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This Restaurant Owner Doesn't Want To Serve Gays

Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices

One Oklahoma restaurant owner says he doesn't want to serve gay people. "I really don't want gays around," Gary's Chicaros Club owner Gary James to...

'I Don't Think Homophobia Is Something That Has A Color'

Posted 01.31.2014 | Gay Voices

Author Rob Smith spoke at length about homophobia in the African-American community in an appearance on HuffPost Live this week. Of the perception...

Suspect In Alleged Attack On Gay NYC Journalist Arrested

Posted 01.29.2014 | Gay Voices

A suspect in an alleged Jan. 17 attack on a gay New York journalist just blocks from Times Square has been arrested. The New York Daily News repor...

NYC Theater Journalist Requires Brain Surgery After Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Authorities are investigating an alleged attack on an openly gay journalist just blocks from New York's Times Square as a possible hate crime. Ran...

LOOK: Israel Unveils Memorial To Gay Holocaust Victims

AP | ARON HELLER | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's cultural and financial capital unveiled a memorial Friday honoring gays and lesbians persecuted by the Nazis, the f...

Tennessee Man Who Claimed To Be Anti-Gay Hate Crime Victim Charged With Making False Report

Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay Tennessee man who claimed to have been robbed and beaten inside his health food shop has been charged with filing a false report. The Paris ...

Typhoon in the Philippines: Equality Amidst Adversity

Ging Cristobal | Posted 02.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Ging Cristobal

Natural disasters do not affect everyone equally or in the same ways. The burning questions are not just about whether we get adequate nourishment or shelter, but also if it is safe to be who we are. Are shelters open to openly gay/lesbian people or transgender individuals?

The Salvation Army's History of Anti-LGBT Discrimination

Zinnia Jones | Posted 02.10.2014 | Gay Voices
Zinnia Jones

Would-be donors should consider whether "doing the most good" might mean supporting one of the many other effective and reputable charities that provide for the needy without engaging in anti-gay beliefs, policies, or political activities.

Teacher's Gay Marriage Plans Get Him Fired

Philadelphia Daily News | Stephanie Farr | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices

MICHAEL GRIFFIN, an openly gay teacher at Holy Ghost Preparatory School in Bensalem, was fired on Friday for obtaining a marriage license with his lon...

Why The Definition Of 'Hate Crime' Angers Turkish Gay Rights Groups

Agence France Presse | | Posted 04.21.2014 | Gay Voices

A Turkish university cancelled a panel on gay rights after it came under harsh criticism from Islamic extremists who branded the event as "immoral", a...

Bad News For The Colorado Bakery That Rejected Gay Grooms-To-Be

AP | IVAN MORENO | Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado judge says a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex ceremony must serve gay couples despite his religious ...

Lesbian Couple Claims They Got Kicked Out Of Bar For Being Gay, But Owner Has Another Story

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A Canadian lesbian couple is crying foul, claiming they were kicked out of a Montreal bar for kissing. CBC News reports that Jess Goldberg and Car...

LOOK: Couple's Anniversary Cake Arrives With Shocking Anti-Gay Message

Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices

A Washington, D.C.-based woman says she was shocked to discover that an anniversary cake she ordered for her genderqueer partner was scrawled with an ...

Health Food Store Owner Beaten Unconscious In Alleged Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Posted 12.29.2013 | Gay Voices

UPDATE Dec. 29, 2013: The Paris Post-Intelligencer is reporting that Williams has been arrested and charged with making a false report. Read more a...

Why 'Context Is Everything' With Anti-Gay Language In Comedy

Posted 11.19.2013 | Gay Voices

Comedian Jim Norton sounded off on the issue of homophobia and anti-gay language in stand-up comedy in a Nov. 19 HuffPost Live appearance. On the ...

How A Former Nazi Skinhead And The Gay Man He Attacked Became Friends

Posted 11.15.2013 | Gay Voices

The subjects of the controversial new documentary "Facing Fear," a former neo-Nazi and the man he gay-bashed in 1980, spoke candidly about their exper...

Man Allegedly Attacked Lesbian Sister With A Crowbar Because She Disgraced Muslim Family

Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A 20-year-old Muslim man in Nebraska stands accused of a hate crime after allegedly attacking his sister with a crowbar because she is a lesbian. ...

Pundit Compares Being Gay To Trans Fats: 'A Hazard To Human Health'

Posted 11.11.2013 | Gay Voices

You can count the American Family Association's Bryan Fischer among the conservative pundits angered by the Senate's approval of the Employment Non-Di...

Walmart Employee Allegedly Asks Customer To Leave Store Because He's Gay [UPDATED]

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay Oklahoma man is crying foul after he and his boyfriend were allegedly asked to leave a Walmart store because of their sexuality. As The Exp...

Lila Shapiro

5 Cases Of Anti-Gay Workplace Discrimination That Won't Be Covered By ENDA

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 11.07.2013 | Gay Voices

Four years ago, John Brown University, a private Christian college in Arkansas, forced an assistant professor named Jason Hough to resign after learni...

Halloween Hate Crime? Three Gay Men Say They Were Attacked While In Drag

Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Three Oregon men say they were brutally attacked on Halloween night because they are gay -- and were dressed in drag. As KATU is reporting, Dustin...

Barilla Goes Pro-Gay?

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

* Pasta giant creates advisory board to promote diversity * Says new advertising campaign to be more inclusive * Chairma...

HIV Criminalization and Stigma

Ace Robinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Ace Robinson

We must base prevention and treatment efforts in sustainable endeavors that encourage education about, prevention, and treatment of HIV. Criminalizing those infected by HIV is not one of them. Enough is enough.

Straight Nebraska Man Allegedly Beaten After Defending His Gay Friends

Posted 10.29.2013 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska man was left bruised and bloody after allegedly being beaten by three men who had initially been harassing his two gay friends. As WOWT...

Gay Couple Sues After Being Told To Leave Taxi For Kissing

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO, Oct 28 (Reuters) - A gay couple filed a human rights complaint on Monday against a Chicago-area taxi compa...