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Noah Michelson
Noah Michelson is the Executive Editor of Gay Voices at The Huffington Post. Noah received his MFA in poetry from New York University, and his poems have been featured in The New Republic, The Best American Erotic Poetry from 1800 to the Present, and other publications. Before joining The Huffington Post, Noah served as Senior Editor at Out magazine, and he has also contributed to Details and Blackbook and served as a commentator on CNN, BBC, Fusion, 'Inside Edition' and Sirius XM, among other outlets.

Entries by Noah Michelson

New Series Documents 'Secret Lives' Of Transgender Americans

(0) Comments | Posted July 24, 2015 | 10:14 AM

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live takes a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your queer news round-up in this regular feature titled "QueerView."

New Series Documents 'Secret Lives' Of Transgender Americans
Cayes Jarda gives...

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This Lesbian Is Considered A Father In Indiana (And An Amazing One At That)

(0) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 9:31 AM

It is often said that foster children are amazingly resilient. In this Huffington Post Gay Voices RaiseAChild.US “Let Love Define Family™” series installment, contributing writer David Humiston shares the story of how one couple are continually inspired by the resilience of their five adopted children.

Erika Hile is a father in...

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(1) Comments | Posted July 23, 2015 | 4:00 AM


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트랜스젠더의 의미를 보여주는 92장의 아름다운 사진

(0) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 4:32 PM

지난 여름, 허핑턴포스트 게이보이스 섹션은 트랜스젠더들에게 해시태그 #WhatTransLooksLike(트랜스젠더는 어떻게 생겼나)와 함께 사진을 공유해달라고 요청했다. 트랜스젠더 사회가 얼마나 다양하고 아름다운지를 보여주기 위해서 말이다.

그 결과는 정말 놀라웠다. 많은 사람들이 해시태그 #WhatTransLooksLike에 열광했고, 한 번 더 이 캠페인을 해달라는 요청도 수도 없이 받았다.

그래서 게이보이스팀은 한 번 더 #WhatTransLooksLike...

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92 magnifiques photos qui montrent la réalité des transgenres

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2015 | 11:01 AM

L'été dernier, HuffPost Gay Voices a demandé aux personnes transgenres de partager des photos d'eux-mêmes sur Twitter en utilisant le hashtag #WhatTransLooksLike afin de montrer à quel point la communauté trans est diversifiée et belle.

Nous avons été absolument estomaqués par la réponse que nous avons reçue. En fait, les...

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92 Gorgeous Photos That Show What It Really Means To Be Trans

(2) Comments | Posted July 17, 2015 | 6:59 AM


Last summer, HuffPost Gay Voices asked transgender people to share photos of themselves on Twitter using the hashtag #WhatTransLooksLike in an effort to show just how diverse -- and beautiful! -- the trans community is.

We were absolutely gobsmacked by the response we received. In fact, people...

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Here's How You Can Help LGBTQ Communities Around The Country

(0) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 12:56 PM

Get ‘em while they’re hottt! This week BLgT USA is launching a BLgT product line in the form of an IndieGoGo campaign to fund the remaining portion of the 50-state BLgT USA tour. Thus far, we’ve stopped in 23 states and DC, partnering with local restaurants and organizations to...

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Why Are People Paying To Find Intimacy In A Room Full Of Strangers?

(1) Comments | Posted July 16, 2015 | 8:45 AM

Isn't it ironic that the more connected technology makes us, the more isolated many of us feel? Searching for intimacy in the 21st century -- especially intimacy that isn't tethered to a sexual encounter -- can seem like an impossible task that leaves us frustrated and even lonelier than we were...

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Gay Men's Chorus Of Los Angeles Covers Britney Spears 'Work Bitch'

(7) Comments | Posted June 30, 2015 | 11:50 AM

When you think of a performance of a gay men's chorus, you probably don't think of Britney Spears tunes.

But maybe you should... at least when you think of the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles.

The group recently performed the pop star's 2013 hit "Work...

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Queer People Show Their Love In Photos With #WeAreWhatLoveLooksLike

(13) Comments | Posted June 27, 2015 | 9:06 AM

It almost seems like a dream but it isn't: last week the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal in every single state in this fine country.

To celebrate the historic decision, we asked our incredible readers to share on Twitter photos of themselves and the person or people...

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These 21 Words About Sex May Be The Most Important Words Miley Cyrus Has Ever Said

(95) Comments | Posted June 11, 2015 | 10:37 AM

Miley Cyrus is not shy.

You only have to take one look at Paper magazine's NSFW summer music issue to understand that.

The closest thing we've had to a flesh and blood Disney teen princess has grown up and been replaced by a topless (and...

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How Do You Feel About Body Hair?

(123) Comments | Posted June 8, 2015 | 12:37 PM

Today has been dubbed the first annual #BodyHairDay.

Writing for Bustle, Erin McKelle Fischer, who coined the holiday, notes:

If you’re a woman who has ever had hairy legs or not shaved your underarms for a month, you know how much stigma exists around women...

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Ne-Yo Responds To Website's Claim That Caitlyn Jenner Inspired Him To Come Out As Gay

(209) Comments | Posted June 6, 2015 | 10:06 AM

Ne-Yo has responded to a report alleging that he was recently inspired to come out as gay after learning about Caitlyn Jenner's journey.

In an article published earlier this week, the site quoted the R&B singer as stating:

"Bruce [sic] Jenner really...
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11 Answers To Questions About Sex You've Been Way Too Shy To Ask

(12) Comments | Posted June 4, 2015 | 11:44 AM

What in the world is a "dry orgasm?" Why is MILF porn so unbelievably popular? What should you do when anal sex unexpectedly gets messy (and what can you do to help make sure it doesn't)?

These are just a few of the questions that the HuffPost Love+Sex Podcast is...

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If You're Going To Misgender Caitlyn Jenner, You're Going To Have To Deal With This Bot

(63) Comments | Posted June 2, 2015 | 1:23 PM

Caitlyn Jenner made her debut on the cover of Vanity Fair magazine yesterday and thereby pretty much broke the Internet.

But not everyone was on board with celebrating Caitlyn's arrival. Nickelodeon star Drake Bell tweeted -- and then quickly deleted -- "Sorry, still calling...

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5 Things You Should Consider Before Starting An Open Relationship

(106) Comments | Posted May 28, 2015 | 4:16 PM

From swinging to polyamory, many people are now considering non-mongamous relationships.

Recently, the HuffPost Love+Sex Podcast explored ethical non-monogamy, which is consciously, with agreement and consent from all involved, exploring love and sex with multiple people."

Professor of Human Sexuality Dr. Zhana Vrangalova chatted...

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Jane Fonda Discusses Why She Thought Warren Beatty Was Gay In W Magazine Interview

(216) Comments | Posted May 23, 2015 | 10:24 AM

Everything is coming up gay for Jane Fonda these days.

The legendary 77-year-old actress is currently featured in the new Netflix series "Grace and Frankie," in which she plays a woman whose husband announces he's leaving her for his law partner and best (male) friend.

Perhaps put...

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7 Secrets To Success From A Sugar Baby

(4) Comments | Posted May 18, 2015 | 8:47 PM

Recently, HuffPost Love+Sex podcast hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson dove headfirst into the world of sugar dating, where, typically, successful older men (and sometimes women) -- a.k.a. sugar daddies or sugar mamas -- pay for dates (and often sex) with younger women (and sometimes men) -- a.k.a. sugar babies:

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Why Are An Increasing Number Of College Students Turning To Sex Work?

(104) Comments | Posted May 7, 2015 | 12:02 PM

From New York to Texas, students at some of the country's most elite colleges are diving into "sugar dating."

In this episode of the HuffPost Love+Sex Podcast, hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson look at the popularization of sugar dating -- which typically involves a younger woman entering into...

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Adam Lambert Debuts 'Ghost Town' Video Directed By Hype Williams

(17) Comments | Posted April 29, 2015 | 10:53 AM

Just days after dropping the lyric video for his new single "Ghost Town," Adam Lambert just released the official video for the track -- and it's HOT.

Speaking with E! News, Lambert said the clip, shot in black and white by famed video director Hype Williams,...

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