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International Day Against Homophobia

Over 120 Countries Are Coming Together To Fight Homophobia And Transphobia

Posted 05.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Today, May 17th, 2014, marks the ninth annual International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia held in over 120 countries and impacting hundreds of ...

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

Amy Hubbard | Posted 07.16.2014 | Gay 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 07.16.2014 | Gay 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.

LOOK: Commemorating International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia

Posted 05.17.2013 | Gay Voices

May 17 is the 9th annual International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia (IDAHO). The day will be commemorated in over 100 countries around the wor...

How The World Celebrated International Day Against Homophobia

Posted 07.17.2011 | Impact

Today, the world made a statement about tolerance. May 17, 2011 marks the 21st annual International Day Against Homophobia (IDAHO), the anniversary of...

PHOTOS: Cuba Celebrates Diversity With Drag Queen Pageant

Posted 07.16.2011 | World

Cubans celebrated their nation's newfound sense of sexual diversity Saturday with a glamorous transvestite show that, judging from the resulting photo...