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It Was The Worst Of Times, It Was The Best Of Times, It Was A Time For Resistance

Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R | Posted 11.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Laura A. Jacobs, LCSW-R

It was a day of despair, it was a day of anger. It was a day of tragedy, it was a day of devotion. It was a day of remembrance, it was a day of resi...

Together Will We Win the Next Fight: The 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Millions of us worked out hearts out for Hillary Clinton and she won the popular vote. We did it because we love her and believe in her. We did it bec...

Democrats: This Is What You Tell Your Children Today

Trisha Kehaulani Watson | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Trisha Kehaulani Watson

The United States has had good Presidents and bad Presidents. At the end of the day, the government is just made up of people, individuals. So itʻs up to all of us, as individuals who put those people in power, to keep government honest and good.

In A Pool Of Thick Blood, 6 Minority Friends Experience The 2016 Election

Eli Dagostino | Posted 11.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Eli Dagostino

Three young women and three young gay men. The outcome seemed grim. A normally rambunctious group became saddened and a mess.

All This Has Happened Before And All Of This Will Happen Again

Pandora Boxx | Posted 11.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Pandora Boxx

I've been contemplating what to say and it's been difficult. I feel anger, sadness, disappointment, embarrassment. I guess you have to look at the slogan "Make America Great Again" which in itself isn't hearkening to a progressive future.

My Life As A Transgender YouTuber

Chrissy Renaee | Posted 11.09.2016 | Media
Chrissy Renaee

I'm a Southern, transgender YouTuber who moved from Georgia to California and likes to say "keep it cute or get cut." I started my YouTube channel it'...

In Trump's America, We Must Be Strong Together

M. Akram Shibly | Posted 11.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
M. Akram Shibly

Welcome to Trump's America. His victory comes as a shock to many - those wishful thinkers that believed there was no way for someone with a mouth like his to become the voice of our nation.

Here's A List Of Places Where You Enact Postive Change After Yesterday's Election Results

Zac Thompson | Posted 11.09.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Here are some of the places you can donate some of your time or money to enact some positive change.

One Year of Protesting the Mormon POX

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 11.06.2016 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I am tired of trying to explain to Mormons why it is that saying you love LGBT Mormons isn't enough.

A Final Plea: The World is Watching, Vote For Clinton!

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.10.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

As we Americans head to the polls on Tuesday to choose our next President we shouldn't forget we are also choosing the next 'Leader of the free world'...

The Election Of 'Us' vs. 'Them'

Tim Rymel | Posted 11.05.2016 | Politics
Tim Rymel

For better or worse, the 2016 election has uncovered the fact that we are a scared nation. We want to run and hide in our corners, or come out shooting at anyone not like us.

This Election Is A Choice Between Freedom And Fascism

Gov. Martin O'Malley | Posted 11.05.2016 | Politics
Gov. Martin O'Malley

If you agree that we must repudiate the hate-filled candidacy of Donald Trump and keep him far away from the White House, then I hope you will join me these last few days in going all out for Hillary Clinton.

Elizabeth Schwartz Talks Legal Guide To Marriage and LGBT Equality (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 11.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with attorney Elizabeth Schwartz about her best-selling new book Before I Do: A Legal Guide to Marriage, Gay and Otherwise publishe...

Asia's Biggest Gay Pride Parade In Photos

Kim | Posted 11.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Kim

Despite the cold weather, the flowing sea of rainbow flags warmed Taipei.

Gay? Still #NotOkay

David G. Dodge | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
David G. Dodge

Thanks to a hashtag campaign that has flooded Twitter recently, it's become clear that some women share a far more disturbing first with gay men: unwanted physical attention.

The Ladies Of "Grizzly Kiki" -- "Behind Every Queen We've Talked To, There Is A Story"

Michael Cook | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Michael Cook

If you consider yourself a true fan of drag, the "Grizzly Kiki" podcast is essential listening.

LGBT Presidential Appointments Initiative

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Peter D. Rosenstein

The LGBT community is diverse and the PAI wants to ensure when they are asked for recommendations at all levels they have a set of resumes representing the diversity of the LGBT community they can put forward.

Here Is An Easy And Fun Way To Explain What LGBTQ Means To Kids

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices

The latest episode of our favorite queer web series for kids is tackling the LGBT acronym and explaining it in a way that is accessible and entertaini...

Why I Struggle With My Testosterone Shot

Cameron Russo | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Cameron Russo

I wanted this life so bad that I put my fears aside. Would I rather be depressed and suicidal or give myself a shot and know that the outcome is everything I have ever wanted?

Moms Of Trans Youth Are Changing The World

Stephanie Mott | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

I live in Kansas, so much of what I am about to share is about Kansas, but I can tell you that everything I am about to share is true in every state i...

Standing Strong With LGBTI Persons Abroad

Todd Larson | Posted 11.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Todd Larson

Todd Larson is the Senior LGBT Coordinator at the U.S. Agency for International Development. He wrote this post for LGBT History Month. Since Februa...

Grandma Is Topless & Liberating!

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 11.02.2016 | Travel
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

"Fantasy Fest" is America's most liberating party, but beyond the skin, costumes and endless tides of good-times, it is a reminder of what frees Ameri...

Why I'm Excited To Vote For Hillary Clinton

Glenn Magpantay | Posted 11.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Glenn Magpantay

I'm excited to vote for Hillary Clinton for president. Not because Donald Trump is dreadful. Not because it's a choice between "the lesser of two evils." Nor am I making an unqualified and absolute endorsement of her every character trait and position.

Stay Calm; if you VOTE, Knock on Doors, and make Phone Calls Hillary will be Madam President

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

Elections are stressful and this one more so than other recent ones. It is that way predominantly because of Donald Trump who is everything normal can...

Michael Bublé: My Wife Thought I Was Gay At First

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.01.2016 | Queer Voices

Michael Bublé is a happily married father of two, but if his wife hadn’t realized that her first impression of him was wrong, it might have been a...