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Finally, Interracial Couple Emojis Make Their Debut!

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.17.2016 | Black Voices

Emojis just became more inclusive than ever. Thanks to the upcoming film “Loving,” people will be able to share emojis featuring couples of all ra...

'Family' Association Is Freaking The F Out Over This Hilton Hotel Ad

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.28.2016 | Queer Voices

The American Family Association continues to prove they’re clueless about families and love and all things related to equality and acceptance. The g...

Colbert Blasts Off At Congressman Who Doesn’t Want Gays In Space

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 06.07.2016 | Comedy

On "The Late Show" Monday, Stephen Colbert wrestled with the comments of Texas congressman Louie Gohmert, who said recently that the U.S. should not s...

One Pregnant Mom's Struggle: Yes, the Baby Is Still in There

Sarah Toce | Posted 08.05.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

It felt as if no one understood the hurdles I knew I had to overcome to get to a point where the "happy news" wasn't underlined in bold with a huge asterisks of "but what happens when..."

Conservative Options: Christian Jihad? Or Civil Disobedience?

Alan Kelly | Posted 07.01.2016 | Religion
Alan Kelly

The sentiments of the GOP hopefuls are deeply brooding, even desperate, and Democrat candidates will be forced to take them seriously. The question remains, then, what plays will they employ to counter the cries for religious justice.

Oklahoma Same-Sex Love Moves to the Forefront With 'Heartland'

Sarah Toce | Posted 06.03.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

Indie film Heartland began as a passion project. At its core, the script is a careful arrangement of serendipitous events primed to present an endurin...

Christian Paranoia Makes for Awful Legislation

Dale Hansen | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Christians across the country are paranoid. In their minds, there is an unmitigated war on Christianity, where Christians are becoming the most ostrac...

19 Eggs and Counting: My First IVF Treatment

Sarah Toce | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Sarah Toce

When you consider the science of it all, the art of in-vitro fertilization is quite remarkable. Seriously, nothing about it is a meek undertaking. There are so many variables involved and any one fluctuation can change the whole game in a heartbeat.

Sending Love for the Holidays

Harry Cook | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Harry Cook

The holiday season is upon us and I thought this would be the perfect time to send some love out to my LGBTQ peeps. Christmas is that time of year when the tree goes up and some drunken relative goes down after one too many sauvignon blanc's. But most of all, it's about family.

A Ugandan Parliamentarian's First Gay Wedding

Melanie Nathan | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Melanie Nathan

Imagine a Ugandan Parliamentarian, fresh from signing a petition to bring back the Anti-Homosexuality Act (AHA), walking down the Castro marveling at all the rainbow flags, awestruck by the notion of a "gay" neighborhood. She has never seen gay people or lesbians show public affection before.

Science Still Unclear on Same-Sex Schooling

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 05.20.2014 | Education
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

In the 2011 - 2012 school year, more than 500 public schools in America offered single-sex schooling options for students, despite lack of scientific ...

To Russia With Love: 'The Devotion Project' Celebrates the Gay Love Putin Wants to Hide

Antony Osso | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Antony Osso

These films are meant to give hope to LGBTQ youth and adults in Russia. I've held fast to the notion that I'd be feel more gratified if I focused on the variety and specificity of our love, rather than condemning other viewpoints.

Queer as Folk's Gale Harold

Ilana Rapp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ilana Rapp

Gale Harold, best known as Brian Kinney from Showtime's Queer as Folk, weighed in on what was once the most controversial character to portray.

End of an Era

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Kathryn Hamm

In the early days, it was a scrappy attempt and heartfelt appeal to get wedding professionals, wholesalers, and the mainstream industry to hear our me...

A Summer of Love

Judge Kemp | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Judge Kemp

We are I don't want to go beyond the borders of my citizenship to marry. I want to marry in the state and country where I live, work, and pay taxes. My life aspirations and goals are no different than those in an opposite-sex relationship. Next year I hope that Oregon will become part of a growing change of equality in this country.

The Time Is Now: An Open Letter to a U.S. Senator

Brian Sims | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Brian Sims

Senator, the same people who voted for me, voted for you, and I am so excited to report that a vast majority of them now support LGBT equality. So too do a majority of your Democratic colleagues.

New Poll Reveals Shift In California Latinos' Thinking On Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.01.2013 | Latino Voices

Republicans hoping to appeal to Latino social conservatism may want to avoid the gay marriage issue. Some 56 percent of California Latinos now sup...

Maryland Venue To Sidestep Gay Discrimination Laws By Axing Wedding Ceremonies?

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

A longtime fixture of the Maryland wedding scene will no longer offer services to couples planning to tie the knot because its owner is opposed to sam...

Rev. Phil Snider Talks Viral Gay Rights Speech and Reading the Bible With Love

Shira Lazar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Shira Lazar

In this exclusive What's Trending interview, Springfield, Mo., preacher Phil Snider speaks out about the story behind his City Council gay rights speech that went viral for its shocking twist ending.

The Paradox of Gay Genes

Simon LeVay | Posted 12.01.2012 | Science
Simon LeVay

One of the commonest questions I get is this: If being gay is genetic, and gay sex doesn't produce children, why don't those genes die out?

Same-Sex Parenting Study Triggers Firestorm

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 06/11/2012 04:59 PM EDT on LiveScience A new study claiming to find disadvantages for...

New Curriculum Focuses On Positive Boy-Girl Relationships

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 07.24.2012 | Education
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Education reform is full of silver bullet ideas. A favorite among some communities is single-gender education. But Richard Fabes, dir...

(Still) The Essential Guide To Same-Sex Weddings

Kathryn Hamm | Posted 06.03.2012 | Weddings
Kathryn Hamm

The love note I penned to my partner inside the first edition copy of "The Essential Guide to Gay and Lesbian Weddings" in December of 1995 was inspired by our engagement, and reveals that I had finally found a source for knowledgeable answers to our questions.

Dustin Lance Black Takes to YouTube for Historic Prop 8 Play (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.08.2012 | Impact
Shira Lazar

Academy Award Winner Dustin Lance Black stopped by the What's Trending studio to talk about his new play, 8, that premiered live on YouTube and his su...

George Rekers iIs Completely Heterosexual

Roy Zimmerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Roy Zimmerman

Another rabid, virulent anti-gay activist turns out to be gay. The question becomes, "How do you know when a rabid, virulent anti-gay activist is, in fact gay?" And the answer is, "Well, duh!"