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Americans Become More Accepting Of Gays Every Day, Study Suggests

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.24.2015 | Gay Voices

  Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for...

What Attributes Are We Identifying When We Use Our 'Gaydar'?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 07.05.2015 | Gay Voices

Can you tell a woman's sexual orientation just by looking at her photo? YouTube vlogger Arielle Scarcella just released a new video in which queer ...

A Look At The Complicated Politics Of The Word 'Lesbian'

Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices

  After Ellen Editor-In-Chief Trish Bendix o pened up about the complicated politics of the word "lesbian" in a HuffPost Live interview this week...

A Gripping Look At 10 Lesbian Families In The Deepest Part Of The South

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.08.2015 | Gay Voices

Carolyn L. Sherer began photographing lesbians and their families in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2011. Still one year before President Barack Obama eve...

Now THIS Is How You Come Out To Your Grandma

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Coming out is complicated -- no matter where on the queer spectrum you fall. In order to make the process of coming out of the closet easier for ot...

Hillary Clinton Pens Beautiful Letter To Lesbian Couple

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.14.2015 | Gay Voices

2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton made another display of solidarity this week with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) communit...

LGBT Women Talk Motherhood In Adorable Video That Celebrates All Moms

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 05.11.2015 | Gay Voices

Mother's Day may be over for 2015, but that doesn't mean we shouldn't still #CelebrateAllMothers on a daily basis. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans...

Hillary Clinton Featured A Same-Sex Couple In Her Campaign Video Because She May Be A Lesbian, Pundit Suggests

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 04.15.2015 | Gay Voices

The American Family Association's Sandy Rios is once again implying that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is secretly a lesbian and claims th...

Lesbians Explain: Butts Vs. Boobs

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 03.30.2015 | Gay Voices

Are you a boobs girl or a butt girl? Popular YouTube vlogger Arielle Scarcella is here to offer clarification about this debate in the latest insta...

WATCH: Carrie Bradshaw Searches For Lesbian Love

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.03.2015 | Gay Voices

"Sex and the City" was a pioneering show in terms of lesbian, gay and bisexual representation in many respects -- but this clip goes a step further. ...

What Happens When A Lesbian Sleeps With A Straight Woman?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2015 | Gay Voices

Editor's Note: The above video contains conversations that may not be appropriate for work or other sensitive environments. Why do lesbians sleep w...

WATCH: Here's Your Sneak Peek Of The New Gay Sitcom Ellen Is Producing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.21.2015 | Gay Voices

Are you ready for Ellen's next big move? The beloved talk show host is currently producing a new sitcom slated to premiere on March 17. Titled "One...

Feminine Lesbians Exist: A Look At 'Girl On Girl'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.20.2015 | Gay Voices

Do feminine-presenting lesbians experience invisibility within the queer community? This question is the subject of a new documentary from advocate...

Pop Quiz: Is This A Sex Toy Or Not?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 12.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Put on your thinking cap. Queer YouTube sensation Arielle Scarcella is back with another vlog that brilliantly treads the line between humor and ed...

WATCH: This Story Of Coming Out In A Muslim Family Is Absolutely Beautiful

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Coming out is never easy -- but when compounded by cultural expectations, the path to living as one's authentic self can be a tumultuous one. Comed...

The Anti-Gay Reason This High School Just Told Ellen Page And Julianne Moore 'No'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.22.2014 | Gay Voices

A Catholic high school has denied a production company permission to shoot a film on its premises after learning the movie's plot involves a lesbian r...

Jillian Michaels Says 'Gay Thing' Is Hard For Her, It Would Be A 'Dream' To Be 'Normal'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.17.2014 | Gay Voices

Jillian Michaels may not be as comfortable with her association with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community as you might expect. ...

Why You Need To Read 'This Is A Book For Parents Of Gay Kids'

Posted 10.13.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

My Happiest Life Moment: Finding Out My (Gay) Wife Was Pregnant

Posted 09.28.2014 | Gay Voices

By Pleasure Mechanics for YourTango.com My happiest moment happened in an unlikely place: a bathroom. On a cold winter morning, I waited with my wi...

'We've Always Been Married In Our Hearts'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices

When Vivian Boyack And Alice "Nonie" Dubes got married this month after 72 years together, it completely melted our hearts. Now, in a new Des Moine...

What Gay Life Is Really Like In Scotland

Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every F...

WATCH: Gay Teen Comes Out To His Mom... But She Has Big News Of Her Own

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

Are you ready for this one? This video is certainly a welcome experience, especially considering some of the horrific coming out stories we've seen...

5 Things You Should Never Ask A Lesbian Mom

Posted 09.15.2014 | Gay Voices

By Shannon Ralph | The Next Family Recently, my family and I found ourselves in a rather uncomfortable situation. We had stopped into a hair salon...

Is That Your Sister Or Your Girlfriend?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.09.2014 | Gay Voices

The phenomena of same-sex couples pursuing partners that look strikingly similar to themselves is nothing new, and a topic often discussed by those na...

Why Allison Janney Says She Will Only Make Out With Straight Women Or Gay Men

Posted 09.03.2014 | Gay Voices

Allison Janney will make out with you -- but only if you're a gay man or a straight woman! The "West Wing" star stopped by Conan this week to discu...