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My Life As A Trans Woman Teaching High School In A 'Bathroom Bill' State

Broadly | James Nichols | Posted 02.18.2017 | Queer Voices

Because none of my coworkers or students knew I was trans, I thought I’d be immune to the effects of government-sanctioned discrimination. I was wro...

Here's A Fact-Check On Milo Yiannopoulos' Incendiary Claims About Trans People

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.18.2017 | Queer Voices

As a rule, The Huffington Post’s Queer Voices won’t publicize the white nationalists’ favorite troll Milo Yiannopoulos. The last thing we want t...

28 Organizations That Empower Black Communities

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.18.2017 | Black Voices

Time and time again, black Americans have often come together in vulnerable times through mobilization. From the Black Panther Party to the Civil Righ...

We Need To Talk About The Homophobia In This Trump/Putin Street Art

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.17.2017 | Queer Voices

Protest art is nothing new. For years, people have used art in a multitude of mediums to express discontent with, among other things, a current politi...

'Grey's Anatomy' Star Rips 'The Real O'Neals' For Bisexual Joke

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.17.2017 | Entertainment

Sara Ramirez, who is bisexual and played a bisexual surgeon on “Grey’s Anatomy,” had a bone to pick with “The Real O’Neals.” The actress b...

This 'Homoji' Keyboard Brings Queer Shorthand To Your Text Messages

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices

Members of the gay community now have a new and amusing way to express themselves in text messages, thanks to a colorful emoji keyboard. Produced by ...

Confronting Oscar-Nominated Moonlight’s Moving and Powerful Truths

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 02.17.2017 | Black Voices
Marian Wright Edelman

Everyone should watch the film Moonlight, nominated for eight Academy Awards. Why? Because it’s a very powerful story of a poor Black boy’s strugg...

Parents Of Transgender Children Plead With Trump To Maintain Protections

Washington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices

Nearly 800 parents of transgender children from across the country signed a letter to President Trump imploring him to maintain protections for transg...

NFL Kiss Cam Makes A Beautiful Statement About The Different Kinds Of Love

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices

A powerful new ad is using The National Football League’s beloved kiss cam to make a moving and emotionally evocative statement about the many diffe...

The Plot To Turn Same-Sex Marriage Into Second-Class Marriage

The Huffington Post | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices

Since the election in November, religious conservative zealots have been giddy ― super-emboldened in their battle against LGBT rights. Through vario...

Only One Vote 'Changed' To Make Marriage Quality A Reality. Only One Is Needed To Undo It.

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

With the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States instead of Chief Judge Merrick Garland, and with the poss...

Susan Sarandon: My Sexuality Is 'Up For Grabs'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.15.2017 | Queer Voices

The prospect of Susan Sarandon playing Hollywood legend Bette Davis in the new FX series, “Feud: Bette and Joan,” is already generating white-hot ...

Laverne Cox References 'Hidden Figures' To Make Powerful Point About Trans Rights

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.15.2017 | Queer Voices

Emmy-nominated actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox thinks there’s something very similar about today’s anti-trans bathroom bills and the ...

This Trans Guy Gets Personal In Powerful Letter To His Pre-Transition Self

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.15.2017 | Queer Voices

A young transgender man has created a powerful new video in which he talks to his pre-transition self about his journey to living as his authentic sel...

What I've Learned About Gender

Katie Couric | Posted 02.16.2017 | Queer Voices
Katie Couric

“It’s hard to hate up close.” ― Dr. Oz I have spent the last several months immersed in a documentary for National Geographic called “Gende...

Lady Gaga, JLaw And More Sign Letter Opposing Texas Anti-LGBTQ Legislation

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lawrence are among a group of over 140 artists who co-signed a letter on Feb. 14 opposing several anti-LGBTQ bills currently pe...

Troye Sivan Won't Change His Unabashedly Queer Tune For Trump

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

America’s shifting political climate has made Troye Sivan even more determined to be an unapologetically queer voice for the millennial set. The 21...

Restaurant Co-Owner: I Was Beaten Because I'm Gay And I Blame Trump

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

The co-owner of a popular drag queen restaurant chain claims he was punched in the face because he’s gay. Mark Zschiesche, who co-owns the Lips Dra...

Trans Teachers Network Pens Open Letter In Support Of Teen Headed To SCOTUS

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) is slated to hear a case on Mar. 28 that could have profound and long-standing implications for the ri...

A Trans Man And His Partner Share Their Beautiful Love Story

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

In celebration of Valentines Day, Shane, a transgender man, and his partner Jess sat down in a video for Logo to talk about the nuances of their relat...

Laverne Cox Finally Met Beyoncé And Reacted Like Any Human Would, Really

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

Talk about a long time coming! Actress and transgender activist Laverne Cox finally met her idol, Beyoncé. Cox has been pretty upfront about her stan...

Arkansas Will Hear Bill To Dismantle Marriage Equality On Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

Arkansas is looking to deliver a blow to the Supreme Court ruling on marriage equality on none other than Valentine’s Day. Republican Senator Jason...

Russell Elliot Hopes His Sexy New Video Inspires 'Queer Joy And Pleasure'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices

Russell Elliot is back with a sexy new song and video. HuffPost Queer Voices first introduced you to the queer R&B artist’s music in 2014, and since...

Recovering Out of Print Queer Literature

Julie R. Enszer | Posted 02.14.2017 | Queer Voices
Julie R. Enszer

My comments today are about the recently published Complete Works of Pat Parker and more broadly the Sapphic Classics series. I focus on the three pha...

Why It's Important To Remember The Supreme Court's History On Gay Rights

Geoffrey R. Stone | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Geoffrey R. Stone

With the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States instead of Judge Merrick Garland, and with the possibilit...