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When I Call Myself Bisexual

Don Weise | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Don Weise

I'd like to be free to consider myself a gay man who's fundamentally bisexual or a bisexual who's primarily gay. I don't know that it matters which I choose, or if I choose. What matters to me is coming to the most authentic expression of who I truly am and living from that place, openly.

Here's What To Watch On Netflix For LGBT Pride Month

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment

Commemorating the anniversary of the 1969 Stonewall riots, June is annual LGBT Pride Month. Across the nation, Americans march in local Pride parades ...

A 'Wilde' Vacation -- Gay History for Gay Travelers

Scott De Buitléir | Posted 06.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Scott De Buitléir

If such a company is about to reveal the layers of gay history behind many cities in Europe -- and hopefully across North America too -- then the gay travel industry may have an interesting new addition.

Big Business Turns a Corner on Transgender Rights

Nathan M. Schaefer | Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan M. Schaefer

The rallying cries of the transgender community are no longer heard only by left-leaning, insular groups without a stake in commerce, business or popular culture.

Washington National Cathedral Welcomes First Trans Priest To Preach

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 06.23.2014 | Religion

Rev. Dr. Cameron Partridge will make history on Sunday, June 22, as the first openly transgender priest to preach at the historic Washington National ...

Binaries Not Included

Stephanie Mott | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Stephanie Mott

Eliminating the binary does not mean that someone can not identify as purely male or purely female. It means that no one has to. Gender does not paint the picture of who I am. Who I am paints the picture of my gender. Why not use all of the colors on the palette?

Why It's Not Okay for Andrew Garfield to Play a Trans Woman

Bustle | Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices

It would be nice, for once, if actual transgender people were given a platform to actually say that we exist, on our own terms. It would be refreshing if there was an acknowledgment that fixing the problems we face is going to take more than pride and proclaiming that we exist.

Did You Ever Think You Might Be a Lesbian? (VIDEO)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Reading live from my blog about growing up with two moms,

8 Things You Don't Know About LGBT Pride

Gogobot | Posted 06.06.2014 | Travel

There's more to LGBT Pride Month (first declared 'official' by Bill Clinton in 2000 and by Barack Obama in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, and 2013) than short shorts and rainbow flags.

These Gay Dads Got An Unexpected Surprise When They Adopted Their 4 Sons

Posted 06.06.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s story from Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family” series spotlights Steve and Trevor whose four young bo...

LGBT Activist Refused Membership of New Ukrainian Party

Brian Dooley | Posted 06.05.2014 | World
Brian Dooley

While in Ukraine, Vice President Biden should make clear that the United States has no wiggle room when it comes to this sort of bigotry and that such discrimination undermines democracy and progress.

The Morse Code of Fear

Derek Penwell | Posted 06.05.2014 | Religion
Derek Penwell

If you go through life with very little fear of being attacked, or suspected, or ostracized because of the person you love, don't you have a moral responsibility to create a world in which others don't have to live in fear either?

Discrimination Inflicts Harm, Not Our Marriages

Nadine Smith | Posted 06.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Nadine Smith

My wife and I married because we love each other. We wanted to demonstrate our commitment and ensure we could take care of each other in every way possible. Our son deserves to have his parents' marriage respected and our family protected under Florida law.

Whatever You Do, Don't Plan Your Bachelorette Party Here

Candice Russell | Posted 06.05.2014 | Weddings
Candice Russell

These scars tell tales, friends. My closet closely resembles an Alfred Angelo sample sale, I can tie a tulle bow in five seconds flat, and I know where to get the best price on Jordan almonds.

An Apology to International Mr. Leather and the Leather Community

Eric Barry | Posted 06.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Barry

My piece was intended to be a discussion about gender identity, transphobia, and what integration looks like as LGBT (IQQA, etc.) rights continue to progress in our society. Unfortunately, the piece was hurtful a lot of people, many who thought that my intent all along was to malign and misrepresent the leather community.

Not My Father's Son

Nate Phelps | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Nate Phelps

Although I can't control all of it, after working with Brad, Terrie and their talented team this last year, I can make this commitment: This investment will not return empty. We will change hearts and minds. We will save lives.

Top 10 New Gay Travel Hot Spots

Cheapflights | Posted 06.11.2014 | Travel

Sure there's Amsterdam, Miami and Rio, but for travelers looking for an alternative to the typical gay-friendly destinations, there are cities around the world you might not have thought of as popular gay destinations.

It Shouldn't Take Magic to Be Accepted

EJ Johnson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Gay Voices
EJ Johnson

When I get married and have kids myself someday, I'll be trying to live up to what my parents taught me: It doesn't matter who you are or how successful you are, loving your children comes first.

How One Entrepreneur Is 'Marrying' a Passion for Design and Equality

Carol Roth | Posted 06.03.2014 | Small Business
Carol Roth

Socially conscious businesses are on the rise and Cybelle felt that making a positive change with her art has always been a part of the way she wanted to do business.

Outdated 'Gay' Terms

Jim Joseph | Posted 06.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Jim Joseph

We are living in a different world, thankfully, and while I understand and lived in a time when these phrases were helpful and meaningful, I feel like they have fortunately lost their meaning as we have progressed as a society.

Report: Street Harassment a Major Problem in the United States

Patrick McNeil | Posted 06.03.2014 | Impact
Patrick McNeil

According to the report, 65 percent of women and 25 percent of men reported experiencing at least one type of street harassment in their lifetime, and many more men who identified as LGBT than men who identified as straight reported experiencing it.

This Baptist Church Will Now Welcome The LGBT Community

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 06.02.2014 | Religion

A Baptist church in California has voted to welcome the gay community despite going against the Southern Baptist Convention's views on homosexuality. ...

HuffPost Gay Voices Receives Big Honor From LGBT Family Organization

Posted 06.02.2014 | Gay Voices

On May 18, RaiseAChild.US held its second annual HONORS gala at the W Hollywood Hotel and paid tribute to individuals and families for their advocacy ...

The Styyles Chronicle Radio Show Pt 2

Craig Stewart | Posted 06.02.2014 | Black Voices
Craig Stewart


The Styyles Chronicle Radio Show Pt 1

Craig Stewart | Posted 06.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart