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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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Celebrities Over 70 Discuss Sex

(14) Comments | Posted April 16, 2015 | 10:11 AM

What is sex really like after the age of 70?

HuffPost's Love+Sex Podcast recently spoke to experts and ordinary people -- like a grandma in New Orleans -- to find out (hear the discussion, below).

In doing research for the podcast, co-hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson also discovered that many celebrities over the age of 70 have spoken out about their sex lives, often times with inspiring insight.

So check out some of our favorite quotes from a handful of these celebrities while you listen to the HuffPost Love+Sex Podcast.

This podcast was produced by Katelyn Bogucki with additional production by Jorge Corona. Like Love + Sex? Subscribe, rate and review our podcast by heading to iTunes or click the widget below.

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Michelangelo Signorile On 'It's Not Over' And The Future Of The LGBT Movement

(50) Comments | Posted April 7, 2015 | 9:58 AM

The queer rights movement has come a long way over the past 50 years and has seen an especially mind-blowing array of triumphs secured in just the last five years. From marriage equality sweeping much of the United States to the transgender community gaining traction, momentum and unprecedented visibility, today...

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Zach Braff And Donald Faison Will Make Pizzas For Your Gay Wedding In Indiana

(236) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 10:55 AM

Just because some people in Indiana refuse to cater gay weddings doesn't mean all hope is lost.

Zach Braff and Donald Faison, who are perhaps best known for starring together in the beloved sitcom "Scrubs," are apparently willing to toss some dough for same-sex Indiana couples.

Memories Pizza,...

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11 Tips For Finding Love (Without Relying On The Internet)

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2015 | 10:56 AM

For many single people, looking for love in 2015 means firing up an app like Tinder or Grindr on your phone and pleading with the universe to finally send you someone who isn't a total psycho.

But remember the good old days when people actually met offline? Amy Van Doran,...

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Poll Reveals Americans' Feelings About Open Relationships And Sex Parties

(78) Comments | Posted March 24, 2015 | 8:14 AM

HuffPost's Love+Sex podcast recently traveled to Brooklyn to find out what happens at one of the most exclusive sex parties in New York.

While there were many surprises at the event, co-hosts Carina Kolodny and Noah Michelson were perhaps most intrigued to discover the diversity of the guests...

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World's First LGBTQ Ultra Marathon To Be Held At EuroGames Stockholm This Summer

(0) Comments | Posted March 19, 2015 | 2:46 PM

The EuroGames will be held in Stockholm, Sweden, this summer and will feature what is being dubbed the "world's first LGBTQ ultra marathon."

As noted on its official website, "EuroGames, the European Gay & Lesbian Championships, is an European sporting event governed by the European Gay & Lesbian...

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Chef Art Smith Set To Throw Celebration Of All Families In Response To Dolce & Gabbana

(14) Comments | Posted March 18, 2015 | 4:04 PM

Dolce & Gabbana made offensive comments about non-"traditional" families last week and thereby unleashed a hurricane of controversy.

Everyone from Elton John to Courtney Love sounded off on the Italian designers' statement, with many people calling for a boycott of the label. But our...

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HuffPost Gay Voices Readers Share Advice With Themselves At 13 Using #Queer13 Hashtag

(19) Comments | Posted March 15, 2015 | 10:09 AM

A few weeks ago we asked you, our brilliant HuffPost Gay Voices readers, to give us some advice about how to keep long-term relationships going strong. We were blown away by your feedback and realized y'all aren't too shabby at this giving advice thing. So we thought we'd...

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Tips For Keeping Long-Term Relationships Healthy From HuffPost Gay Voices Readers

(15) Comments | Posted March 8, 2015 | 9:30 AM

A few weeks ago we ran a story about a new film that tackles the question "what does it take to make a long-term relationship last?"

As soon as we published that piece, we had you -- our dear readers -- sending in your experiences and tips from...

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A Few Words on Russell Tovey and Why If It Weren't for My Father, I Wouldn't Be a Faggot

(240) Comments | Posted March 3, 2015 | 8:27 AM

Russell Tovey, one of the stars of HBO's "Looking," recent found himself at the center of a controversy after he made the following comments in a Guardian profile:

I feel like I could have been really effeminate, if I hadn't gone to the school I went to....

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5 Dinge, die ich gelernt habe, als ich meinem Vater sterben half

(0) Comments | Posted March 1, 2015 | 11:44 AM

Im Sommer 2006 entwickelte mein Vater plötzlich einen schlimmen Husten, der in jedem Science-Fiction-Film seine Berechtigung gehabt hätte und der anders als alles war, was meine Familie bis dahin kannte. Es war nicht die Art von Husten, die mit einer normalen Erkältung einhergeht. Es war die Art von Husten, die...

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Selina Kyle Is Bisexual Says 'Catwoman' Writer Genevieve Valentine

(11) Comments | Posted February 27, 2015 | 8:03 AM

The world of comics has long been known as an affirmative landscape for queer characters. And now, another iconic character is joining the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender family.

In issue #39 of DC Comics' "Catwoman" series, Selina Kyle, who, as Vanity Fair notes, "first surfaced in a...

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Designer Andre Landeros Michel Goes Genderless In Stunning New Collection

(17) Comments | Posted February 25, 2015 | 9:45 AM

Last week Andre Landeros Michel debuted his second collection, entitled Version II, during New York Fashion Week.

The New York-based designer founded his label LANDEROS NEW YORK in 2013 and since then has been churning out his "dark, romantic and gender neutral" clothing, as he describes it, which is inspired...

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Rachel Potter Releases 'Jesus And Jezebel,' Song Inspired By Gay Best Friend

(16) Comments | Posted February 18, 2015 | 9:38 AM

Rachel Potter, best known for her appearances on Broadway in "The Addams Family" and "Evita," as well as competing on "The X-Factor," is gearing up to release her new album, "Not So Black And White."

The album, due out on March 3, includes "Jesus and Jezebel," a beautiful song...

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#QueerLoveLooksLike: These Valentine's Day Photos Have Us Falling In Love

(39) Comments | Posted February 14, 2015 | 8:10 AM

Happy Valentine's Day!

Sure, mainstream culture has force-fed us a lot of bullshit about what February 14 is supposed to mean but as queer people, we've never been very good about listening to what the mainstream tells us about anything.

So instead of giving you a big box of barfy...

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Hello Mr. Magazine Wants You To Dance At Valentine's Day Hello Love 2015 Event

(1) Comments | Posted February 9, 2015 | 11:47 AM

Hello Mr., a magazine that launched in 2013 and views itself as "a community of men who date men starting new conversations about their interests, loves, hopes, and fears," is gearing up for its second annual Valentine's Day event, Hello Love 2015.

Last year's shindig, which we attended in downtown...

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Here's Everything You Need to Know About What's Going on With Bruce Jenner in One Sentence

(272) Comments | Posted January 31, 2015 | 9:23 AM

No matter how many outlets -- from trashy gossip rags to (supposedly) reputable entertainment magazines -- make claims about Bruce Jenner's current "journey," as Kim Kardashian recently put it, citing however many anonymous sources "close to the family" (even if those sources turn out to be the family itself, which...

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

(661) Comments | Posted January 20, 2015 | 12:52 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)

(967) Comments | Posted January 19, 2015 | 2:33 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 | 8:09 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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