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Transgender Murders In El Salvador Leave Community In Fear

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.28.2017 | Queer Voices

SAN JUAN TALPA, El Salvador (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Every time the neighborhood dogs bark at night, Teresa, a 44-year-old transgender woman in ...

Numerous Anti-LGBT Adoption Laws Are Popping Up Across The Country

Eric Rosswood | Posted 03.28.2017 | Queer Voices
Eric Rosswood

Alabama, Georgia, South Dakota, and Tennessee have all introduced or passed bills this month to limit same-sex adoption. The various bills allow adopt...

Gay GOP Group Leader: We Should 'Compromise' With Donald Trump And Anti-LGBTQ Republicans

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.19.2017 | Queer Voices

“Donald Trump is the most pro-LGBT Republican president in history,” Gregory T. Angelo, president of the Log Cabin Republicans, the gay GOP group,...

Someone Vandalized D.C. LGBT Community Center And Assaulted An Employee

DCist | James Nichols | Posted 03.13.2017 | Queer Voices

A visitor vandalized a prominent LGBT community center on Georgia Avenue NW and assaulted an employee on Sunday. The suspect walked into Casa Ruby on ...

Two Men Kissed At A Hockey Game And This Announcer Called It 'Disgusting’

Outsports | James Nichols | Posted 03.09.2017 | Queer Voices

At least one hockey announcer and team executive in the U.K. thinks two men kissing has no place in hockey. When two men leaned over to kiss one anoth...

Beyoncé Posts For First Time In Weeks To Support LGBTQ Students

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.23.2017 | Entertainment

Beyoncé is making her voice heard when it comes to rights for the LGBTQ community. On Wednesday, the Trump administration announced it will be rolli...

Out Pop Singer Lyon Hart: "Being Closeted Is Not a Popular Thing to Be These Days"

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 02.27.2017 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

When friends first pitched the romantic concept for his debut music video, pop artist Lyon Hart knew immediately “Falling for You” was the perfect...

Read The Coming Out Letter This Gay College Baseball Manager Wrote To His Team

Outsports | James Nichols | Posted 02.13.2017 | Queer Voices

This article originally appeared on Outsports When Andre Fraticelli first contacted Outsports, via UCLA softball coach Kirk Walkerand Equality Coachin...

LGBTQ Groups Blast Trump's Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.01.2017 | Queer Voices

Twelve days into his unquestionably chaotic tenure, President Donald Trump sparked the ire of liberal voters once again by nominating Neil Gorsuch to ...

Sen. Baldwin Explains Why She Won't Vote To Confirm Sessions For Attorney General

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.07.2017 | Queer Voices

Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), the only openly lesbian or gay U.S. senator, is voting “no” on three upcoming confirmation votes for anti-LGBTQ Dona...

Singer Betty Who's Path to Pop Stardom Started in the Queer Community

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 01.23.2017 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

“Bigotry and closed-mindedness come from lack of exposure,” says singer Betty Who, “So I’m working on exposure right now.”Personal exposure ...

Gay Couple Will Lead Historic DC Church With A Vision Of Justice

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 01.12.2017 | Religion

A 155-year-old Baptist church in Washington DC recently named a married, gay couple to be its senior ministers with unanimous approval from its congre...

Vivica A. Fox Apologizes For Saying Gays Are Not Welcome At Her Strip Club

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.11.2017 | Queer Voices

Vivica A. Fox has backpedalled on a recent claim that her all-male strip club featured in her new reality series “Vivica’s Black Magic” is not a...

IBM Just Made An Awesomely Queer-Friendly Move

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.06.2017 | Queer Voices

IBM offered a solid display of solidarity with the LGBTQ community today when it released a queer-friendly graphic that fuses their classic logo with ...

Remembering My First Boyfriend

Weston Ashley | Posted 10.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Weston Ashley

Our relationship was innocent and pure. I think often that he will be 24 forever. As time passes and I grow older, I can live life for better or worse. I don't have to live a certain way anymore by numbing my pain. I can let go and move on. I'll do it for Dexter, but most importantly, I'll do it for me.

Entire Neighborhood Flies Rainbow Flags After Bigots Egg Their Gay Neighbors

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.24.2016 | Queer Voices

A Massachusetts-based lesbian couple received an amazing display of solidarity from their neighbors this week after vandals stole a Pride flag from th...

Finding Mr./Ms. Right In The LGBT Community

Joe Anthony | Posted 07.27.2016 | Queer Voices
Joe Anthony

My partner and I know that we're flawed. In fact, we welcome and openly discuss the fact all the time. This, we believe, makes us more open to improvement, allows us to grow together -- and of course leaves plenty of room to extract entertainment value from our shortcomings.

GOP, Hate Group Advocating Abusive Anti-Gay 'Therapy' In Party Platform

Alvin McEwen | Posted 07.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Alvin McEwen

As many of you know by now, the GOP platform is a huge mess of homophobic nonsensical junk marshaled in by Family Research Council president Tony Perk...

Why Investing In Communities Matters

Heidi Lehmann | Posted 07.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Heidi Lehmann

Investing in your community matters. For me, that's investing in the LGBT community. From a business perspective, investing in your community, along...

Family Planning Options For LGBT Couples

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 06.30.2016 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

For some in the LGBT community, determining how they can start or even grow their families with the help of fertility experts is a process sometimes fraught with obstacles. I'm happy to say that in my nearly 30 years as a fertility doctor, third-party reproductive options have come a long way.

LGBT Rights: Bringing The 'Pride' Movement To Addiction Treatment

Dr. Jonathan Horey | Posted 06.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Jonathan Horey

Addiction can truly happen to anyone. We treat people of all lifestyles, demographics and socioeconomic statuses, all of whom have learned how similar their struggles are to each other's, and that they have more in common than they may have originally thought.

Honoring Ruth Messinger and Interfaith Collaboration on LGBT Issues

Rob Radtke | Posted 06.24.2016 | Religion
Rob Radtke

One of the giants of faith-based relief and development, Ruth Messinger, is retiring at the end of June. As the President of American Jewish World Ser...

To the LGBT Community Centers During this Difficult Time: Thank You

Naomi Goldberg | Posted 06.24.2016 | Queer Voices
Naomi Goldberg

Coauthored by Alex Sheldon, Research Analyst at the Movement Advancement Project There are more than 200 lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LG...

It's Not The Thought That Counts

Gabby Beckford | Posted 06.22.2016 | Black Voices
Gabby Beckford

As many rally in support of those affected by these social issues, there are still those who sit quietly. Those who may believe in a cause or have an opinion, but choose not use their voice.

Pride In Love

Rance Collins | Posted 06.22.2016 | Queer Voices
Rance Collins

The LGBT community suffered one of the most heinous displays of hate our country has ever witnessed. Many would react with anger, and justifiably so. It was love, though, that swept over LA on that cool, cloudy June morning.