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Interview With Jodie Harsh, the (Drag) Queen of England

Michael Podell | Posted 12.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

An unbelievable list of accomplishments to be sure; and Jodie did it all in heels! I was fortunate to have a nice chat with this extraordinarily busy beauty about how she got her start, her music career, and what she plans on conquering next.

Gay Men May Soon Be Allowed to Give Blood If They're Celibate

Sarah Toce | Posted 12.24.2014 | Gay Voices
Sarah Toce

According to government figures, men who have had sex with other men represent about 2 percent of the U.S. population, yet account for at least 62 percent of all new HIV infections in the U.S.

The Progressive 'Legend Of Korra' Finale Made Fans Very Happy

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 12.20.2014 | Entertainment

"Legend of Korra" Finale Spoilers! Fan shippers rejoice! "The Legend of Korra," Nickelodeon's sequel to "Avatar: The Last Airbender," has come t...

Busted: Leaked Salvation Army Document Shows It's Still Homophobic

Allison Hope | Posted 12.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Allison Hope

What's more annoying than the constant ringing of bells by Salvation Army donation-bucket volunteers during the holiday season? The organization's longstanding, outspoken homophobia, of course!

Reflections on My BOYSTOWN Series

Jake Biondi | Posted 12.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Jake Biondi

Once I recognized my passion for interesting characters and continuing storylines, an idea was born: What if I created my own continuing drama that consisted mainly of gay characters? I started to ponder the idea more and more, and in June 2013 I began writing my drama focused on gay characters, BOYSTOWN.

Dear Santa

Eric Ulloa | Posted 12.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Eric Ulloa

Dear Santa, This is a little awkward, as we haven't talked in quite awhile...as in 21 years "awhile."

Danny Cortez Is a Dangerous Man

Rev. Jeff Hood | Posted 12.19.2014 | Religion
Rev. Jeff Hood

Darkness filled the sky and night was upon me. Throughout my drive to the airport, I thought about the death of my grandmother. I was hurting.

North Shore Music Theatre's a Christmas Carol Proves Dickens Tale Still Resonates

Peter Mac | Posted 12.19.2014 | Arts
Peter Mac

went to see the perennial stage version at Bill Haney's North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT). Now in its 24th year! Once again I was blown away by the high caliber of theater that the adorable Mr. Hanney and his company have assembled.

Looking for Love on Grindr (VIDEO)

Spencer Macnaughton | Posted 12.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Spencer Macnaughton

Unlike many people, who view Grindr as an application meant for hookups, Jack West believes you can find love online. "Love is my Everest." Can he find love online? Watch.

Here's What The World's Queer Community Has Already Accomplished (Or Hasn't Yet) This Century

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 12.18.2014 | Gay Voices

For queer people, in many ways, there has never been a time in history like the present. Although oppression and inequality are still rampant, there h...

HoliGay Shopping List

Nick Norton | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Nick Norton

A great resource that I would like to direct you to is the Human Rights Campaign's Holiday Buyer's Guide, which provides a comprehensive review of a great number of businesses concerning how LGBT-friendly they are.

Where It All Began...

Craig Stewart | Posted 12.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart

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Baby, It's Cold Outside

Jeffrey Braverman | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
Jeffrey Braverman

I'm fascinated by the way technology simultaneously connects and isolates people. My series, Encounter, explores some of the ordinary and intriguing men behind their online identities.

The Art of Asking: Needing Help When You Just Want to Be 'One of the Boys'

Andrew Morrison-Gurza | Posted 12.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Andrew Morrison-Gurza

It is in these moments that I have to come face to face with my disability, and the anxiety around what that might mean can be all consuming.

Why Gay Men Make Great Hosts

Matthew Terrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Matthew Terrell

As gay men have become more liberated--open about their sexuality and interested in exploring the extents of its expression--they have become increasingly at risk for infection.

Asking to Be Seen: An Actor Takes on the Role of Eric Harris in the World Premier Play, The Erlkings

Em Grosland | Posted 12.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Em Grosland

I was there in my best teenage boy attire: Baggy jeans, chest binder, crew neck T-shirt, chucks, and no makeup. I knew that I still didn't pass completely from across an audition room, but I walked up to the table, and flashed my equity card.

Why LGBTQ Scholarships Are Crucial: One Gay Man's Personal Story

Tommy Craven | Posted 12.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Tommy Craven

As a young gay man in conservative southern Indiana, I had lots of reasons to argue that LGBTQ scholarships were indeed very necessary. I dreamed of going to college in NYC where I could express myself freely. However, with my mom's very low income the idea of affording college in NY seemed an impossible dream.

Old Dogs & New Tricks: The Oral History of a 'Gay' Web Series (Part 4)

Brad Liberti | Posted 12.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Brad Liberti

"The times when I've had to give up control or not get my way have actually been good for the show," Leon reveals to me during our third conversation.

Kiss-In Staged At Burger King After Gay Couple Is Kicked Out

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 12.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Protesters gathered to stage a gay kiss-in at a Burger King franchise in Spain Saturday after a same-sex couple was reportedly kicked out of the resta...

Is Your Online Persona Killing Your Game?

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 12.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

In the age of digital dating your online persona can make or break you. With as much as 70 percent of gay couples now meeting online, it's difficult to argue the importance of your online persona. Mountains of revealing personal information is available to any potential love interest with a just few simple keystrokes.

The Dark Ages of Queerdom

Katie Gilmartin | Posted 12.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Katie Gilmartin

For my graduate research I interviewed "Bernie" and other lesbians about their lives in the 1940s, '50s, and '60s. Their stories have haunted me since. These stories, and the experiences of gay men, bisexuals, and transgender people told to me by friends and friends of friends, are woven throughout my first novel, Blackmail, My Love.

Vatican: Bishops Should Follow Pope's Lead On Caring For Gay And Divorced Catholics

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD | Posted 12.09.2014 | Religion

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican set the stage Tuesday for Pope Francis' next church meeting on the family, urging bishops to be guided not just by d...

Interview With Drag Legend Jackie Beat

Michael Podell | Posted 12.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Podell

There's funny, and then there is funny. Jackie Beat is that latter, italicized kind of funny. It's only fitting that a comedic voice (and face!) like Jackie's has worked with other comedy legends including Roseanne Barr and the all-time greatest, Joan Rivers.

10 Things I Need My Ex-Wife To Know After Coming Out As A Gay Man

YourTango | Posted 12.08.2014 | Divorce
YourTango

It took about five years, after coming out and delivering the "I'm gay" blow to our relationship, before I felt like my ex-wife was finally hearing me and that I, in turn, was finally hearing her. I feel fortunate that we got to that space. Most fractured couples do not.

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.