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What Women Want

Robin Koerner | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Feminism is about enabling women to have what they choose. But women choose to feel like women - to experience the delectable polarity of the female and the male, and that requires a culture that empowers, and celebrates, both.

Here, Kitty, Kitty - It's Time for Change

Judge Kemp | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Judge Kemp

On the verge of my 50th birthday and with all the fear-inducing cancer-metastasizing now luckily behind me, I'm done. I'm not afraid anymore.

Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: John Corigliano and David Del Tredici

Daniel Asia | Posted 09.06.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

Why should one care if it is a lesbian or gay, as opposed to a straight man or woman who prefers coffee to tea, who writes a great work? In regards to how music qua music is to be evaluated it shouldn't, and doesn't, matter in the least.

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

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 08.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

Reading live from my blog about growing up with two moms, Two-and-a-half-women.tumblr.com....

How My Son Told Me He Was Gay

Barbara Greenberg | Posted 05.24.2014 | Parents
Barbara Greenberg

A conversation with your gay teen does not end after an acceptance of their sexual choices. They, too, need help getting out of complicated relationships and negotiating all of the tricky aspects of relationships.

Author of 'Far From the Tree' Not Always Close to the Truth

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 05.13.2014 | Books
Neil S. Greenspan

Andrew Solomon is the author of the positively-reviewed, quite popular, and award-winning book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search f...

Quad Dating

Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown | Posted 04.01.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin DeBacker and Eric Brown

This is why we quad date, which is really just dating other duos -- a girl and her gay best friend -- but the word 'quad' is more fun. Put it this way, it's like going to the movies with your best friend: You can whisper to each other during the show, and then analyze it after.

Gay Men, Straight Marriages: The Lost Generation

William Dameron | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices
William Dameron

I have heard from many closeted gay men who are in long term marriages to women. They are part of a generation that has been left behind by the progression in public opinion towards gays and trapped in a time warp that prevents them from making a change.

Are 'Heteroflexible' and 'Homoflexible' Shades of 'Bisexual'?

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Labels work great when you're writing a book, giving a presentation or explaining to others who you are. But the truth is that these labels are limiting and only box people in, restricting what they are and can become.

Christianism at Its Worst: Faux Christianity Revealed

Stephanie Mott | Posted 02.15.2014 | Religion
Stephanie Mott

If there were as many Christians in this world as there are people who call themselves Christian, it would be a different world, indeed. But the world is filled with rich men trying to drag their affluence through the eyes of needles, and innocent children dying of starvation.

Better to Be Straight If You Can

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I asked my lesbian mother whether she would prefer if I turned out gay or straight. We were in my loft bed: a private place at the top of the world, perfect for a hushed conversation like this. I was aware of the topic's sensitivity and I knew I'd put her in a bind.

LOOK: Gay Men And Women Reveal Their Awkward 'Straight Years'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices

For many gay people, the years they spent (attempting) to live a "straight" life in the straight world were not pretty ones. Whether it was the mu...

Turning the Tables: Do People 'Choose' to Be Straight? Is Being Straight a 'Lifestyle Choice'?

Murray Lipp | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Murray Lipp

Within the context of discrimination, one of the most used "weapons" of those against equality is the notion that people "choose" to have a homosexual orientation. It is important to challenge this myth, because it forms a key part of opposition to equal rights for gay and lesbian people.

Broadway Shocker: The Great White Way May Never Be the Same

Steve Young | Posted 08.11.2013 | Comedy
Steve Young

Barry Goldberg, a backup dancer and singer on the Great White Way, has revealed that he is heterosexual, shattering one of the last great barriers in professional musical theater.

Married Woman Fell In Love With Female Best Friend

HuffPost Live | Posted 06.24.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Mixed-orientation marriage, where one partner is gay, the other straight, is a topic that rarely comes up in the gay marriage debate. And though these...

Why All Marriage Should Be Declared Unconstitutional and What It Should Be Replaced With

Mark Olmsted | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

A celebration of the love of two people should always be permitted and will always be desired. No one is suggesting the suppression of that aspect of marriage. But legal recognition by the state should be exclusively under a different set of "Plus One" laws.

Finding Common Ground Between Sexuality and Spirituality

Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.20.2013 | Religion
Antonia Blumberg

If religious, spiritual, activist and LGBT organizations, alike, are invested in nurturing a sustainable and fulfilling future, they have only to gain from providing the fodder for common ground.

The Wisdom of Circular Thinking

Donna Henes | Posted 07.23.2012 | Healthy Living
Donna Henes

The circle of time, the celestial cycles, the round of the seasons, surrounds us and encompasses us. All there is, was, and will be exists within its ...

For The Love Of God: LGBTQ Allies In Faith

Nancy Cronk | Posted 12.24.2011 | Religion
Nancy Cronk

Being a compassionate human being is not the same as endorsing, condoning, or encouraging one sexual orientation over another. It is about compassion and justice.

Homosexuality as Population Control? Why Gays & Lesbians Are Essential to the Balance of Nature.

G. Roger Denson | Posted 05.08.2013 | World
G. Roger Denson

Even without a causal link established between homosexuality and population management, the obvious reduction in population growth attributable to homosexuality by itself indubitably works to preserve the species.

New Xbox LIVE Policy: 'Gay' And 'Bi' Allowed In Player Names

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Xbox LIVE gamers can now use the words "gay,""straight," "lesbian," "bi," and "transgender" in their nicknames and profiles. Previously, Microsoft, Xb...

Straight Ex-Spouses: Legalize Gay Marriage

Washington Post | Theresa Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the debate over legalizing same-sex marriage in the District grows louder and more polarized, there are people whose support for the proposal is pe...

Richard Cohen: Gay-To-Straight 'Therapist' Spars With Rachel Maddow (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Adam J. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Richard Cohen claims he has helped thousands of people come out of ... homosexuality. His work has drawn the ire of the LGBT community, and has als...

Why Marriage Matters (to Straights and Gays Alike)

Robert Fuller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Fuller

Nothing quite holds our feet to the fire like marriage. That's why, when it comes to relationships, it's deemed the gold standard.

Polyamory: The Newest Sexual Trend

newsweek.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Polyamory--relationships with multiple, mutually consenting partners--has a coming-out party....