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A Beautiful Thing Happened When I Came Out To My Grandparents

Amanda Hite | Posted 09.13.2015 | Gay Voices
Amanda Hite

When I think about the type of unconditional love we hope to receive from others when we come out and the type of unconditional love we hope to share with another for the rest of our lives, I think of my grandparents. That's the type of love we come out for.

Kate Geis and John Tomlinson Talk "Paul Taylor: Creative Domain" (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

This week I talked with Filmmaker Kate Geis about her documentary Paul Taylor: Creative Domain and John Tomlinson, Executive Director of the Paul Taylor Dance Foundation.

Kim Davis and the 'Wrong Side of History' Club

Brooke Sopelsa | Posted 09.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Brooke Sopelsa

Students of history confidently know it's not martyrdom that future generations will think of when they look back at the legacy of Kim Davis. Here's a look at a few of the others whose ranks Ms. Davis may be joining.

The Personal in the Political

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 09.11.2015 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

I just want to "put out there" (again) that for all the hype, drama and analysis sparked by the political dimension of this controversy there is also a personal/pastoral dimension that is easy to overlook.

R&B Singer Tamia: I Compare All My New Music to 'Stranger in My House'

Pollo Del Mar | Posted 09.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Pollo Del Mar

"I still get goosebumps when I go to a drag show and they're performing 'Stranger in My House,'" admits singer Tamia with a laugh.

Kim Davis: What Can I Say?

Stephanie Mott | Posted 09.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

I haven't had much to say about Kim Davis and her disgusting war on the LGBT citizens of Rowan County, Kentucky. I haven't had much to say because there isn't much I can say.

How My Rights in This Country Will Change By the End of This Article

Sarah Hashemi | Posted 09.10.2015 | Gay Voices
Sarah Hashemi

Despite the liberal steps forward our country has seen over the last year, discrimination persists. As a result, something so personal, so consequential to ones happiness, becomes a defining characteristic through which our society views you.

Owning Our Faith Q&A: LGBT Catholics and the Church

Stephen Seufert | Posted 09.10.2015 | Religion
Stephen Seufert

In an interview with Michael Tomae, Executive Producer and Director of the Owning Our Faith documentary and Father Gilbert S. Martinez, I explore some of the pressing questions surrounding the Catholic Church in regards to the LGBT issue.

Gay Pentecostal Pastor Leads Largely LGBT Congregation In Brazil

Associated Press | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.09.2015 | Religion

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - With his booming voice and high-voltage charisma capable of working crowds of hundreds into a lather, Marcos Gladstone has all ...

Is Reality TV Ready To Embrace Gay Black Men?

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 09.09.2015 | Black Voices

On Sept. 7, the popular reality series "Love & Hip-Hop: Hollywood" introduced its first gay couple. In a "shocking" reveal, model and pr...

The Ballers Guide to Choosing a Financial Advisor

David Rae | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
David Rae

Second in a series. Having concluded its first season and been renewed for a second, the hit HBO show Ballers on life after football paints a pictur...

That's Me in the Corner, Losing My Religion

Domenick Scudera | Posted 09.09.2015 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Governor John Kasich (R - OH) worries that the Kentucky spectacle of Christian extremism will turn people away from religion. He is right to worry. I am disgusted by the un-American, hypocritical, mean-spirited rallies and shows of support for Kim Davis.

Vatican Says Transgender Man Cannot Become A Godparent

Religion News Service | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 09.07.2015 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (RNS) The Vatican has rejected a request by a transgender man in Spain to become a godparent, ruling that his sexual identity means...

"People Started Referring To Me As A Monster." A Gay Man's Struggle With Alcohol

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.06.2015 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

Finally growing tired of the endless cycle of drinking, making mistakes, resolving them, and repeating the process all over again, Alexander had a moment of clarity and wanted to stop once and for all.

If Not God's Authority, Whose? Where Did Marriage Come From?

Raina Bowe | Posted 09.05.2015 | Gay Voices
Raina Bowe

Who invented marriage? Rowan County, Kentucky Clerk Kim Davis says her God did. That's why she's been denying marriage licenses, citing "God's authority" and "God's definition of marriage." This is ridiculous on so many levels I don't know where to start.

DNC Summer Meeting From a LGBT Perspective

Barbra Siperstein | Posted 09.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Barbra Siperstein

The status and support for The Equality Act is a major story and should be a continuing dialogue for all LGBTQ Americans and families and allies in 2016 election cycle.

Oregon Judge Refuses To Perform Same-Sex Marriages

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.04.2015 | Politics

 A circuit court judge in Oregon's Marion County is refusing to perform same-sex marriages, claiming doing so would violate his First Amendment r...

Came and Went: A Dispatch From the Dating Trenches

Josh Sabarra | Posted 09.04.2015 | Gay Voices
Josh Sabarra

Apparently, Sean had one thing on his mind, and it wasn't a subject with any emotional substance. After all, our courtship was just 24 hours old, and he already wanted to have phone sex.

Six Months in a Leaky Boat

Adrian Coysh | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Adrian Coysh

Previously I have referred to the Diversity and Inclusion journey of businesses as uncharted territory, requiring careful navigation.

Kim Davis: Canary in the Coal Mine Called Theocracy

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 09.03.2015 | Religion
Rev. Susan Russell

Whether it's denial of marriage licenses to same-sex couples or denial of reproductive health care to women, the trend of conflating individual religious beliefs with public policy decisions is a slippery and dangerous slope to the erosion of genuine religious liberty

Cleary Wolters, the Real Alex Tells Her Story In Out Of Orange and More (AUDIO)

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Charlotte Robinson

After her release in 2008 Wolters thought she left her scandalous past behind her until she saw a commercial for a new TV show that stopped her in her tracks. The scene showed a young blond woman hopping out of a van wearing an orange prison uniform.

Straight Educators for LGBT Students (#SE4LGBTS)

Nicholas Ferroni | Posted 09.03.2015 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Ferroni

We can no longer be quiet on matters that involve the well-being of our students. Which is why we must openly support the LGBT cause in our classrooms, because it will save lives. I am asking -- pleading for my fellow educators [especially straight educators] to no longer be a silent supporter in this matter.

Mirror Mirror, Break the Wall

LGBT News | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts

There in the middle of the festival grounds, adorned within a classic Spiegeltent of wood canvas and mirrors stood an island within the island, Magic Mirror - the espoused "hetero-friendly queer venue" of the festival.

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Matt Bevin 'Absolutely' Supports Kentucky Clerk

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.02.2015 | Politics

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Ahead Of Pope's U.S. Visit, Survey Finds Many Catholics Disagree With Church On LGBT Families

The Huffington Post | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 09.02.2015 | Religion

Just weeks ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States for the World Meeting of Families, a major international Catholic festiva...