical Sergeant Leonard Matlovich's powerful to...

What Does Jesus Think About Homosexuality?

Derek Flood | Posted 12.03.2012 | Religion
Derek Flood

If we really do love Jesus, then we need to love like he did, so much so that it seems "scandalous" in the eyes the religious folks of our day, just like it did in his day.

Nathan And Tristan: A Story Of Love, Peace And Understanding

Barb Snelgrove | Posted 06.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Barb Snelgrove

This is the story of Nathan and Tristan. Nathan is that self-professed former "Bible-banging homophobe" who (along with some other like-minded, reformed individuals) decided to attend a local gay pride parade to apologize for the way the church has treated homosexuals.

I Pledge Allegiance...

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall | Posted 06.16.2012 | College
Dr. Lawrence M. Schall

Last fall, just a few months into his tenure, President Don Dowless of Shorter University in Rome, Ga., a school affiliated with the Georgia Baptists,...

Homophobes Need (Gay) Love, Too

Mark Morford | Posted 06.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Mark Morford

Perhaps nasty homophobes are, the study gently suggests, to be empathized with, to be offered a modicum of compassion and understanding, due to the abject tragedy of their ignoble fate. And perhaps this offering is one of the most difficult challenges you can name.

Homophobia Study's Surprising New Take On Origin Of Gay Hatred

Posted 04.10.2012 | Science

By: Jeanna Bryner, LiveScience Managing Editor Published: 04/09/2012 01:01 PM EDT on LiveScience Homophobics should consider a little self-refle...

Homophobic People Likely To Be Secretly Attracted To People Of The Same Sex, Study Finds

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A new study has confirmed what many in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community have suspected for some time: that homophobic attit...

Kirk Cameron’s Christian Nationalist Quest

Bill Berkowitz | Posted 06.05.2012 | Religion
Bill Berkowitz

In the trailer for his new documentary Monumental, Kirk Cameron has an 'a-ha!' moment: "So hold on. The United States Congress was commissioning and printing Bibles to be given to all the people because they knew that that's what would... make America flourish and thrive!"

Did Aging Play A Role In Therapist's Tragic Death?

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 06.05.2012 | Fifty
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Therapist Bob Bergeron, who committed suicide in December, wrote about aging gracefully. But was he was another one of those people hitting 50, who truly felt an underlying dread of what comes next?

Dear Evangelical Church, You're Wrong About The Gays.

Todd Clayton | Posted 05.30.2012 | Religion
Todd Clayton

This last year, I've learned something incredibly important: that my friend was wrong, profoundly, painfully, perfectly wrong: we can experience intimacy. Real, challenging, transformative intimacy.

Rotimi Fani-Kayode Has Nothing To Lose

Posted 03.21.2012 | Arts

The artist Rotimi Fani-Kayode created striking photographs in color and black-and-white exploring race and sexuality. Tribal and baroque, the complex ...

WATCH: Fran Drescher On Race, Rape And The Causes Of Sexual Abuse

Posted 03.13.2012 | Black Voices

"Happily Divorced" star Fran Drescher's commentary is typically heavy on humor, but her recent visit to the Sirius XM radio show "Sway In The Morning"...

13 Things The Bible Forbids That You're Probably Guilty Of Doing

Posted 03.12.2012 | Gay Voices

Late last week Kirk Cameron gave a now infamous interview on "Piers Morgan Tonight" during which he discussed his feelings about homosexuality and mar...

Gay Student Suspended For Wearing High Heels To School

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 03.05.2012 | Education

Asante Cotman, a 17-year-old junior at Charles City High School in Charles City County, Va., says he was suspended for three days after refusing an or...

Kirk Cameron Says Homosexuality Is 'Unnatural... Ultimately Destructive'

Posted 03.04.2012 | Gay Voices

'80s sitcom star turned religious activist Kirk Cameron is not a fan of homosexuality and he isn't shy about sharing his feelings on the subject. D...

Accosting Boys in Showers: LGBTQ Athletes and Homophobia

B.J. Epstein | Posted 04.25.2012 | Sports
B.J. Epstein

As long as gay athletes are scared to come out, because they worry about what their teammates and fans might think or even because they fear for their safety and their future, society will not recognize that it is possible to be both gay and sporty.

Jennifer Bendery

Family Research Council Starts Campaign Against 'Fake' Same-Sex Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Citing concerns that 2012 could be the "tipping point" in the debate over same-sex marriage, Family Research Council leader Tony Perkins...

Old Is the New Black; BDSM, the New Gay

Eric Schaeffer | Posted 04.25.2012 | Home
Eric Schaeffer

Blindfolding with a silk scarf? Wrists bound to the bedpost while whip cream or ice is run along the innocent captive? "Rough" sex? A slight squeeze of your lover's throat? Just a soft one?

Georgia Educator Compares Homosexuality To Necrophilia, Voyeurism, Pedophilia

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 02.24.2012 | Education

Tanya Ditty, a Georgia teacher and the state director of Concerned Women for America of Georgia, spoke against a Georgia bill this week that would ban...

WATCH: Independent Filmmaker Explains 'What Homosexuality Is Not'

Posted 02.16.2012 | Gay Voices

Independent filmmaker Ryan James Yezak's trailer for "Second Class Citizens," a planned documentary about the gay rights movement, went viral almost i...

Stickers, Someday

Todd Clayton | Posted 04.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Todd Clayton

Growing up, I never saw healthy portraits of my sexuality, never caught glimpses of what life could be. "Homosexuality is a perversion and only leads to immorality," I remember one pastor explaining. "There is no healthy expression." My cartoon sticker screamed otherwise, though.

Will Gay Marriage Lead to Polygamy, Incest, and Religious Meltdown?

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 04.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Eliyahu Federman

It is especially ironic that Santorum would use polygamy as an example of the erosion of traditional marriage when historically, and biblically, polygamy was a perfectly acceptable traditional form of marriage.