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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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People Who Identify As Femme Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatFemmeLooksLike

(40) Comments | Posted September 27, 2014 | 8:39 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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Yes, I Have a Dick Pic and Here's Why I'm Not Ashamed of It

(211) Comments | Posted September 26, 2014 | 9:28 AM

As you probably already know (and I'm guessing many of you saw), several weeks ago a handful of Hollywood actresses watched in horror as intimate photos that had been stolen from their computers were released into the wilderness of the Internet.

More recently, after actress

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Journée de la bisexualité 2014: 28 célébrités bisexuelles (PHOTOS)

(1) Comments | Posted September 23, 2014 | 10:28 AM

Bonne journée de la bisexualité!

Aujourd'hui, mardi 23 septembre, c'est la journée dédiée à la célébration de la bisexualité. Et comme l'indique BisexualWeek.com:

Le 23 septembre est une journée de conscience internationale ayant pour objectif de combattre l'invisibilité des bisexuels. Lancée en 1999, cette journée est marquée...

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A Look At 28 Celebrities Who Are Bisexual In Honor Of Celebrate Bisexuality Day 2014

(172) Comments | Posted September 23, 2014 | 9:09 AM

Happy Celebrate Bisexuality Day!

Today, September 23, is the one day every year specifically dedicated to celebrating our bisexual friends. We've teamed up with BiNet USA, GLAAD and a slew of other organizations to "help draw draw attention to the public policy concerns of bisexual people while also...

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Yes, It Does Matter If Jonathan Bennett Is Gay And Out of the Closet or Not, And Here's Why

(258) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 10:03 AM

Earlier this week, "Dancing With The Stars" judge Julianne Hough was discussing "Mean Girls" star and DWTS contestant Jonathan Bennett on "Extra" with host Mario Lopez.

"[Bennett] tweeted me last year and said, like, I had a nice butt, but he also tagged my trainer," she said. "And...

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Lowell Talks New Album, Killing Her Stripper Persona, Sara V., And More

(3) Comments | Posted September 16, 2014 | 10:19 AM

In a world where it feels like all an artist now needs to get tagged as "the next big thing" in music is a savvy social media team, it's refreshing when someone comes along who actually has the talent and the tracks to justify the claim.

Canadian singer-songwriter Lowell, 22,...

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Queer Families Share Photos Of Themselves For #MyQueerFamily

(10) Comments | Posted September 13, 2014 | 9:23 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.

For queer people,...

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QueerView, Round-Up Of Queer News, For September 12 2014

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

Each week HuffPost Gay Voices and HuffPost Live will take a look back at some of the biggest queer news stories from the past week. Check back every Friday for your QueerView news round-up.

How Schools Teach Kids To Be Prejudiced
Josh discusses how some schools are influencing their...

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I Love Westboro Baptist Church and Here's Why You Should Too

(107) Comments | Posted September 9, 2014 | 9:51 AM

The Westboro Baptist Church is coming to New York City to protest The Huffington Post (and a handful of other media outlets) for protecting and promoting the queer agenda and I couldn't be more excited.

As they noted in their most recent janky, low budget...

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Davey Wavey Releases 'Watch Straight Guys Pick Their Buttholes From A Lineup'

(14) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 2:53 PM

(Note: The above video contains language which may not be suitable for work or other sensitive environments)

Do you know what your butthole looks like?

This is what popular YouTube vlogger Davey Wavey wanted to know, so he lined up five straight men to determine if they could recognize their...

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「トランスジェンダーってこんな感じ」と、自撮り写真を公表してくれたことに敬意を表したい(画像)

(0) Comments | Posted September 2, 2014 | 11:43 PM

「クイア」(レズビアン、ゲイ、バイセクシュアル、トランスセクシュアル、トランスジェンダーなど、性的マイノリティーを包括する総称)と呼ばれる人々が、主流メディアや社会で取り上げられることが増えてきている。

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우리와 함께 살아가는 트랜스젠더들의 얼굴(사진)

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2014 | 10:57 PM

동성애자들은 주류 미디어와 사회에서 점점 더 자신의 솔직한 모습을 내보이고 있다. 하지만 그런 이미지가 모든 동성애자를 대변하는 것은 아니다.


이를테면 트랜스젠더가 그렇다. 트랜스젠더들은 다른 LGBT 커뮤니티의 소수자들에 비해 관심을 덜 받거나 조금 숨겨져 있었던 게 사실이다. 일반 대중과 LGBT 커뮤니티가 트랜스젠더에 대해 갖고 있는 고정된 이미지들에 대해...

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Transgender People Share Photos Of Themselves For #WhatTransLooksLike

(134) 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

(83) 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.

laverne cox

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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