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Why Homophobic Harlem Church Building Should Become LGBT Homeless Youth Shelter

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

The last thing Manning would ever fathom for the church space is it becoming NYC's largest homeless shelter and resource center for LGBTQ African American youth. And the Ali Forney Center has launched a fundraising drive to grab the space.

This Straight Ally Opens Up About The Importance Of LGBT Adoption

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices

"I think the LGBT community building their families through foster care and adoption is a beautiful, elegant and a quite logical solution to both prob...

Texas Judge's 'Faith In God' Is Why He Refuses To Perform Same-Sex Weddings

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices

Here we go again! A Texas judge announced on Facebook Wednesday that he would not perform same-sex marriages due to his "faith in God," despite the ob...

Trump's Presidential Plan For Gay Rights Is, Um, Well..This?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.05.2016 | Queer Voices

If he becomes president, Donald Trump says voters should anticipate more forward motion on equality for gays and lesbians. Just don't expect h...

Proud Women of Africa: Rainbow Girls

Julia Gunther | Posted 02.03.2016 | Women
Julia Gunther

Co-authored by Nick Schönfeld. I have a friend called Dagny Warmerdam whom I met during my time in Cape Town. Over the years Dagny has become one of...

This Amazing Queer Clothing Company Offers New Options For Getting Dressed

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.03.2016 | Queer Voices

A new Brooklyn-based clothing company recently launched in hopes of providing options for masculine of center-identified women who have diffi...

Ted Cruz Scares Me the Most

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 02.02.2016 | Home
Brynn Tannehill

Let's step back for a moment and consider what a Christian Nation with Christian Laws based on a strict literalist interpretation of the Bible would mean for LGBT people.

Classic 18th Century Paintings Inspire 'Obscene And Pornographic' New Exhibit (NSFW)

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

A radical new art show that reimagines classic 18th century paintings is now on display at the United Kingdom's Birmingham School of Art at Birmingha...

Are Queer Youth More Likely To Do Things That Could Cause Cancer?

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

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Susana Fajardo, brings you a round up of some of t...

Aaron Schock Offered $1 Million To Star In Gay Porn Series

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Adult entertainment company TitanMen has offered former Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock $1 million to appear in a series of gay porn films. In a press rel...

Nick Jonas Responds Perfectly To Question About His Sexuality

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Nick Jonas has had to deal with the public not only questioning his sexuality, but also claiming he's exploiting the gay community to further his own...

Trump: I Would 'Strongly Consider' Appointing Judges To Overturn Same-Sex Marriage

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Marriage equality might be at risk if Donald Trump is elected president.  "It has been ruled upon. It has been there. If I’m elected I wou...

13 Things Gay Pornstars Are Tired Of Hearing

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

Queer adult entertainers and sex workers face an intense amount of scrutiny and grief from both outside and inside of the queer community. Sex...

7 Things Coretta Scott King Should Be Remembered For

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 01.31.2016 | Black Voices

January 30 marks the 10 year anniversary of the death of Coretta Scott King, widow of the great Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. She died in 2006 at ...

Straight Parents Answer Questions That Gay Parents Get Asked

The Next Family | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

“How did you have your children?” is a pretty awkward question for any parent to answer, though it’s a question most often ...

China Gears Up To Hear Its First Same-Sex Marriage Case

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.29.2016 | World

A gay man in China is making history by challenging local authorities on his right to marry. Last month, a 27-year-old who uses the pseudonym ...

Beauty, Body Image and Being Gay

Barrett Pall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Barrett Pall

We need to remember that while we workout our exteriors, our interiors also need to be watered and cared for.

Anti-LGBT Republican Allegedly Caught Using Grindr

GAYVRA | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Addressing the Southwestern Virginia GOP lawmaker who cruised Grindr this past snowy weekend; First- welcome to RVA – I’ve visited your p...

Here's Everything You Wanted To Know About Being A Bottom (NSFW)

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

(Note: The above video contains content that may not be appropriate for work or other sensitive environments)For anyone who has never bottomed...

Hawaii Considers Banning Gay Conversion Therapy

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 01.28.2016 | Politics

Following federal calls to end gay conversion therapy for LGBT youth, Hawaii lawmakers have introduced a bill that would ban the practice in professi...

This Queer Web Series Perfectly Tackles Kids And LGBT Stigma

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

If you've never seen "Sez Me," then you're in for a treat. This ongoing web series is all about breaking down stigma when it comes to children...

Social Responsiveness: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 01.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Around the globe individuals are answering the call of addressing social issues that impact the disadvantaged and underrepresented. Through $1000 se...

Here's A Prom Night Game-Changer For Queer Teens Everywhere

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

Thanks to a new competition, one queer high school student will have the opportunity to receive a custom prom outfit that accurately reflects their ge...

Get Your First Look At Ellen Page's Big Queer Trip Around The World

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

Today VICELAND, VICE's new TV network, launched the trailer for a new series called "GAYCATION" that's hosted by Academy Award nominee Ellen P...

21 Weird And Annoying Questions Gay Couples Get Asked

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

As queer people, navigating the non-queer world together can be tricky -- and exhausting. In this new video from Buzzfeed, a gay couple reenac...