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Donald Trump Vets Indiana Gov. Mike Pence For VP To Win Over Evangelical Voters

Christopher Lamb | Posted 07.07.2016 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

Pence shouldn't have to worry about compromising his Christian principles to become Trump's running mate. There's not much left to compromise.

The Hardest Part About Being a Gay Parent

Quora | Posted 06.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Quora

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 ...

After Orlando, We Have To Teach Kids More Than Just Tolerance

Mommy Nearest | Posted 06.20.2016 | Parents
Mommy Nearest

We may not be able to change the world overnight, but we can change it slowly by teaching our kids that differences in color, sexuality, lifestyle, size, shape and religion are something to be celebrated, welcomed and respected -- not just tolerated.

What Broadway Can Teach Hollywood About Diversity

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.

Be More Gay

Robyn Vie Carpenter | Posted 06.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Robyn Vie Carpenter

We must not cancel any plans that we had to celebrate Pride. In fact, invite more people. Make our numbers bigger. Let's double the size of every Pride celebration for the rest of the year, holding hands with our friends, family, partners, spouses, children and allies.

Girls Will Be Boys in San Francisco

Thomas Gladysz | Posted 05.25.2016 | Entertainment
Thomas Gladysz

For many moviegoers, characters that cross-dress might seem like a more recent phenomenon--as far as mainstream films are concerned. Some have prove...

Small Businesses: The Top Seven Resources to Help You Conquer Problems and Grow

Helen Callier | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Helen Callier

Small businesses play an important role in the United States by creating over 50% of the private jobs and by infusing hundreds of millions of dollars ...

Bruce Springsteen Won't Sing In North Carolina. Here's A List Of Bands Scheduled To Play There This Summer. Who's Next?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 04.13.2016 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

More big-name musicians must step forward and say: "There's always more money, but I only have one name. And I won't have people shouting my name in states where there are citizens who have no rights."

Talking Religion in Davos: Faith in the 4th Industrial Revolution

Frank Fredericks | Posted 03.29.2016 | Religion
Frank Fredericks

This year at the World Economic Forum, I had the profound privilege of joining faith leaders to discuss Modern Faith, exploring what religion may look like as we continue deeper into the 21st Century.

What is Wrong With North Carolina?

Ronnie C. Rouse | Posted 03.28.2016 | Politics
Ronnie C. Rouse

Many believe that this is simply a law that is made to make sure that people are using the restrooms and facilities related to their biological sex. It is much more than that. One of the things that a lot of people fail to realize is some of the actual underwriting of the bill itself.

The Love That Now Can Speak Its Name

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

History has shown us that people will fight for love's integrity, even when it is against popular opinion, violating both state and federal laws, and possibly causing them their lives.

Tunisia's War On LGBT People Is Heating Up

HuffPost Tunisia | Zoë Triska | Posted 12.21.2015 | World

Six teens were handed three-year prison sentences earlier this month by a court in Kairouan, Tunisia, under a draconian law that criminalizes gay rela...

Ben Carson Calls Transgender Military Members A Distraction

The Huffington Post | Samantha-Jo Roth | Posted 12.06.2015 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Ben Carson told veterans at an event in Waterloo, Iowa, on Saturday that the military is not the place to deal with the “trans...

Building LGBT Wealth and Community Through Affinity, Support and Investment

Heidi E. Lehmann | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Heidi E. Lehmann

Investing is about more than pure profits, spreadsheets and returns. It certainly encompasses that but it is about far more: creating impact, nurturing success, growing community.

Buddhist Priest Invites Same-Sex Couples To Marry At His Temple

HuffPost Japan | Sara Elkamel | Posted 10.26.2015 | Religion

Same-sex marriages are not legal in Japan. However, there is a Japanese Buddhist temple where lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and member...

21 Sexy/Cool Films to Watch at the Frameline Festival in San Francisco

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 06.13.2016 | San Francisco
Oscar Raymundo

San Francisco may not be as diverse, as open-minded nor as bohemian as it once was in the late 70s, when the very first LGBT film festival was put on by Frameline.

HRC Gala Honors Shonda Rhimes and HBO's Michael Lombardo

Philip David Morton | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Philip David Morton

The Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles held their black tie Gala Saturday night, honoring two shining stars in media who promote LGBT rights: Shonda Rhimes, creator of Grey's Anatomy, Private Practice and Scandal, and Michael Lombardo, President of HBO Programming.

Doing the Right Thing on Marriage in the Supreme Court

Elizabeth B. Wydra | Posted 03.18.2015 | Politics
Elizabeth B. Wydra

Even if the country would eventually get to national recognition of marriage equality through the democratic process -- and that is a big "if" -- the Court is doing its duty by stepping in now.

SCOTUS Takes Big Step Toward Giant Step

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

As a priest and pastor, I believe in the biblical promise that "the truth will set us free." And the truth is that continuing to discriminate against the marriages of some Americans undermines the liberty of all Americans.

Is It Too Late to Reclaim the Rainbow Pride Flag?

Jonathan Doucette | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jonathan Doucette

While other symbols have waxed and waned in popularity, the rainbow flag certainly has staying power. Above and beyond the radical origins of the flag, however, one force more than all others has worked to cement the rainbow flag as the symbol for the gay rights movement: capitalism.

By Limiting Inclusion, NFL Loses On Diversity

John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D. | Posted 11.04.2014 | Sports
John Fitzgerald Gates, Ph.D.

The NFL should recognize that the degrees of separation between overt bigotry and unconscious biases may be few, and the effects equally harmful. If a team failed to draft Sam based on his sexual orientation, the team discriminated against him and should consider the rightness of its actions.

ACT OUT: Enabling the LBGT Actor's Inherent Tendencies

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

If good acting is dependent on accepting & accessing the quirks, quarrels and quests of a performer's own life, Act Out suggests that there is no greater well to draw from than members of the LBGT community.

Celebrities Show Heart for amfAR's Inspiration Gala (VIDEO)

Daniel Garofali | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Daniel Garofali

The Normal Heart may have educated us on how events unfolded when the virus first became known but, as one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations, amfAR celebrates its success in funding more than 3,300 grants to researchers around the world working to find a cure.

Book Review: God and the Gay Christian: The Biblical Case in Support of Same-Sex Relationships

Kat Katsanis-Semel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kat Katsanis-Semel

I have a dream that one day we will live in a more enlightened nation, in which all will be respectfully treated -- even those who "make us" feel discomfort.I have a dream that one day we will live in a world, in which all will be offered acceptance -- even those whom we do not understand.

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.