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What I Learned From Being Called What I Despise

Michael Salas | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Salas

A well-known sexuality researcher had falsely called me a reparative therapist on a well-known online platform. The wind was knocked out of me. I thought, "How could I be accused of being something that I had so strongly advocated against and despised?"

This NYC Party Is Fusing Nightlife And Activism To Help Queer And Trans Youth

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

An up-and-coming name in the New York City Nightlife community is bringing together a group of DJs, nightlife personalities and individuals across the...

How This Straight, Cisgender Man Deals With Aggression Against His LGBT Advocacy

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Just because you don't self-identity as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender does not mean your advocacy isn't welcome. However, that isn't exactly t...

Intersections: Progressive and LGBT Advocacy

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Dana Beyer

I want my children to live in a progressive America. When I was my sons' age, my hope for a progressive nation was dashed when the Reagan "revolution" set in. I want them to have the future of which I dreamed, and I can sense that we are on the verge of a new progressive era.

Kathy Najimy On Being A Gay Rights Activist

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Actress Kathy Najimy, beloved for her turns in "Sister Act" and "Hocus Pocus," recently discussed her longtime lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender ...

Michigan High School Student Defends LGBT Rights Throughout Entire State

Birmingham Patch | Posted 01.01.2012 | Impact

Birmingham Groves High School junior Rachael Stein is no ordinary 16-year-old. Like many Birmingham high school students, Stein juggles classes lik...

A Declaration of Gay Independence

Tracy Baim | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics
Tracy Baim

We don't even need a new revolution to change the status quo on LGBT rights. Rather, what we need is a Declaration of Gay Independence to continue to push for equality and the will of most people to create a more fair and just society.

Marking International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Paul LeGendre | Posted 07.17.2011 | Impact
Paul LeGendre

The challenges remain daunting, but it is worth remembering, too, where there has been progress and where the rights community has come together to confront homophobia and transphobia.