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The Day I Held My Boyfriend's Hand

Olan Harrington | Posted 12.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Olan Harrington

I held my boyfriend's hand the other day. I caught it and held it until we reached the main gates of University College Cork, as I usually do on campus, only this time I didn't let go after we'd passed through. We moved along the Western Road, toward Washington Street, and as we reached the innards of Cork City, something strange lingered over me.

3 Suspects In Brutal Attack Of Philly Gay Men Turn Themselves In To Police

AP | SEAN CARLIN | Posted 11.24.2014 | Gay Voices

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A defense lawyer for one of three young adults charged with beating a gay couple during a night on the town insisted the men wer...

You Could Soon Be Caned For Having Gay Sex In This Region

AP | FAKHRURRADZIE GADE and NINIEK KARMINI | Posted 11.24.2014 | Gay Voices

BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (AP) — People caught having homosexual sex could be publicly caned in Indonesia's conservative Aceh province if an Islam-inspi...

Lawyer Claims 'Well-Dressed' Anti-Gay Gang Didn't Throw First Punch

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.19.2014 | Gay Voices

A mob that allegedly attacked a gay couple are attempting to turn the tables by claiming that the couple actually threw the first punch. Last Thurs...

Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked By 'Well-Dressed' Mob In Hate Crime

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.16.2014 | Gay Voices

A Philadelphia gay couple are still reeling after allegedly being attacked and beaten in what's been described as a possible hate crime last week. ...

Mom Accused Of Doing Horrific Things To Daughter For Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.18.2014 | Gay Voices

A New Mexico woman could face hate crime charges after allegedly beating and sexually abusing her 17-year-old daughter, who identifies as a lesbian. ...

Suspect In Shooting Of Lesbian Teen Couple Arrested

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.24.2014 | Gay Voices

A suspect in a Texas double shooting that left one lesbian teen dead has been arrested. NBC News is reporting that David Malcolm Strickland faces ...

What Hillary Clinton Said About LGBT Rights That You Need to Hear

Sarah S. Kilborne | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah S. Kilborne

Clinton made the hard choice to defend the human rights of the international LGBT community and, in her interview with Terry Gross, she reminds us that none of us lives on an island. We are a global community. It is not enough to fight for equality at home.

Gay Detroit Man Says He Was Beaten In Pride Attack Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices

An alleged attack on a 20-year-old gay man at Detroit’s Motor City Pride was caught on tape over the weekend. Footage of the violence shows Chri...

How Did These Gay Men REALLY Die?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 06.03.2014 | Gay Voices

A compelling new documentary is slated to hit American televisions that examines the chillingly examined deaths of a large number of gay men in Austra...

Did This Woman Murder Her Son's Boyfriend Because He Was Abusive?

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

An Alabama woman faces murder charges in the alleged shooting of her son's boyfriend. Anita T. Hill, 51, has reportedly bonded out of the Tuscaloo...

WATCH: Russian 'Thugs' Violently Attack St. Pat's Event, Mistaking Group For Gay Activists

Posted 03.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Footage of Russian "thugs" in the Siberian city of Irkutsk allegedly mistaking members of a St. Patrick's Day flashmob for gay rights activists and be...

Dad Of Allegedly Murdered Lesbian Did Not Like His Daughter Being Gay: Report

Posted 03.17.2014 | Gay Voices

The father of a Texas woman who was allegedly murdered last week "did not like the idea of her being gay," according to a new report. James Larry ...

Texas Dentist Makes Awesome Move For Victim Of Gay Pride Attack

Posted 03.07.2014 | Gay Voices

A Texas dentist is being praised by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocates nationwide after providing free dental care to the ...

Why All LGBT People Should Care About Places Like Russia, Uganda and Gambia

Kevin Jennings | Posted 05.06.2014 | Gay Voices
Kevin Jennings

As barriers to legal equality seem to be falling like dominoes in the United States, it's easy for LGBT Americans and their allies to feel a sense of giddiness. But even as the momentum in the U.S. seems to be accelerating in the right direction, a disturbing countertrend has emerged.

Alleged NYC Subway Attack Could Be An Anti-Gay Hate Crime: Report

Posted 03.06.2014 | Gay Voices

New York police are on the search for a suspect after an alleged attack in a Manhattan subway station which may have been an anti-gay hate crime. ...

LISTEN: Rush Limbaugh Makes Shocking Claim About Matthew Shepard's Death

Posted 02.25.2014 | Gay Voices

Rush Limbaugh made an eyebrow-raising reference to Matthew Shepard in a radio broadcast this week, implying that the slain gay student's murder wasn't...

Anti-Gay Mob Attacks In Nigerian Capital

AP | Posted 02.15.2014 | Gay Voices

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Human rights activists say a mob dragged men accused of being homosexuals from their homes in the Nigerian capital and beat th...

Russian Profiles in Courage

Minky Worden | Posted 04.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Minky Worden

The Sochi Games will be the most expensive Olympics ever, but will they also be the Olympics that come at the greatest cost to human dignity and equality? Or will the world stand up against hatred and discrimination?

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...

LISTEN: Anti-Gay Pundits Ponder 'Stoning Of A Homosexual' At Rose Bowl Parade

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A gay couple made history earlier this month when they married one another on top of a float in the Rose Bowl parade in front of millions, sparking ba...

Former Village People Member: 'Y.M.C.A.' Is Not A Gay Anthem [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics only weeks away and violence currently plaguing the Russian population, the planned response to and protest of the...

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 ...

Gay San Diego Man Suffers Fractured Eye Socket, Cracked Ribs In Alleged Christmas Eve Attack

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

A San Diego man believes he was targeted in an alleged Christmas Eve attack that left him with a broken eye socket and three cracked ribs because he's...

Teen Banned From Shopping Mall After Allegedly Being Attacked Because He's Gay

Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices

A gay New Mexico teen says he's been banned from Albuquerque's Coronado Mall for fighting after allegedly being brutally attacked. The 14-year-old...