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Why We Need LGBT Pride Now More Than Ever

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Yes, Pride is often hokey, and kitsch and commercial and whatever. But it's ours. It's also diverse and vibrant and enormous and powerful. It's strength and solidarity. It's empowerment in these painful times. And it's a statement that, when we are one, nothing can stop us.

Stop Straight-Splaining Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton to LGBT Voters

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Yesterday Charles Blow wrote a column in the Times headlined, "Stop Bernie-Splaining to Black Voters," and it made me think about how the same arrogance is coming from straight supporters of both candidates to LGBT voters.

I Think I Might Be Trans. Now What?

Raymond Braun | Posted 07.13.2016 | Queer Voices
Raymond Braun

At 5 years old, Jazz Jennings became one of the youngest known examples of an early transition from assigned male at birth to female. Ever since then, Jazz and her loving, supportive family have been sharing her story and inspiring trans youth around the world.

LOOK: Police Detective Receives DISGUSTING Anti-Gay Hate Mail

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

Earlier this year, we brought you the heartbreaking story of police detective Kat Cooper, whose family was asked to leave their Tennessee church after...

WATCH: Vietnam Takes Step Towards Marriage Equality

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

While not necessarily legalizing gay marriage, Vietnam made an important step towards marriage equality this week -- decriminalizing gay wedding cerem...

Supreme Court Judge Brought 'Shame On America' By Officiating Gay Wedding, Group Claims

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

Ruth Bader Ginsburg made history last week when she became the first U.S. Supreme Court Justice to officiate a same-sex wedding, just two months after...

Obama Connects Anti-Gay Discrimination With Racial Prejudice In Historic Speech

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

President Barack Obama adressed the nation today with a speech that commemorated the 50-year anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" ...

Meredith Bennett-Smith

Gay Man Says Sick Partner's Sister Forced Them Apart, Kicked Him Out Of Home | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

For more than 30 years, Lon Watts said he shared his life and his love with partner, Jim Heath. But that life came crashing down in 2011 after Watts s...

Letting Go of Fear

Cara Wodnicki | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cara Wodnicki

I'm just one voice, and a Canadian voice at that -- but this is my home, my partner's home, and our family and friends here are Americans. I'm proud to live here but I'm tired of fighting and I'm tired of being scared and I know I'm not alone.

One in a Million Moms

Lori Sokol | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Lori Sokol

As this country embarks on one of the most traditional of celebrations on Sunday, Mother's Day, those of use who were fortunate enough to have a mom who accepts us for who we are should celebrate her for just that.