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Moving Beyond Queer Health Stereotypes

Scout, Ph.D. | Posted 11.19.2015 | Gay Voices
Scout, Ph.D.

LGBTQ health is more than just HIV & suicide risk. Yes, please pay attention to those critical issues but that's not where our health problems stop.

Get Your Dapper at Saint Harridan

Ruth Starkman | Posted 11.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Ruth Starkman

For too long masculine-presenting women, genderqueer people and transmen had to search for clothes in men's and boys departments, where all the clothes were cut to fashion industry norms of a male body: The shoulders drooped, the arms dangled, the chests and hips just didn't work.

Gender Equality: How Film Is Contributing to the Next Level of Conversation

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2015 | Women
Lauren DeLisa

One of the most prominent conversations in culture today is that of gender equality. The entertainment industry, specifically film, seems to be leadin...

Lesbians Who Tech: I Have Seen the Future and It Is Filled With Brilliant Lesbians

Cindy Rizzo | Posted 10.07.2015 | Gay Voices
Cindy Rizzo

Eight hundred queer women and a smattering of men crowded into an auditorium at NYU Law School Friday for the annual Lesbians Who Tech (LWT) Summit, an event that rotates between San Francisco and New York City in the U.S. and has now branched out globally.

Telling The Story Of The Lives And Loves Of Older Lesbians

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.22.2015 | Fifty

A spotlight is being shined on LGBT rights -- or, more accurately, the historic lack thereof --  in the Australian state of Queensland. The beam...

Teen Says 'Lesbian' T-Shirt Got Her Suspended From School

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.15.2015 | Gay Voices

A South Carolina teen finds herself at odds with administrators at her high school after reportedly being suspended for wearing a lesbian-th...

Why Dating Women Is More Fun Than Dating Men

Em & Lo | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women
Em & Lo

When I lived in San Francisco in the nineties, my friend Michelle told me about a lesbian couple who were looking for frozen sperm together. At that time I was married to a man, and I thought Michelle was talking about some people who wanted to breed cocker spaniels.

Watch Lesbians Guess Whether Porn Stars Are Straight Or Gay

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.29.2015 | Gay Voices

Is is actually possible to tell the whether a woman performing in a lesbian porn identifies as either lesbian or straight (or somewhere in-b...

Will Marriage Open the Closet Door?

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 07.16.2015 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

What happened to Terry Mutchler? In her gripping memoir, Under This Beautiful Dome, the voice I hear is weak, barely audible. This isn't the woman I know as a friend and outspoken human rights advocate.

I'm With Stupid: Tough Times for Dissenting Bakers in Orwell-egon

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics
Todd Hartley

By now, you may have heard about the lesbian couple in Oregon who were politely turned down when they asked a bakery owned by a Christian couple to make them a wedding cake.

In Italy Now We Have the First LGBTQ Audiovisual Archive

Filippo Brunamonti | Posted 07.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Filippo Brunamonti

How can a boy who's gay, and is fighting for the right to be gay, remain in a country where the whole concept "LGBTQ" doesn't exist? Where, if a boy loves another boy, or if a girl kisses another girl, the only place for them is a B-list comedy?

First Came Love, Then -- With the Law on Our Side -- Came Marriage

Meg Stone | Posted 07.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Meg Stone

My grandmother went into hospice the day the Supreme Court heard arguments in Obergefell v. Hodges. She died the next day, surrounded by people she loved. In her mind, we were married in 2004, and all the civil rights victories that followed didn't seem to phase her. But I can't help thinking about the grandmothers in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee.

It's Time To Finally Dispel These Lesbian Sex Myths

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.20.2015 | Gay Voices

There are many myths floating around about queer ladies that have sex with one another, including that they can't get sexually transmitted infections....

Our Lesbian Wedding Was More Traditional Than Our First Weddings -- To Men

Cassie Premo Steele | Posted 06.18.2015 | Gay Voices
Cassie Premo Steele

My lesbian wedding was turning out to be much more traditional than my first one -- to a man. Yes, we were beautiful Southern brides getting married. To each other. In a church. Surrounded by friends and family. And perfectly legally.

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...

With Gay Marriage Likely, HRC Fights Bigotry In States -- Launches DC Fundraiser Featuring Comic Erin Foley

Art Levine | Posted 05.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Art Levine

Even with the odds increasing after last month's Supreme Court arguments that the court will lift the ban on gay marriages nationwide, most states still can discriminate against gays with impunity.

What You Always Wanted To Know About Scissoring (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.24.2015 | Gay Voices

Scissoring: It's the lesbian sex position de rigueur. But what exactly is it? Riese Bernard, the co-founder and CEO of Autostraddle, a girl-on-gir...

Time to Start Over Again

Joanne Fleisher | Posted 06.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Joanne Fleisher

When Judy, my partner of 31 years, died and left me alone in my mid-sixties, I knew I was facing yet another new start. How will I handle this?

This Photo Of Two Women Embracing Shows Something Truly Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Katie Sola | Posted 04.09.2015 | Latino Voices

There are some lines you just don't cross in Brazil. This picture of two women embracing on a train platform has gone crazy viral -- but it's not ...

This New Sex Toy Aims To Help Lesbian Couples Conceive A Baby

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.28.2015 | Gay Voices

There are numerous options for lesbians to conceive a child, but it can come at the expense of thousands of dollars for in vitro fertilization or a la...

YouTube Stars' Wedding Photos Couldn't Be Lovelier

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.24.2015 | Weddings

After months of waiting, followers of Rose Ellen Dix and Rosie Spaughton's popular YouTube channel finally got to see the couple tie the knot. The...

Calling All Lesbians: Your Favorite Dating App Just Rebranded Itself

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 03.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Lesbians, bisexuals and female queers alike, the women-seeking-women dating app you love to hate, Dattch, has now rebranded itself with a new name: HE...

Singer Christina Perri, Dinah Shore Weekend Headliner, Reflects on 'Whirlwind' Career

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.06.2015 | San Francisco
Pollo Del Mar

Most performers can't pin-point exactly when their lives changed, but Christina Perri remembers the moment clearly.

LOOK: Lesbians See Anti-Gay Pundit, Do Something Brilliant

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.04.2015 | Gay Voices

Seated next to one of Russia's most notorious anti-gay pundits on an airplane is the perfect time to kiss your same-sex partner. A lesbian couple ...

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. ...