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This Transgender Teen Is Fighting For His Rights In Virginia

Posted 11.13.2014 | Gay Voices

A transgender teen in Virginia is fighting for the right to use the bathroom that corresponds with his gender identity. Gavin Grimm is a 10th grade...

Don Lemon Wants You To 'Let Love Define Family'

Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices

What are you waiting for? Don Lemon, host of "CNN Tonight," is featured in the first of a new three-part series of public service announcements (PS...

A Look At The Changing Faces Of Equality And Family

Posted 11.12.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in the Huf...

Here's How To Get Your Work Featured In NYC's Newest Porn Film Festival

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.11.2014 | Gay Voices

What does porn look like in 2014? New York City will consider this idea next year when the new NYC Porn Film Festival opens at Secret Project Robot...

NYC Could Make It Easier For Transgender People To Alter Their Birth Certificate

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 11.11.2014 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Transgender New Yorkers on Monday called for the passage of city legislation that would eliminate a requirement that they have gende...

WATCH: Get Your First Look At The New Season Of 'Looking'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.10.2014 | Gay Voices

The "Queer As Folk" of our time is coming back -- and we couldn't be more excited. Many felt that "Looking" was boring in the beginning of its first s...

HIV Testing Kits... From A Bathhouse Vending Machine?

Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with blogger Scout, LGBT HealthLink and researcher Michael G. Bare, brings you a round up of some of t...

WATCH: This Kid Rapping About Being Transgender Is Our New Hero

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.11.2014 | Gay Voices

It looks like we just found our new pint-size hero. Alex hasn't even left elementary school but he already has a firm grasp on his identity and wha...

This Single Gay Dad Shares His Family's Beautiful Story

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.07.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in Huffing...

Pastor Claims Starbucks Flavors Its Lattes With 'Sodomites' Semen'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.06.2014 | Gay Voices

Here we go again. The leader of the vehemently anti-gay Harlem ATLAH Missionary Church, James Manning, is once again making outrageous claims again...

Laverne Cox Named One Of Glamour Magazine's Women Of The Year

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.05.2014 | Gay Voices

She just can't be stopped! 2014 has been a whirlwind of a year for transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox and the awards and recognition don'...

Lesbian Moms Share The Story Of Their Big Beautiful Family

Posted 11.05.2014 | Gay Voices

November is National Adoption Month and RaiseAChild.US is celebrating with twice weekly “Let Love Define Family™” series installments in the Huf...

New Study With 'On-Demand' PrEP Before Sex Has Encouraging Results

Posted 11.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stor...

Gay Couple Shares Their Unique Journey To Parenthood

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.31.2014 | Gay Voices

In this week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series, we explore the journey of two men -- one who adopte...

Keira Knightley Opens Up About What Happened When She Kissed Her Best Friend At Prom

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Keira Knightley took a trip back to her past this week and revealed how her same-sex kiss with her prom date was called "disgusting" by school adminis...

Here's Why Being Gay Might Increase Your Likelihood Of Getting Skin Cancer

Posted 10.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stor...

Gay Dads Share Story Of Opening Hearts To 2 Toddlers With Connection To Deaf Community

Posted 10.24.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment focuses on Diligent Recruitment of foster-a...

LOOK: These Gay Jocks Want To Teach You All About Using Condoms

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Are you sure you know how to put on a condom correctly? Both of these videos are here to further educate you -- and both just happen to include som...

Trans Teens Open Up About Controversial Decision To Write About Sex In Their Memoirs

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Katie Rain Hill and Arin Andrews received international attention last year because of the unique nature of their relationship at the time: They are b...

Gay Couple Allegedly Thrown Off Bus, Told They Are Not 'Real Men' For Kissing

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay couple in London was allegedly kicked off of a bus this week after the driver saw the pair kissing. Jack James and his partner were reportedl...

LOOK: Couple Fighting Gay 'Cancer' With Their... Truck?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices

We certainly expected backlash surrounding the recent string of gay marriage rulings across the nation, but one Idaho couple's reaction seems to be a ...

What's The Number 1 Factor for Youth Avoiding Unsafe Sex?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.20.2014 | Gay Voices

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices, in a partnership with bloggers Liz Margolies and Scout, brings you a round up of some of the biggest LGBT wellness stor...

An Insider's Look At The Queer Sex Worker Industry

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.18.2014 | Gay Voices

Why do individuals make the decision to engage in sex work? There are a million answers to this question, and we don't see authentic portrayals of ...

This Gay Couple Shares The Beautiful Story Of How Their Family Formed

Posted 10.17.2014 | Gay Voices

This week’s Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment spotlights Ed and Joey, who have carved out...

A Drag Queen Queers Shakespeare

Michael Carosone | Posted 12.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Carosone

Yes, even Shakespeare must be queered (well, it's already been done, but I'm going to do it again). And what better way to queer Shakespeare than by ...