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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

Can A Magic Spell Really Help Your Love Life?

(0) Comments | Posted August 27, 2015 | 8:28 AM

When it comes to love and sex, even the most skeptical amongst us can probably agree there is a certain "je ne sais quois" that is necessary to really make people click.

Some call it chemistry, some call it luck, some call it fate or serendipity --...

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I'm A Gay Man Who Loves Sex (And Here's Why That's Suddenly A Problem)

(409) Comments | Posted August 13, 2015 | 12:38 PM

Oh the hours -- the afternoons! The days! The weekends! -- I have spent looking for and having sex. And oh the incomparable joy it's brought me!

But you're not really that shocked, are you? Of course you're not. After all, gay men have always had a bit of a...

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Want To Have Better Orgasms? Here's What You Need To Know

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 1:40 PM

Imagine being sexually active for your entire adult life and never having an orgasm.

For Loly, a woman in her mid-twenties living in France, that scenario was a reality. Even though she was healthy, sex-positive and actively looking for ways to achieve orgasm, she didn't find a way to do...

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21 σταρ που πιθανώς δεν γνωρίζατε ότι είναι bisexual

(0) Comments | Posted August 12, 2015 | 7:19 AM

Ένας νέος bisexual χαρακτήρας έρχεται στην τηλεόραση.

Ο δημιουργός της σειράς «American Horror Story», Ράιαν Μέρφι, ανακοίνωσε πρόσφατα ότι η Lady Gaga θα παίξει έναν χαρακτήρα που θα συνδέεται με τους ρόλους των ηθοποιών Ματ Μπόμερ και Άντζελα Μπάσετ, σύμφωνα με το

Η απόφαση να γίνει ο χαρακτήρας...

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28 Stars You Probably Didn't Know Are Bisexual

(0) Comments | Posted August 10, 2015 | 9:32 AM

There's a new bisexual character headed to primetime TV.

Ryan Murphy recently announced that Lady Gaga will be playing a character who has relationships with Angela [Bassett] and Matt [Bomer]"on "American Horror Story: Hotel," according to

The decision to make Gaga's character bi is case...

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These Pics Show How Beautiful, Sexy And Just Plain Incredible Swedish Pride Is

(0) Comments | Posted August 3, 2015 | 9:37 AM

Sweden celebrated Pride this past weekend and the Scandinavian country certainly didn't disappoint when it came to showing off how hard it can party.

While many Pride celebrations in the United States are often attended mostly by those in the queer community and its allies, Swedish Pride regularly draws...

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Everything You Want To Know About Anal Sex (But Are Too Afraid To Ask)

(1) Comments | Posted July 28, 2015 | 12:39 PM

Anal sex is not a new thing.

As long as people have roamed this fair planet, we've been putting body parts and other assorted items in each other's rectums.

What is new is what appears to be an uptick in those of us who are willing...

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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

(182) 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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