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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

Yes, Billy Crystal DID Just Make A Homophobic Statement (And Here's Why It Matters)

(694) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 1:52 PM

On Sunday, while promoting his new FX show "The Comedians" at a Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour panel, Billy Crystal was asked about playing a gay role on the ABC show "Soap" in the late '70s and how television has changed since that time.

In his response,...

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Billy Crystal: Gay Scenes On TV Sometimes 'Too Much For Me' (UPDATED)

(932) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 3:33 PM

Billy Crystal was one of the first actors to play a gay character on television, but that doesn't mean he isn't wary of some of the gay content that ends up on the small screen.

The beloved comedian opened up about his feelings regarding the nature of gay scenes on...

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Jason Patrick Set To Host The 'Big Love Weekend' To Benefit God's Love We Deliver

(5) Comments | Posted January 17, 2015 | 9:09 AM

In 2013, Jason Patrick, who is affectionately known by many as Bearded Yogi, held a birthday party that doubled as a fundraiser for God's Love We Deliver, an organization that cooks and delivers meals to over 5,000 people each year in the New York City metropolitan...

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Gay Men Talk About What Their First Time Having Sex Was Like (NSFW)

(31) Comments | Posted January 9, 2015 | 2:36 PM

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

Having sex for the first time often comes with a range of emotions from "whoo hoo!" and "oh hell yeah!" to "uh, what just happened" and "that's it?" to "that's not what I...

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19 Ways Of Looking At Queer Life That Made Us Think Differently In 2014

(2) Comments | Posted December 29, 2014 | 10:36 AM

The end of the year is upon us and we'll be spending the last week of 2014 looking back at some of the biggest, best, worst and most inspiring moments and people of the year.

One of the things we're the proudest of at Gay Voices is our bloggers. Some...

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동성애 광고 '유출' 사태에 대한 타코벨의 입장

(0) Comments | Posted December 28, 2014 | 9:31 PM

이달 초 동성애 컨셉을 쓴 타코벨의 TV 광고가 인터넷에 유출됐다. 광고에는 두 남자가 서로 끌어안는 장면과 동성 결혼식을 올리는 장면이 등장한다.

위 광고 영상에서 두 친구는 간단한 아침을 해결하기 위해 타코벨 매장에 들러 '출근하기 전에 우리가 뭘 할 수 있을까?' 생각한다.

여러 활동 중에서 이들이 만든 같이 할 일의 목록은...

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Taco Bell Responds To 'Leaked' Gay Commercial

(222) Comments | Posted December 28, 2014 | 10:56 AM

Earlier this month a gay-themed television commercial attributed to Taco Bell featuring two men cuddling and a same-sex wedding leaked onto the Internet.

In the clip, which can be seen above, two buddies stop at the fast food chain for a "breakfast pitstop" and then one of them ponders aloud,...

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'Holiday Chandelier' Parody Sets Sia's Hit Music Video At Ikea

(12) Comments | Posted December 27, 2014 | 8:53 AM

Sia's "Chandelier" is arguably one of the most talked about (and best) songs and videos of 2014.

The original, which features the young dancer Maddie Ziegler best known as one of the stars of reality TV show "Dance Moms," was stunning enough on its own but quickly inspired...

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29 Of The Queerest Christmas Songs

(3) Comments | Posted December 25, 2014 | 9:50 AM

It's Christmas!

And you know what that means -- time to celebrate with some of our favorite queer Christmas songs.

Though holiday carols have been around for thousands of years, it wasn't until recently that we finally had a batch of tunes that we could proudly call queer....

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4th Grader Asks Santa For Equality, Writes About Transgender Sister

(30) Comments | Posted December 24, 2014 | 9:04 AM

As much as we love the holidays, with all of the awful headlines we've been confronted with lately, sometimes we can't help but feel a little bit grinchy.

But our foul moods instantly evaporated when the letter below showed up in our inbox.

santa letter


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40 Stars Who Have Faced Gay Rumors

(27) Comments | Posted December 19, 2014 | 8:40 AM

Bravo head honcho Andy Cohen writes in his new memoir, The Andy Cohen Diaries: A Deep Look at a Shallow Year, "[Neil Patrick Harris] and I had a quick meal after the show and talked about a lot of gay stuff, including debating Kevin Spacey; I still get...

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ATTENTION: Facebook veut que vous demandiez vos coups d'un soir en amis

(0) Comments | Posted December 18, 2014 | 8:38 PM

J'adore Facebook.

Ma page, mélange de journal intime, de soirée apéro et de grandes réflexions philosophiques, est devenue un lieu où mes amis, mes connaissances et même de parfaits inconnus se réunissent pour déconner, flirter, raconter ce qui leur est arrivé et prendre part à des discussions franches et passionnantes...

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AVISO: Facebook intenta que le envíes una petición de amistad a tus ligues de una noche

(2) Comments | Posted December 12, 2014 | 1:15 AM

Me encanta Facebook.

Mi página -entre diario, fiestas y reflexiones- se ha convertido en un lugar en el que mis amigos, conocidos y completos extraños se reúnen y bromean, flirtean, comparten historias y entablan conversaciones inteligentes y duras sobre cualquier cosa, ya sea de sexo y amor o de cuestiones...

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WARNUNG: Facebook versucht, dass ihr eure One Night Stands als Freunde hinzufügt

(2) Comments | Posted December 10, 2014 | 4:22 PM

Ich liebe Facebook.

Meine Seite - ein bisschen Tagebuch, ein bisschen Cocktail-Party, ein bisschen Think Tank - ist ein Ort geworden, an dem meine Freunde, Bekannte und völlig Fremde zusammenkommen, Witze machen, flirten, Geschichten teilen und sehr clevere und oft auch harte Unterhaltungen über das tägliche Leben...

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WARNING: Facebook Is Trying To Get You To Friend Your One-Night Stands

(44) Comments | Posted December 9, 2014 | 10:46 AM

I love Facebook.

My page -- part diary, part cocktail party, part think tank -- has become a place where friends, acquaintances and complete strangers come together and joke, flirt, share stories and have really smart and often tough conversations about everything from sex and love to gender and...

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Daddyhunt Launches First App For Daddys, Daddy Lovers

(39) Comments | Posted December 8, 2014 | 12:16 PM

We've got apps to order vegan hoagies, cabs and laundry detergent but what if what you really need is a hot, mature guy to spend some time with?

Well, now there's an app for that too.

Introducing Daddyhunt, a brand new dating and hook up app that puts daddys and...

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Cameron Esposito Presents 'Ask A Lesbian' Volume 3

(10) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 1:44 PM

One of our favorite comedians, Cameron Esposito, is back with a new installment of her video series "Ask A Lesbian."

Buzzfeed asked its readers to send in questions they have about being a lesbian and received over 3,000 responses. Esposito is now digging through those queries and answering...

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Gay Guys Give Beyoncé A Run For Her Money In '7/11' Remake (VIDEO)

(9) Comments | Posted December 1, 2014 | 10:37 AM

If there's one thing a gay man loves more than a Beyoncé video, it might be getting his friends together to shoot their own version of a Beyoncé video.

That's exactly what Matthew Barela did last week and the results, viewable in his "Boyoncé" video above, are adorable.

"We drove...

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Robert Downey Jr. Discovers Gay Fan Fiction Photo After Googling Himself

(35) Comments | Posted November 29, 2014 | 9:51 AM

Robert Downey Jr. may be a super star but just like us mere mortals, he can't resist the urge to Google himself once in a while.

And that's exactly what the "Iron Man" star recently did... with hilarious (and super hot) results:

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Westboro Baptist Church Gets Punked With Thanksgiving Avian Flu Turkey Prank

(250) Comments | Posted November 29, 2014 | 9:15 AM

Aw, poor Westboro Baptist Church!

The vehemently anti-queer group, which infamously protests the funerals of American soldiers and the concerts of super stars like Cher because it believes those events promote pro-queer sentiment, found itself the butt of a Thanksgiving prank.

The National Report, a satirical website, published...

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