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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.

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Transgender People Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatTransLooksLike

(17) Comments | Posted August 30, 2014 | 10:21 AM

Even though queer people are gaining more and more visibility in mainstream media and society, that doesn't mean that the images we're presented with are always accurate or fully representative of who we really are and how we live our lives. And sometimes we're still disappointingly absent, especially when it...

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Lady Gaga Joins Queen On Stage In Australia

(6) Comments | Posted August 27, 2014 | 1:35 PM

Some queer dreams came true the other night when Lady Gaga joined Queen on stage in Australia.

The band, currently being fronted by "American Idol" alum Adam Lambert, is in the middle of a tour on the southern continent.

According to Pink News, Gaga took to the stage on...

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Larry Kramer On 'The Normal Heart' And His Reputation For Being 'A Screamer'

(5) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 3:55 PM

"The Normal Heart," originally a Tony-award winning play by iconic gay activist Larry Kramer, reached a brand new audience when it appeared on HBO as a film directed by Ryan Murphy earlier this year.

Now, in honor of the film's release on DVD and Blu-Ray tomorrow, August 26,...

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Matt Bomer To Guest Star On 'American Horror Story: Freak Show'

(3) Comments | Posted August 25, 2014 | 2:47 PM

News and trailers for the next season of "American Horror Story" continue to leak and the latest update might be our favorite yet.

According to Entertainment Weekly, Matt Bomer will join the cast of the spooky FX series as a guest star on an upcoming episode.

"AHS" creator...

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People Who Identify As Bears Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatABearLooksLike

(82) Comments | Posted August 24, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Though queer people are gaining more and more visibility in mainstream media and society, that doesn't mean that the images we're presented with are always accurate or fully representative of who we really are and how we live our lives. And sometimes we're still disappointingly absent, especially when it comes...

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Laverne Cox Discusses 'OITNB' In V Magazine

(7) Comments | Posted August 23, 2014 | 7:29 AM

Laverne Cox's reign over the media is nowhere near over.

The latest magazine lucky enough to snag the Emmy-nominated trans actress and activist is V, which tapped Casey Spooner to photograph her for its fall issue.

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According to a...

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Andy Butler Of Hercules And Love Affair Discusses 'My Offence' (VIDEO)

(4) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 9:02 AM

(Note: The above video contains language that may not be appropriate for work or other sensitive environments.)

Controversy recently erupted after Hercules and Love Affair released a video for its track "My Offence."

The song, which is featured on the queer music project's third album, "The Feast of the...

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People Who Identify As Bisexual Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatBiLooksLike

(50) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 8:59 AM

Though queer people are gaining more and more visibility in mainstream media and society, that doesn't mean that the images we're presented with are always accurate or representative of who we really are and how we live our lives. And sometimes we're still disappointingly absent, especially when it comes to...

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People Who Identify As Butch Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatButchLooksLike

(82) Comments | Posted August 9, 2014 | 7:53 AM

Though queer people are gaining more and more visibility in mainstream media and society, that doesn't mean that the images we're presented with are always accurate or representative of who we really are and how we live our lives. And sometimes we're still disappointingly absent, especially when it comes to...

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Stockholm's LGBT Pride Parade Was Bigger -- And Sexier -- Than Ever!

(14) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 12:47 PM

The Stockholm Pride Parade rolled through Sweden's capital city on Saturday, August 2, and it was bigger than ever.

According to an email sent to The Huffington Post from Visit Stockholm, 153 groups and floats were seen by a record-breaking 600,000-plus people. This year also marked the...

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Gay Rapper Cazwell Gets 'Sprung' In Sexy New Video

(7) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 10:32 AM

He's got "no selfie control," he's seen Beyonce at Burger King, and now Cazwell is getting "sprung."

The gay rapper just released the video for "Sprung," a single featured on his upcoming release, "Hard 2 B Fresh," due out in October.

The clip was directed by...

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Supermodel Andreja Pejic outet sich als Transgender

(0) Comments | Posted July 25, 2014 | 12:18 PM

Supermodel Andreja Pejic, zuvor als Andrej Pejic bekannt, hat sich als Transgender geoutet.

Die LGBT-Organisation GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) hat in einer E-Mail an die Huffington Post geschrieben, dass Pejic "von nun an ausschließlich für Frauenprodukte modeln" werde und "von Freunden, Familie und Model-Agentur große Unterstützung"...

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Super Model Andreja Pejic Comes Out As Transgender

(125) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 8:29 PM

Super model Andreja Pejic, formerly known as Andrej Pejic, has come out as transgender.

A statement emailed to The Huffington Post by GLAAD notes, Pejic "will only be modeling women's clothing going forward and has received support from her agency, friends and family."

Pejic, who previously...

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Lila Shapiro, Gay Voices Reporter, Wins Sarah Pettit Memorial LGBT Journalist Of The Year Award

(2) Comments | Posted July 24, 2014 | 2:07 PM

We're celebrating!

Reporter Lila Shapiro, who has served as the Gay Voices reporter for two and a half years, has, for the second year in a row, been named the Sarah Pettit Memorial LGBT Journalist of the Year award winner by the National Lesbian and Gay...

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Tori Amos Covers Mary Lambert's 'She Keeps Me Warm'

(1) Comments | Posted July 19, 2014 | 7:53 AM

Tori Amos just kicked off the North American leg of her "Unrepentant Geraldines" tour and, as she did on the European and South African leg, she's performing several incredible cover songs each night.

After having tackled "Not Gonna Get Us" by "are they or aren't they...

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Debi Jackson, Mother Of Transgender Child, Gives Moving Speech

(343) Comments | Posted July 15, 2014 | 11:43 AM

"My daughter is six years old. She transitioned, which means she changed her outward appearance from male to female and started living full time as her true gender, when she was four. Until that point she was quite a rough and tumble little boy with a buzz cut and a...

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WATCH: Naked Couples Invade Los Angeles For National Nude Day

(39) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 3:53 PM

Whether you knew it or not (or like it or not), today is National Nude Day.

What does that mean? We're not entirely sure.

All we do know is that a bunch of couples of all shapes and sizes, same-sex and opposite-sex, apparently got naked and took downtown Los...

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Tori Amos Goes Under The Covers With Miley Cyrus, Madonna And Metallica

(1) Comments | Posted July 14, 2014 | 12:08 PM

Over the past two decades, singer-songwriter Tori Amos has sold millions of records and racked up eight top 10 albums including her latest, "Unrepentant Geraldines," which she released in May.

But if you've ever seen the piano prodigy live, you understand her true dominion is the stage. Known...

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Laverne Cox Makes History With Emmy Nomination

(16) Comments | Posted July 10, 2014 | 12:28 PM

Actress, activist and all around bad ass Laverne Cox just made history this morning when she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series for her role on the Netflix hit "Orange is the New Black."

Cox, who plays Sophia Burset, is the first openly...

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'Drunktown's Finest' To Premiere At Sundance Institute's Native American Program

(1) Comments | Posted July 9, 2014 | 11:05 AM

Carte Blanche: Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Program will be taking place at New York City's Museum of Modern Art from July 10 - July 21.

As part of the series, Native American and transgender director Sydney Freeland will premiere her film "Drunktown's Finest." The film invites audiences...

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