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True Confessions Of A Former Sex Columnist

TueNight | Posted 02.20.2014 | Women
TueNight

While I was busily doling out good advice -- and I did give seriously sound counsel -- for much of the time I was living bad advice.

My Spouse's Weight Gain Is A 'Great Big Turn-Off For Me'

Roz Warren | Posted 02.19.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

The man I love has put on a little weight. I shouldn't be shocked. Keeping the pounds off is one of the challenges of middle age. It's a challenge that many of us don't meet. Next time you're hanging with a crowd of your peers, look around. Plump is the new normal.

Dan Savage's 'Kiddie-F*cking' Priest Rant Prompts Catholic Backlash

Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices

Outspoken lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights advocate and author Dan Savage is no stranger to courting controversy, and his latest r...

NASA Wants You To Know That 'It Gets Better'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.18.2013 | Gay Voices

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) released a heartwarming video this week that documents a number of astronauts, flight instruc...

Gene Robinson, Jay Bakker, Ray Boltz and Other Progressive Christian Leaders Make 'Not All Like That' Christian Videos

John Shore | Posted 12.29.2013 | Religion
John Shore

Leaders of progressive Christianity have taken advantage of the platform to let the world know that not all Christians subscribe to the stridently anti-gay Christianity espoused by organizations as the American Family Association and the National Organization for Marriage.

Not All Like That? If You Say So

Sue Kerr | Posted 11.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Sue Kerr

When I first heard about Dan Savage's NALT ("Not All Like That") Christians Project, which features videos by Christians who are not anti-LGBT haters, I was very skeptical. In fact, I was so skeptical that I ignored it. But I had this niggling curiosity.

Doing It for the Children

George Heymont | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

So far this year, HBO has screened two films of social significance which deserve the public's attention. One will, of course, be an easier sell to audiences because of its high quotient of celebrity content. The other begs to tell a far more riveting story.

When Being a 'NALT' Christian Ally Isn't Enough

Rev. Emily C. Heath | Posted 11.17.2013 | Religion
Rev. Emily C. Heath

Supported by Dan Savage, who created the "It Gets Better" project, and headed by John Shore, a pastor and straight ally, Not All Like That is to spread the word that "not all Christians are like that." That is, not all Christians are homophobic and believe LGBT people shouldn't have rights.

NALT: A How-To Manual for Your Church

Francisco J. Tirado | Posted 11.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Francisco J. Tirado

In addition to being a term for pro-LGBT Christians, "NALT" is a newly launched Web movement for allies of faith to publicize their support for the LGBT community. "NALT" is a term that can be adopted for your own purposes in promoting LGBT rights at your church.

Dan Savage Rails Against Catholic Bishop In Hawaii

jklk | Posted 09.04.2013 | Gay Voices

The following article is provided by Civil Beat. By Nathan Eagle The one and only Dan Savage told me this week that the Catholic church should ...

Not All (Christians Are) Like That

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.04.2013 | Religion

Dan Savage got so sick of people coming up to him after talks and TV appearances informing him that not all Christians were bigots and against full eq...

Rites of Passage

George Heymont | Posted 10.31.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Out of a total of 238 films, June's Frameline Film Festival included 82 features and 155 shorts from a total of 27 nations. Frameline 37 also included 14 first-time feature filmmakers. Among the films which show that "the kids are all right" are the following.

Dan Savage Deserves To 'Die Of Every Disease Known,' Right Wing Pundit Claims

Posted 08.29.2013 | Gay Voices

Dan Savage has certainly sparked his share of conservative ire over the years, but now, a right wing talk show host has gone even further by calling f...

An Open Letter to Dan Savage

A.J. Walkley | Posted 10.27.2013 | Gay Voices
A.J. Walkley

We need to be building bisexuals up, not tearing them down before they're ready to come out. So, Mr. Savage: Nobody prefers to be in the closet, but there are many in the entire LGBT+ community that are forced to live there for varied lengths of time for multiple reasons, all of which are valid.

Can't We All Just Leave Porn Alone?

Roy Speckhardt | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media
Roy Speckhardt

While the religious right's attempts to ban porn in America may be stalled for the moment, the fight to ban pornography recently made inroads across the pond.

Of Savage and Stoli: Should We Boycott?

Wayne Self | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Wayne Self

Russia and vodka are so closely linked that a major boycott carries heavy symbolic weight. Russia's economy benefits from the export of vodka worldwide, and a worldwide boycott by LGBT people and our allies might get the Russian government's attention.

The Heart of a Moralist: Dan Savage's American Savage

John Shore | Posted 09.02.2013 | Books
John Shore

In The Gospel According to Dan, what's best for everyone is that they rise to the challenge of being honest. To Dan, honesty is not just the best policy, it's the only policy.

Underwear in the New Jerusalem

Michael Pettinger | Posted 08.26.2013 | Religion
Michael Pettinger

Twenty dollars for two pair of grey, cotton boxer briefs. It seemed like a lot of money for so little cloth. Of course, I was mistaken.

Shred of Hope - a Fundraiser for Homeless LGBTQ Teenagers

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

It's estimated that there are more than 4000 homeless youth in NYC -- but at present, there are only 400 beds available for this population. 100 percent of the proceeds from Shred of Hope will go directly to the Ali Forney Center, the largest organization helping homeless LGBTQ youth.

Dan Savage: Cheating Is 'The Lesser Of Two Evils'

Posted 06.07.2013 | Divorce

Author and advice columnist Dan Savage is best known for speaking out about controversial relationship issues. And his belief that cheating can someti...

Dan Savage Explains Why Sex Education Must Include LGBTs

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices

(Warning: The above video contains graphic language.) Author and sex advice columnist Dan Savage, who recently asserted that gays are better at sex...

WATCH: Dan Savage's Amazing Advice For Gay Kids

www.upworthy.com | Posted 07.31.2013 | Gay Voices

If you've ever feared rejection, I think this advice is worth listening to, whether you're gay or not....

WATCH: Dan Savage Tells Pro-Gay Christians To 'Get In Tony Perkins' Face'

Posted 05.31.2013 | Religion

During Dan Savage's appearance on HuffPost Live, sex columnist and author of the new book 'American Savage' was asked by a Christian who supports ful...

Dan Savage: Cheating Can 'Save A Marriage'

Posted 05.30.2013 | Divorce

Columnist Dan Savage stopped by HuffPost Live Thursday to dish on his new book, "American Savage: Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, a...

WATCH: Dan Savage Explains How He Coined The (Totally Filthy) Term 'Santorum'

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.30.2013 | Gay Voices

Sex columnist Dan Savage joined HuffPost Live Thursday to talk politics, gay marriage, and his new book "American Savage." He also told host Josh Zepp...