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A Gay Child Without a Face

Scott Terry | Posted 05.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Terry

Today, the Jehovah's Witnesses have come out with a new video, targeting children and parents and instructing them on the subject of homosexuality and intolerance. I wonder how many children will see it and suffocate their identities, embracing the intolerance of their religion?

March To Equality And How It Became One Of The Most Inventive Civil Rights Initiatives Of The Year

Greg Archer | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Greg Archer

John-Paul Valdez (left) and Stephan Anspichler of March To Equality How did a campaign to create the largest march for equality in history gain so m...

Activists Talk New LGBTQ Youth Homelessness Online Resource (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 05.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

"At The Intersections" is the new online resource written by 47 contributors that provides a comprehensive guide for advocates, policymakers, service providers and funders working to end homelessness among LGBTQ youth.

A Time to Follow Rules, and a Time to Refrain from Following Rules: Reflections on Occupy Wall Street and the United Methodist Church

Rev. Vicki Flippin | Posted 05.05.2016 | Religion
Rev. Vicki Flippin

By Rev. Vicki Flippin and Rev. Nathan Bledsoe We serve a God who once chided the religious authorities, "The sabbath was made for humankind, not huma...

The Case For Queer Superheroes In Hollywood

Screen Crush | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.05.2016 | Queer Voices

When you go to the movies this year, there’s one thing you’re guaranteed to see a lot of: superheroes. "Captain America: Civil War" will feature a...

Why Straight Men Should Care About Gay Superheroes

Bryan Pierce | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Bryan Pierce

With the loss of the only gay male lead in a mainstream comic book series, it leaves a hole in the social consciousness of America. If mainstream studios won't create comic books with gay leading characters, then it's up to independent authors to create them.

A Heartbreaking Look At The Struggle Of Cambodia's LGBT Sex Worker Community

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices

A eye-opening documentary short takes a look at the harsh reality for Cambodia's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The film, "...

#CollegeSurvival: For Students who Suffer from a Mental Illness

Montclair Diplomats | Posted 05.04.2016 | Education
Montclair Diplomats

This is not the typical guide on how to tackle your first year of college, but one on how to cope and even excel during your college years while livin...

Feds Tell North Carolina Governor That Anti-LGBT Law Violates Civil Rights Act

The Huffington Post | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.05.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A North Carolina law that bans transgender individuals from using the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity violates fede...

I'm Trying to Be More Intolerant (and You Should Too)

Derek Penwell | Posted 05.04.2016 | Religion
Derek Penwell

No, your whining about religious persecution because you have to bake a cake for a gay wedding doesn't make you the Martin Luther King, Jr. of a new conservative religious civil rights movement.

Beyoncé Speaks Out About North Carolina's Anti-LGBT Law

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices

Beyoncé did not cancel her tour stop in North Carolina over the state's recent anti-LGBT bill, but she did speak out against it. The state has faced...

North Carolina Governor Says His Anti-LGBT Law 'Had Nothing To Do' With LGBT People

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) said Tuesday that the sweeping anti-LGBT bill he signed into law, HB 2, was never about discriminati...

I Don't Exist to Make You Comfortable

Brynn Tannehill | Posted 05.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Brynn Tannehill

I am not here to make you comfortable. That is not my purpose in life, nor is it anyone else's who is somehow different from you. I will not disappear in order for you feel safely insulated from a world you refuse to tolerate, much less accept.

Toilet Wars Heat Up: Evil Empire Strikes Back

Barbra Siperstein | Posted 05.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Barbra Siperstein

In U.S. law, public accommodations are generally defined as facilities, both public and private, used by the public. Examples include retail stores, r...

Kenyan Court To Hear Case Against Alleged Gay Anal Examinations

Reuters | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.03.2016 | Queer Voices

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two men are seeking a Kenyan court ruling declaring enforced anal examinations unconstitutional after they were subjected to such ...

Colorado Republicans Versus Planned Parenthood

Jason Salzman | Posted 05.03.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Thirty-three Republican members of the Colorado legislature joined last year with the Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF), a national anti-choice and ant...

The South Plays Dixie

Hal Donahue | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Hal Donahue

Germany has no monument to the slave state that was the Third Reich or to its leaders that betrayed Germany. Why does the American South? Best course ...

Life Before and After 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Nate Warden | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nate Warden

Being outed from duty location to duty location has become such a theme that I like to consider myself just out. It seems there is always someone before I show up at my base that does the ice breaking for me out of either curiosity or prejudice, either one has the same effect.

Your Sexual Truth

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 05.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

It is important in opening to your sexual truth to understand that sexuality is on a continuum between heterosexual and homosexual, and anywhere you are on that continuum is what is right for you.

Fellow 'Drag Race' Alum Chad Michaels Says Leave Britney -- uhm -- Derrick Barry Alone!

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Pollo Del Mar

Michaels reflected on first meeting Barry backstage at her West Hollywood show, The Dreamgirls Revue. Despite being very raw in terms of drag, the veteran immediately recognized the young performer's potential. When friends in Vegas called looking for a Britney impersonator, she referred the future star.

To Moms With Love

Laurin Mayeno | Posted 05.02.2016 | Parents
Laurin Mayeno

This post is dedicated to mamas who do what it takes to help their children have the best lives possible. It's for moms who are perfectly imperfect an...

Another Crazy Anti-LGBT Law? And Republicans Wonder Why They Can't Stop Trump

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ian Reifowitz

Unlike Ted Cruz and the GOP elected officials obsessed with sexual orientation and identity issues, Trump recognizes that most Republicans are scared of something other than which public bathroom people use.

'The Powerpuff Girls': Not Doing Trans People Any Favors

Delia Melody | Posted 05.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Delia Melody

Trying to tackle "trans issues," as though that were somehow a simple topic, with a token character in a one-off episode generally ends up being problematic at best and outright harmful at worst, and this episode was no exception.

Bathroom Bill Myths & Facts

Paul Heroux | Posted 04.30.2016 | Politics
Paul Heroux

Gender identity is at the core of who we are. No one should be discriminated against based on their gender identity. That is why I support transgender public accommodation rights.

John Kasich Confronted Over GOP’s Anti-Gay Stance During San Francisco Town Hall

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 04.29.2016 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- GOP presidential hopeful John Kasich on Friday distanced himself from discriminatory laws passed recently by some states during a hea...