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We Tuk Tuk Queer Love Onto the Streets of Phnom Penh

Torsten Højer | Posted 05.23.2016 | Queer Voices
Torsten Højer

On Saturday afternoon, more rainbow flags and glittery fabulousness than ever before "Tuk Tuk" to the streets of Phnom Penh in the most visible display of queerness during the week-long Pride celebrations in Cambodia.

Homophobes and Transphobes Are Destroying America

Ace Robinson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Ace Robinson

In the course of a day, nearly all LGBTQIA people in this country must be aware that their identity and even their sole existence may endanger their personal safety.

How IDAHOT Celebrates Heterosexuality And Cis-Sexuality Too

No Hate Campaign In Acting | James Nichols | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices

Firstly let’s start with what IDAHOT stands for. International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Do we need a special day for homophobia and t...

This Is Our Fight Song

Charles Radcliffe | Posted 05.12.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Radcliffe

With the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia approaching, the United Nations asked people around the world to help create a video that captures the strength and spirit that lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) advocates and allies bring to their work.

Standing Shoulder-to-Shoulder With LGBTI Advocates Around the World on IDAHOT

Todd Larson | Posted 05.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Todd Larson

There's lots of good work being done and lots more to do. Let's take the occasion of IDAHOT to celebrate the former and renew our commitment to the latter with the domestic LGBTI agenda having accrued the mind bogglingly speedy and extensive gains that it has accrued in recent years.

Beautiful New UN Video Presents LGBT "Everyday Heroes" to the World

Charles Radcliffe | Posted 05.14.2016 | Queer Voices
Charles Radcliffe

New York City's Times Square - with its throngs of visitors, office workers, hawkers of fake designer wear and life-sized Elmos and Buzz Lightyears - today serves as the unusual setting for a United Nations video launch.

Why Homophobia Is Not Actually a Phobia at All -- and How We Can Combat It

Amy Hubbard | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Amy Hubbard

Homophobia is not like having a fear of spiders or heights or the dark. It's significantly less primal or natural (an ultimate irony), and it's really not related to fear at all. Fear is a behavior that makes us retract and cower. Homophobia, of course, does just the opposite.

IDAHOT and the LGBT Bridge to Global Human Dignity

Todd Fernandez | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Todd Fernandez

LGBT people, by our very existence, represent the profound dilemma of whether to love or to judge. We are the revelation that all souls are equal. And because we are the children of all families, we are the next great path to freedom of consciousness, a beacon guiding humanity toward love.

Mixed Messages: Homophobia, Transphobia and the Media

Randal Mason | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Randal Mason

Whether it's new funding for monitoring coverage of LGBT issues or incorporating LGBT awareness in current media development initiatives around the world, we can make it so that the stories of LGBT individuals and communities are told with the accuracy and dignity that all people deserve.