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'Psychic' Coming-Of-Consciousness Party Curators Sit Down With HuffPost Gay Voices

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.28.2015 | Gay Voices

For almost three years now, a seasonal queer party series in Brooklyn's underground has acted as an amalgamation of the different shades and h...

This Compelling New Film Is Telling Queer Stories In An Authentic Way

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.25.2015 | Gay Voices

A new film is in the works that brings together a homeless transgender man, a drag queen and a corrupt lawyer to tell a compelling story usin...

These Women Are Stripping Down To Challenge Traditional Ideas About Gender (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.22.2015 | Gay Voices

A compelling new photo book recently hit that market that chronicles women who are examining, rethinking and pushing the boundaries of their gender.&...

Beloved Brooklyn Queer Performance Showcase Celebrates Major Milestone

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.02.2015 | Gay Voices

One of the most popular weekly queer performance showcases in Brooklyn, New York will soon celebrate a major milestone -- three years of shows...

These Action Figures Have A Lot To Say About Gay Culture

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.26.2015 | Gay Voices

For over twenty years, artist and photographer William Giancursio has created storylines about men who have sex with men through photos, drawings and...

New Exhibit Showcases Some Of The Most Compelling Work By Transgender Artists

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.12.2015 | Gay Voices

A new exhibit is on display at The Cooper Union in New York City that brings together the work of transgender artists and the famed Kinsey Archives. ...

This Ain't Your Grandma's China (NSFW)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 10.08.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

This summer, Andy Walker and Kris Aaron started a new art project. They began painting images from gay culture on antique china and figurines -- the kind your remember from your grandma's house.

'Out in Japan' Raises LGBT Awareness With 10,000 Photos

HuffPost Japan | Kazuhiko Kuze | Posted 10.06.2015 | Gay Voices

Over the course of five years, a diverse group of photographers have sought to capture the true face of Japan's LGBT community by photographing 10...

UrbanArias' As One: An LGBT- Positive Tonic to the Mess That Is Stonewall

Dana Beyer | Posted 09.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

AS ONE's music is beautiful and accessible. The story is compelling, and is not just meant for an LGBT audience; if you have ever felt yourself to be an outsider, this piece will resonate with you.

Here's How You Can Help This Web Series Documenting The Lives Of Trans Masculine Men

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.21.2015 | Gay Voices

The stories of trans masculine men often go largely unheard in mainstream conversations about transgender identity. As a result of this, pr...

What does queer masculinity look like in 2015?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.29.2015 | Gay Voices

A new photo book has just been released and it examines the power of identity, desire, and connection through the art of portraiture in 2015. Eve...

Jack Pierson's New 'Tomorrow's Man' Project Is Gorgeously NSFW

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.19.2015 | Gay Voices

Photographer and artist Jack Pierson's newest book is now available -- the third volume in his ongoing series Tomorrow's Man. The previous two v...

Here's Where You Can See Some Of The Best Underground Queer Art From Around The World

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2015 | Gay Voices

The Queer New York International Arts Festival (QNYIA) opens today, Sept. 16, 2015 -- and this year's line up is one that you certainly don't wa...

Photographer, Felipe Vasquez, Shares New Photo Series About the Dark Side of Falling in Love (NSFW)

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 08.14.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Soliloquy reflects my relationship experiences with men and how they've affected my life. But also, the more universal idea of commitment and how we can give in so selflessly and lose control over ourselves at such extremes.

Awkward Prom Photos Have Gone Queer, And We Couldn't Be Happier

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.09.2015 | Arts

We hold a special place in our hearts for awkward prom photos -- especially those with curly updos, poofy dresses, uncomfortable engagement shoot-sty...

We Need More Trans Women Represented In Art History

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.31.2015 | Arts

 Warning: This article contains nude imagery and may not be appropriate for work environments.  It's 2015, and transgender women star in te...

Queer Couples Take It Off In Stunning Boudoir Photos (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 07.22.2015 | Gay Voices

Note: The images below may not be appropriate for viewing in work or other sensitive environments. For years, photographer Ewan Phelan and his wife...

Photographer Nicholas Contrera Documents New York City's Genderqueer Scene

Phillip M. Miner | Posted 06.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Phillip M. Miner

Nicholas Contrera and I recently met for a beer on the patio of a queer dive bar in Brooklyn. Almost immediately after sitting down he started telling me about the projects he has in the works: a photo series capturing genderqueer night life personalities, and his spread in this year's NYC Pride guide. I know that passion is very present in his work.

This Celebrity Fashion Photographer Is Turning The Lens On Queer Luminaries

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 06.07.2015 | Gay Voices

Celebrity fashion photographer Roger Erickson will open his new solo show next week featuring protraits of the queer movers and shakers of our time. ...

Here's Your Alternative Guide To LGBT Cinema To Stream This Pride Season

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

What films will you be watching this Pride season? Streaming service Fandor just announced its "Alternative Guide to LGBT Cinema," an interactive o...

Controversial Gay Jesus Attacked and Labeled as Blasphemy

Kittredge Cherry | Posted 05.29.2015 | Gay Voices
Kittredge Cherry

Jesus arrives as a gay man of today in a modern city with "The Passion of Christ: A Gay Vision," a controversial series of paintings. The paintings and the new book that I wrote about them have been attacked as blasphemy by conservative Christians. But we refuse to concede Jesus to those who act like they own the copyright on Christ, then use him as a weapon to dominate others.

JamesMichael Nichols

It's Finally Here: NYC's First Annual Porn Film Festival Has Arrived (NSFW) | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.27.2015 | Gay Voices

It's finally time for the first annual New York porn festival, which kicks off Feb. 27 in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. Last November we brough...

What Does It Take To Make A Long-Term Relationship Last?

The Huffington Post | JamesMichael Nichols | Posted 02.23.2015 | Gay Voices

In an age where immediate satisfaction and self gratification seem to permeate our culture, what does the long-term relationship look like in 2015? ...

Katherine Brooks

LGBT Museum Celebrates The History Of Censorship, Because Why Not (NSFW) | Katherine Brooks | Posted 02.02.2015 | Arts

Offensive. Irreverent. Lurid. Debased. Risky. Obscene. Indecent. Degenerate. Vulgar. Debauched. Depraved. Lewd. These are just some of the words criti...

Go Inside The World Of Gay Erotic Manga And The Men Who Make It

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

Are you ready for one of the most comprehensive anthologies of Japanese gay manga available in the English language? "Massive: Gay Erotic Manga And...