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Same Sex Love

'Love Actually' Actually Had A Lesbian Storyline

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 11.24.2015 | Entertainment

In the voice-over that opens the now classic rom-com "Love Actually," Hugh Grant waxes poetic about what it means to love in our current age. "If you ...

Why I Hold My Partner's Hand

Bill Dickinson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Bill Dickinson

Put simply, I love and am in love. When one's heart is full. When one's day is preoccupied with another. When I am in touch with the truth that I can't live without him; and, I go through my day missing him, I can't help but hold my partner's hand. It is an empowering truth for me, for us!

Praying With Gratitude for the Love Between Same-Sex Partners

H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D. | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
H. Adam Ackley, Ph.D.

The love between partners who love like this is not to be hidden or denied, as some who pray would claim. Rather, such love is the fulfillment of divine promise and thus is to be celebrated as a love through which all on Earth may bless themselves.

I Choose You

Cornelia Powell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Cornelia Powell

"Few of us marry as our hearts guide," spoke Queen Anne Boleyn in the 1969 film Anne of the Thousand Days. I don't know if the real 16th-century queen said those words, but the notion of marrying for love is fairly recent in historical terms, and even the notion of love itself has changed.

I Was A Bridesmaid In My Ex-Girlfriend's Wedding

www.salon.com | Posted 04.10.2013 | Weddings

Ellie looked stunning in her white strapless dress, yellow sash hugging her waist, which was her small rebellion against the traditional wedding gown....

Hey, Supreme Court Justices, Same-Gender Marriages Are Not Experiments!

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

Forty years ago I came out as lesbian and discovered Metropolitan Community Church (MCC). I met couples who had been together for 40 or 50 years who had lived through difficult times of government intrusion on personal privacy.

'The Devotion Project': The Love You Save May Be Your Own

Antony Osso | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Antony Osso

What started out as one short film about a 54-year love story between two men became a series of 10-minute documentary portraits telling six diverse stories of LGBTQ love -- love that's missing from the landscape of stereotypes, comic relief and victims.

Tongues Untied: Love Rules?

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Darnell L. Moore

We know what you are thinking: Not another conversation on love. We promise, however, that for every saccharine-laced word that follows, we were sure to talk about the whips and leather, too.