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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.

Why Do We Have A Passion For What We Do?

Olayiwola A. Alara | Posted 10.12.2014 | Good News
Olayiwola A. Alara

If you have ever developed one for a vision, a dream, a purpose, a cause where the struggle to see it through seems challenging and overwhelming but you do not know how to stop fighting, you have not lost your mind, your passion is intentional and deliberate, it is what keeps the engine running.

Gay American Travelers: Your Government Has Your Back

Billy Kolber | Posted 07.16.2013 | Travel
Billy Kolber

There's never been a better time to be a gay traveler. The Bureau of Consular Affairs is making sure that U.S. citizens have access to accurate and current LGBT-specific information when planning overseas travel.

Beyond The Comments: One HuffPoster's Redeeming Story Of Her Tumultuous Past

Jessica Joseph | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Jessica Joseph

Instead, I had a knock down, screaming match with "Whoever the hell is up there!" I laid out my case, my fears, my doubts and I demanded an answer!

Lessons I've Learned at 35,000 Feet

Sara Keagle | Posted 05.27.2013 | Travel
Sara Keagle

One example I can remember, is walking to town from our crash pad with another one of our roommates. The three of us were having casual conversation when our roommate said out of the blue, "If I have to sit on a jump seat with one more f****t, I'm going to puke!" Shock came over me.

Making LGBT Great: Michael Crawford

Christopher Dyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Christopher Dyer

For the past several years Michael Crawford, Director of Online Programs at Freedom to Marry, has been a nationally recognized activist who has played a significant role in the fight for marriage equality by producing innovative online campaigns and promoting inclusivity in messaging.

Mormon Faithful Explore The Next Religious Frontier

Posted 01.07.2012 | Religion

Circling the Wagons, a three-day conference for LGBTQ and same-sex attraction Mormons, explored the issues surrounding sexuality and religion in Salt ...

Are Gay Professors Discriminated Against By Students?

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 08.29.2011 | College

Do gay and lesbian professors face discrimination from students? A new study -- just published in The Journal of Applied Social Psychology -- suggests...

Injustice at Every Turn

Mara Keisling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mara Keisling

Until now, we haven't really known just how bad it is or how strong we are. As we release the findings from the National Transgender Discrimination Survey, the levels of discrimination documented are shocking for a few reasons.

Tax Day Reminds Same-Sex Couples of Inequality

Naomi G. Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naomi G. Goldberg

Candidate Obama promised equality for same-sex couples under federal law. We encourage President Obama to fulfill that promise before 2010 tax returns come due.

Gay Rights and Reproductive Rights: Why Don't People Get the Connection?

Richard Burns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Burns

As critical a marker as this election is, true change depends upon a collective vision and movement towards peace and equity for all.

Gender Identity Discrimination in the Workplace gets First Hearing in Congress

Joe Solmonese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Solmonese

Transgendered people, too long marginalized in society and even within the GLBT community, has made enormous strides in recent years -- we want to continue that progress and translate it into federal law.