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Noah Michelson
Noah Michelson is the Executive Editor of Queer 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

Número de americanos que dizem já ter feito sexo gay dobrou nos últimos 20 anos

(0) Comments | Posted June 27, 2016 | 9:49 PM

Parece que provar o sexo LGBT está ficando cada vez mais popular — bom, pelo menos, mais pessoas agora estão dispostas a admitirem ter tido encontros sexuais com pessoas do mesmo sexo.

De acordo com um estudo publicado na quarta no Archives of Sexual Behavior, o...

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106 Things You Can Do To Bring About The Queer Revolution

(0) Comments | Posted June 22, 2016 | 11:43 AM

When tragedy strikes, how does a community recover? And how do we prevent another one from happening? When "thoughts and prayers" just aren't enough, what else is there? In a world where it seems less and less makes sense every day...

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¿Qué ocurre si es cierto que el asesino de Orlando era gay?

(1) Comments | Posted June 18, 2016 | 10:10 AM

¿Qué se hace cuando se sabe que el hombre que ha matado a 49 personas -la mayoría de ellos homosexuales y de color- y que ha herido a otras 53 en un local gay puede haber sido un asiduo del pub y se le ha visto utilizar aplicaciones para ligar...

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만약 올랜도 난사범이 정말로 게이라면 우리는 무엇을 해야 하나?

(1) Comments | Posted June 16, 2016 | 2:58 PM

게이 나이트클럽에서 거의 전부 유색 인종이었던 성소수자 49명을 죽이고 53명을 다치게 한 남성이 오래 전부터 그 클럽에 다니던 사람이었다면, 그리고 게이 섹스 앱에서 목격된 적이 있다면?

미국 현대사에서 가장 끔찍하고 슬펐던 순간이 더욱 끔찍하고 슬퍼지려 하고 있다.

우리는 이번 사건이 증오, 극단주의, 정신 질환, 너무 느슨한 총기 규제...

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People Are Flipping Out About This Store For Adult Baby Fetishes

(0) Comments | Posted June 16, 2016 | 12:20 PM

A new store that caters to people with adult baby fetishes is drawing outrage in a Chicago suburb.

Tykables, which opened its flagship store in Mount Prospect, Illinois, in April 2016, markets itself as the first "AB/DL (Adult Baby/Diaper Lover) product manufacturer to offer a real...

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What Do We Do If The Orlando Shooter Really Was Gay?

(0) Comments | Posted June 14, 2016 | 6:36 PM

What happens when it's revealed that the man who killed 49 queer people -- most of them queer people of color -- and wounded 53 others at a queer nightclub might have been a longtime patron of that club and that he was spotted on gay sex...

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지금은 2016년이다. 아직도 두 남성의 키스는 충격적이고 무서운 것이다

(1) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 8:31 PM

나는 올랜도의 퀴어 클럽에서 총기 난사가 일어났다는 전화를 받고 잠에서 깼다. 텔레비전을 통해 실종된 아들의 어머니가 클럽 앞 거리에서 흐느끼는 것을 보았다. 트위터에서는 정치인들과 셀러브리티들이 기도를 한다고 했다. 총기 규제를 요구하는 사람들도 있었다. 이슬람 탓을 하는 사람들도 있었다. 정치적 올바름을 비난하는 사람들도 있었다.

범인이 ISIS에 대한 충성을 맹세했다고는...

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En 2016, parece que a algunos les da miedo que dos hombres se besen

(5) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 1:39 PM

El domingo por la mañana me despertó una llamada en la que me avisaron de que había tenido lugar un tiroteo en un pub gay de Orlando (Estados Unidos). Los detalles eran escasos y llegaban -y siguen llegando- con cuentagotas, pero lo que sí que sabemos es que...

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Estamos em 2016, e ver dois homens se beijando ainda é espantoso e assustador

(2) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 12:45 PM

Acordei na manhã de domingo (12) com um telefonema me contando que um massacre tinha acontecido num clube gay em Orlando. As informações ainda eram e são incompletas, mas o que sabemos é que um homem na casa dos 20 anos matou 50 pessoas e feriu pelo menos...

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On est en 2016, et il y a encore des gens choqués de voir deux hommes s'embrasser

(4) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 9:31 AM

Le simple fait d'exister est toujours un acte radical -et très dangereux- pour les homosexuels.

Des amis et des parents se serrent dans les bras devant le commissariat d'Orlando, en Floride, pendant l'enquête sur le massacre du Pulse, qui a fait une cinquantaine de...

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셀럽과 정치인들이 올랜도 게이클럽 총기난사에 애도를 보내고 있다

(0) Comments | Posted June 13, 2016 | 1:05 AM

셀러브리티들과 정치인들, 그리고 주요 퀴어 커뮤니티들이 트위터를 통해 플로리다주 올랜도의 게이클럽 '펄스'에서의 총기난사 사건을 추모했다. 50명 넘는 사망자가 발생했고, 부상자는 최소 54명으로 파악되고 있다.

미드 '오렌지 이즈 더 뉴 블랙'의 배우 레아 델라리아는 비참한 심경을 전했고, 가수 애덤 램버트나 스포츠 레전드 존 아메치 같은 이들은 보다 강력한 총기규제를 촉구했다.

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It's 2016 And Two Men Kissing Is Still A Stunning, Terrifying Sight

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2016 | 11:24 AM

I woke up this morning to a call telling me that a mass shooting had taken place at a queer club in Orlando. The details were -- and still are -- few and far between, but what we do know is that a 20-something man killed 50 people...

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Celebrities And Politicians React To Mass Shooting At Queer Orlando Nightclub

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2016 | 9:10 AM

Celebrities, politicians and prominent members of the queer community reacted on Twitter to the mass shooting at Pulse, an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday morning that killed 50 people and injured at least 53 more.

Some, like Lea DeLaria of "Orange is the New Black," spoke of...

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Demi Lovato Opens Up About Her Sexuality

(0) Comments | Posted June 11, 2016 | 10:04 AM

Demi Lovato set tongues wagging and rumors circulating last summer when she released her hit "Cool For The Summer," which most people assumed was about her desire to sleep with another woman.

The pop star played coy then about her intentions...

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'Real O'Neals' Star Noah Galvin Apologizes For 'Brazen And Hurtful' Interview

(0) Comments | Posted June 9, 2016 | 8:23 PM

"The Real O'Neals" star Noah Galvin apologized on Twitter Thursday night for his controversial comments about Hollywood and the queer community that appeared in an interview on earlier in the day.

"The entire interview I gave to Vulture has hurt the LGBTQ community...

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Bobby Brown Claims Whitney Houston Was Bisexual

(0) Comments | Posted June 8, 2016 | 2:19 PM

For years rumors have circulated about Whitney Houston's sexuality and now Bobby Brown is claiming they were true.

US Weekly reports that in the singer's new memoir, Every Little Step, Houston's ex-husband confirms that the late pop star was bisexual.

“I know,”...

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Dolly Parton Tramples Trans Bathroom Bigotry In Just 14 Seconds

(0) Comments | Posted June 7, 2016 | 8:58 AM

Dolly Parton is offering her support to the trans community in the midst of ongoing targeting and persecution related to so-called "bathroom bills."

While speaking with CNN Money, the country music superstar needed just a few seconds to address the controversy surrounding North Carolina's House Bill 2, a bill signed into law in March by Governor Pat McCrory, which prohibits trans people from using public restrooms that correspond with their gender identity.

"I think everybody should be treated with respect," Parton says in a video posted late last week. "I don’t judge people and I try not to get too caught up in the controversy of things. I hope that everybody gets a chance to be who and what they are," she added.

Parton, who, unlike acts like Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato, did not cancel her recent North Carolina stop on her Pure and Simple tour, also noted, "I just know if I have to pee, I’m going to pee — I don’t care where it’s going to be."

North Carolina has been ground zero for protests by musical acts, politicians, businesses and others since HB2 passed over two months ago. Not only is the law bringing in bad press for the state, a study by the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law found that HB2 could cost North Carolina up to $5 billion a year if it isn’t...

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YouTube Star Alexis G. Zall Celebrates Her 18th Birthday By Coming Out

(0) Comments | Posted June 6, 2016 | 3:31 PM

Alexis G. Zall just celebrated her birthday by coming out of the closet.

The YouTube star has a tradition of creating a video each year featuring tips she's learned and she always includes the same number of tips as years she's lived.

For her 18th birthday, which she celebrated on June 6, Zall offered her more than 1 million subscribers 18 tips, including "the less time I'm on my phone, the happier I am" and "always, always, always invest in nice bras and name-brand tampons." When it came time to reveal her eighth tip, she prefaced it by telling someone off camera, "I'm about to get gay."

She then took a deep breath and announced, "It is totally OK to be a girl who likes girl or a boy who likes boy and me personally, I am a girl who likes girls." She then hilariously added, "did that bitch just come out?" before adorably celebrating the occasion with her friend.

After chanting "gay! gay! gay! gay!" Zall also took a moment to make sure her viewers understand that just because she's coming out as a girl who likes girls, that doesn't mean she's ruling out possibly dating guys. 

Regardless of who she decides to date in the future, we're just happy to have her as part of the family. Congratulations, Alexis! You just gave yourself one hell of a birthday gift, and we're glad we got to share it with...

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