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The Real Women's March. Where Feminism Met Humanitarianism

Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Alicia Armeli MSEd MSN RDN CHLC

Yesterday in DC, I had the honor of marching and protesting with hundreds of thousands of sisters and brothers from all over the country. Without a doubt, the event was feminist-centric, but as the people who attended knew, it carried an even broader theme: humanitarianism.

The Hardest Part About Being a Gay Parent

Quora | Posted 06.28.2016 | Queer Voices

What is the hardest part about being a gay parent that straight parents don't have to deal with? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing ...

Why Courts Matter: The Iowa Caucus

Donna Red Wing | Posted 01.31.2017 | Queer Voices
Donna Red Wing

The judicial emergency crisis in our federal courts is too often an issue left out of major political conversation. This has also been true of the 201...

The U.S. Steps Up for Women and Girls: Now What?

Serra Sippel | Posted 10.01.2016 | Impact
Serra Sippel

Now is the time to move forward with greater commitment than ever to ensuring that women and girls - and their sexual and reproductive health and rights - are at the center of U.S. policies at home and abroad.

Ban Ki-moon: Leading By Example

John Lewis | Posted 09.29.2016 | Queer Voices
John Lewis

According to Ban, "I ... learned to speak out when I realized that people's lives are at stake. It is that simple."

Can We Just Celebrate for One Minute Please?

Pamela Madsen | Posted 06.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Pamela Madsen

There was this moment yesterday, when Facebook turned into a sea of rainbows. When the White House turned the color of Pride. When the Gay Men's Chorus sang The National Anthem in front of the Supreme Court after the ruling and people around this country cheered and cried together.

What 'Hero' Means To Me

Jill Robbins | Posted 06.03.2016 | Fifty
Jill Robbins

I am not a hater. I've never cared too much what the Kardashians et al. were up to. When I read about Bruce Jenner's gender identity issues earlier th...

10 LGBTQ Picture Books That Broke Ground In Children's Literature

The Huffington Post | Colton Valentine | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts

In Kendrick Daye and Myles E. Johnson’s Large Fears, Jeremiah Nebula may not be a bullfrog. But he is the queer, black protagonist of a children’s...

Can Telenovelas Put An End To Homophobia?

Roberto Perez | Posted 10.07.2014 | Latino Voices
Roberto Perez

The fact remains that LGBT people are only properly portrayed in a staggeringly few novelas. The majority of the melodramas simply fail the LGBT community and larger Latino community with either two-dimensional, frequently disparaged LGBT characters or a world simply not inhabited by LGBT characters at all.

Judge Not -- Except Gays

Neal Wooten | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Neal Wooten

Why not start with any of the sins Jesus mentioned in the Sermon on the Mount, like divorce? Over one million people in this country get divorced for non-Biblical reasons and that affects a lot more people than homosexual behavior.

Diverse Conversations: Supporting LBGT College Students

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | College
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered or questioning (LGBTQ) students go through a period where they struggle to fit in or feel alienated by thei...

Born Which Way?

Laura Krughoff | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Laura Krughoff

I believe people should be free to marry whomever they choose. Basing that claim on who was born which way, however, demonstrates either ignorance or foolishness. An open discussion of gender identity might help all of us, LGB or straight, transgender or not, recognize this.

Building Memorials While Destroying Each Other

J.W. Harvey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
J.W. Harvey

With the increase in homophobic crimes, I sense a rightfully defensive gay community. But let's back off on the offense, especially toward one another. If our hands are busy tearing each other down, how can we link arms and unite as one?

Islamophobia: Fear in Perspective

Walker Bragman | Posted 06.29.2013 | Politics
Walker Bragman

We've heard it everywhere, on every station, every major news outlet, and every talk radio show: Islamophobia is alive and well in the United States.

Coretta's Big Dream: Coretta Scott King on Gay Rights

Michael G. Long | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael G. Long

If Bernice King, now head of the King Center in Atlanta, wants to advance her father's dream, she can do no better than to follow the courageous example set by her mother, Coretta Scott King, a longtime advocate for LGBT rights.

Your Vision For America

Monique Ruffin | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics
Monique Ruffin

What do you vision, not just for your children, but for all of the children in America? What is your vision for the future of energy? Do you see a country becoming more reliant on its own energy resources? Do you think that renewable energy sources are being pursued with enough vigor?

Why I Called the Log Cabin Republicans "Uncle Toms"

Rep. Barney Frank | Posted 11.11.2012 | Politics
Rep. Barney Frank

The damaging aspect of the Log Cabin argument is that they may mislead people into thinking that they are somehow helping LGBT rights by supporting Mitt Romney and his Rick Santorum platform.

The Additional Challenges Of Transgender Aging

Joanne Herman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joanne Herman

Medicare, Medicaid, VA and private health insurance generally do not cover transgender health, and especially not surgery.