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Dear World, The LGBTQ Community Isn't Afraid

Zac Thompson | Posted 06.16.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Arielle Scarcella has taken to YouTube to show the world that LGBT people stand strong after Orlando. As the heart of the world's LGBT community continues to bleed, the message is loud and clear: united love is resilient and strong.

10 Celebrities Who Nonchalantly Sashayed Out Of The Closet Like It Was No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Twenty years ago, if a celebrity was brave enough to come out of the closet, it was a huge event and usually involved some sort of harrowing confessio...

Come Out, Come Out Wherever You Are

Tom Judson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Tom Judson

Polls have continuously shown that people who know homosexuals personally are more supportive of gay rights. Here's a news flash for you: everyone knows a homosexual.

Cardinal O'Brien And The Vatican: Sex, Power And The Corruption Of The Closet

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

While many people are forced to be remain closeted in a still often homophobic society, the closet nonetheless should never be seen as a healthy place. It suffocates its occupants and, when combined with power, has them victimizing many others.

My Gay Dad Is A Registered Sex Offender, And I Still Love Him

Mark Daniel Snyder | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark Daniel Snyder

Though I can't make excuses for some of the things my father did, I can find compassion in my heart to help me understand his struggle to come to terms with his sexuality.

Why Do We Wait To Come Out?

Zinnia Jones | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Zinnia Jones

Even after we've come to understand who we are and become truly comfortable with ourselves, that final leap to public openness can still be daunting, no matter how much time we've had to prepare.

25 Celebrity Coming Out Stories That Shocked The World

The Huffington Post | Noah Michelson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

"Star Trek" actor Zachary Quinto's coming out as gay via a profile in New York magazine made a lot of noise this weekend. Even in 2011, with the r...

40 Years Old and All I Get is This Damn Rainbow Flag?

Michael DeJong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael DeJong

The modern "Gay Rights Movement" has had and still has racism, classism, misogyny, ageism, and trans-phobia at its core.