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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.

Uganda Government Distances Itself From Anti-Gay Bill

AP | By RODNEY MUHUMUZA | Posted 02.09.2012 | Gay Voices

KAMPALA, Uganda -- Uganda's government does not support a parliamentarian's decision to reintroduce a bill that originally proposed the death penalty ...

Advocates Push For Executive Order To Protect LGBT Americans From Discrimination

AOL Jobs | Claire Gordon | Posted 02.07.2012 | Gay Voices

Twenty-three years before the Civil Rights Act, Franklin Roosevelt issued an executive order that banned the federal government, including the armed f...

Reading My Way Out Of The Closet

Christopher Bram | Posted 04.07.2012 | Books
Christopher Bram

I came of age in the 1960s and 1970s. I was a slow learner as a gay man and I used books to show me the way. You might say that I read my way out of the closet.

JONAH And The Netherlands

Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet | Posted 04.01.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Yitzchak Schochet

Just because I maintain that homosexuality is wrong doesn't mean I have to go beating the drum about it anymore than I might regularly preach against adultery.

Gay Actors Poll: Homosexual Stars Feel Coming Out Causes Discrimination

Posted 03.28.2012 | Entertainment

When Zachary Quinto came out to New York magazine he was shocked to find that his sexual preference had become "global news." While the actor reit...

LISTEN: North Carolina Pastor's Shocking Claims About Gay Sex

Posted 03.27.2012 | Gay Voices

A prominent North Carolina pastor just can't seem to stop making claims about gay sex. Having already proclaimed that gay men "have to wear a diape...

Michelangelo Signorile

Tennessee Senator Behind 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Sounds Off On Bullying, AIDS And Homosexual 'Glorification'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.27.2012 | Gay Voices

In an often belligerent and sarcastic tone, GOP State Senator Stacey Campfield, the man who spearheaded Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill -- which woul...

Joel Osteen's Sin

Monique Ruffin | Posted 03.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Monique Ruffin

Recently, Oprah Winfrey sat down with Joel Osteen, the pastor of the largest church in America. When Oprah asked Pastor Osteen if he thought gay people would enter heaven, he answered, "Yes, if they repent for their sins."

Pope On Gay Marriage: 'A Threat to Humanity'

Jeffrey Small | Posted 03.19.2012 | Religion
Jeffrey Small

So why is someone's sexual orientation a moral issue at all?

Gay Parents Better Than Straight Parents? What Research Shows

Posted 01.16.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 01/16/2012 08:19 AM EST on LiveScience Gay marriage, and especially gay parent...

Sex Experiments Fqor Jesus?

Christian Piatt | Posted 03.13.2012 | Religion
Christian Piatt

Christians can't have it both ways. We can't use quasi-sexual sensationalism to promote our products, while also condemning the culture around us that does exactly the same thing.