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Renee Zellweger Hasn't Ruled Out A Same-Sex 'Bridget Jones' Romance

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.08.2016 | Queer Voices

Renee Zellweger reprises her iconic role in “Bridget Jones’s Baby,” the third installment of the smash rom-com series which finds her character ...

Meryl Streep Opens Up About The Queer People Who Changed Her Life

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.09.2016 | Queer Voices

Meryl Streep credits both a gay man and a transgender person with leaving an indelible mark on her record-breaking Hollywood career. The Oscar-winni...

Homophobes and Transphobes Are Destroying America

Ace Robinson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Ace Robinson

In the course of a day, nearly all LGBTQIA people in this country must be aware that their identity and even their sole existence may endanger their personal safety.

Killing Queers in Indiana

J. Patrick Redmond | Posted 04.27.2016 | Queer Voices
J. Patrick Redmond

In 1986 Robbie Palmer was murdered in rural Indiana, his body dumped in a farm field drainage ditch, left there to rot, a carcass for the turtles and wildlife to eat. His murder took place long before anyone knew the name Matthew Shepard.

Clinton's Statement on LGBT Rights Shows Her Trust in the Decency of Americans

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 12.18.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

With this policy statement Hillary Clinton has made a commitment to continue to fight for equality and use the power of the Presidency to accomplish that goal. She is also putting her belief on the line that the American people will join her in that effort.

Has the World Finally Caught Up With Madonna?

David Toussaint | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Toussaint

It's not always easy being a Madonna fan. Her occasional slip-ups notwithstanding -- even I cringe at the opening lines to Rebel Heart's "S.E.X." -- the real challenge is listening to and reading the criticism that's been riding the Queen of Pop's coattails for 30 years.

'Out 100' Responses Are Telling and Useful

David Michael Conner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Michael Conner

Of course, newsstand magazines can be expected to put attractive -- impossibly attractive, computer-altered -- models on the cover. But with reader reactions being what they are, maybe it's time to reconsider how our community is framing itself.

R-E-S-P-E-C-T And Why Queers Don't Quite Have It Yet

Kelsie Brynn Jones | Posted 07.01.2016 | Queer Voices
Kelsie Brynn Jones

Marches now seem like a distant memory, replaced by fabulous and colorful processions parading through mainly business districts and streets. They are corporate sponsored, very straight-friendly and largely white.

Most Memorable Magazine Covers Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.25.2014 | Media

Though 2014 proved to be another troubling year for the print industry, Americans remained as transfixed by magazine covers as ever. While today on...

Winning the Right to .GAY: a Global Call to Action

Anne Stockwell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anne Stockwell

Within the next two weeks, the governing body of the Internet will rule on who gets to operate the new domain .GAY. I'm concerned that this decision is about to go badly for LGBT people.

After a Man Is Set Ablaze, a Community Comes Together

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Victor M. Feraru

This hero nearly lost his life serving his country, and that should have been enough. Instead he sits in intensive care after having been set ablaze in a downtown Greensboro, North Carolina, hotel room. His condition is listed as critical.

Magazine Names Vladimir Putin 'Person of the Year'

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 11.07.2014 | Media

The Advocate has named Russian president Vladimir Putin its "Person of the Year." "Driving the governmental, religious, and popular disdain for gay...

GMHC to Advocate: Amidst Transition, Still on the Front Lines of the Fight

Myron Sulzberger Rolfe | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Myron Sulzberger Rolfe

As the nation's oldest provider of HIV/AIDS care, prevention services and advocacy, we know that everyone in our community has a stake in a strong GMHC. We understand that, in selecting new leadership, now is an important moment in GMHC's history.

Settlement Is Not Admission of Guilt in New Orleans Flooding during Katrina

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Put very simply, a $20 million settlement, given to those with expectations of at least $20 billion, would be roughly equivalent to getting 2 pennies on an expectation $20.

'We Made This Family': End-of-Life Care in the LGBT Community

Jeanne Dennis | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeanne Dennis

The health care team's sensitivity to identity -- of individual and family -- can mean the difference between achieving a "good death," in which a person's wishes are followed to the end, and a death that is especially difficult, painful, prolonged or leaves a great deal of unresolved feelings in its wake.

Pope Francis, Man of the Year? Not Yet

Michele Somerville | Posted 02.19.2014 | Religion
Michele Somerville

Pope Francis may well be what he seems but it can not be denied that this pope is made-to-order. It is only by cutting through the 'spin' that we can know how genuine Francis and the change with which he being credited actually are.

Not an Advocate: An Open, Angry Letter Concerning the Pope as LGBT Ally

Simon Moritz | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Simon Moritz

Every definition of both "activism" and "advocate" requires intentional work in the service of a goal. The pope is neither activist nor advocate.

No, Pope Francis Is Not the LGBT Person of the Year

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Little boys and girls in Catholic schools all across the world are still being taught that homosexuality is "intrinsically disordered." And Catholic teachers have been removed from jobs simply for exercising their rights as gay Americans. I haven't heard the pope weigh in or stop it, while many other people are actually fighting the fight for them.

Which 'Hunger Games' Character Might Be Gay?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Elizabeth Banks is a very busy woman. Aside from appearing in some of the most loved series on television, such as "30 Rock" and "Modern Family," ...

Bi Media Lags Behind Ls, Gs And Ts

Ron Suresha | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ron Suresha

Now that statistical data verify that the number of bisexually identified persons, as well as the count of persons who behave bisexually, has been vastly underestimated, it is clear to bi activists that this population is extremely underrepresented and underserved in national LGBTQ media.

Pink: 'I Was An Honorary Lesbian'

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Pink has never been shy about expressing her love for her lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) fans, but now, the pop superstar is speaking a...

Zac Efron: 'I'm Incredibly Honored' By My Gay Fanbase

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Zac Efron has been the subject of many gay men's admiration (and speculation) in the blogosphere -- not that he minds, of course. In a new intervi...

Richard Noble, a Man You Should Know

David Duran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
David Duran

Richard Noble reflects on his journey of being the first "out" gay man to walk across the country, covering 10 states and more than 2,700 miles in 15 months.

Obama Endorsed By LGBT Magazine

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 07.06.2012 | Politics

The country's oldest LGBT magazine issued its first presidential endorsement in decades on Friday, throwing its support behind President Barack Obama ...

What Were These College Newspaper Editors Thinking?

Posted 04.12.2012 | College

What were they thinking? Some college newspaper editors have been facing criticism recently after publishing content meant to be satire that pushed...