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What 'Brady Bunch' Dad Robert Reed Taught His Young Co-Star About Being Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.12.2014 | Gay Voices

"Brady Bunch" actor Christopher Knight recalled his experiences working with his TV dad, Robert Reed, in an interview with HuffPost Live this week. ...

Nathan Lane Sounds Off On Straight Actors Who Play Gay ROles

AP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Gay Voices

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Gay actors shouldn't have a monopoly on gay roles, award-winning stage and screen actor Nathan Lane said. Lane, who is...

Chad Allen: Marathon Man

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 07.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Savas Abadsidis

This fall, Allen takes his advocacy to the next level, when he will participate in the 2014 Sydney Marathon, raising over $10,000 for AIDS Project Los Angeles helping to save the lives of men and women living with HIV.

Wentworth Miller Was 'Feeding A Fantasy' Before Coming Out As Gay

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.16.2014 | Gay Voices

A year after coming out as a gay man, Wentworth Miller says he feels "more fully expressed" both personally and professionally. The 42-year-old "P...

Lessons Learned From Kissing a Straight Boy

Mark S. King | Posted 05.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark S. King

Last night, I kissed a straight guy full on the lips. Then he tenderly put his arms around me and kissed me back. Tonight, I'm going to do it again.

'LGBTs in the News' Panel Proves There's More to Our Story Than Discrimination and Marriage (PHOTOS)

Thom Senzee | Posted 02.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Thom Senzee

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James Franco Explains Why He Chooses So Many Gay Roles

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Heartthrob James Franco is one man we just can't get away from -- particularly since he is starring in ten films this year alone. He's also a cele...

Hannah's Gay Ex-Boyfriend Is Staying Around

Posted 10.29.2013 | TV

Andrew Rannells is set to become a series regular on "Girls" if the series is picked up for Season 4, according to Deadline. Playing Dunham's gay e...

Quote Of The Day: 'Being Gay Is The Fifth Most Interesting Thing About' Me

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices

You most likely know him as the witty, sassy Jack McFarland from the hit NBC sitcom "Will and Grace" -- but Sean Hayes wants you to know that his sexu...

Curtis M. Wong

'Avenue Q' Star On His New Show, Husband And Young Fans

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.06.2013 | Gay Voices

You can’t blame John Tartaglia for having a minor case of the jitters about his new show. Having made a showbiz career out of playing puppets, inani...

Broadway Star Comes Out

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 09.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The musical adaptation of the film "Big Fish" opens on Broadway on October 5, and now one of the leads in the show, Bobby Steggert, has casually confi...

Wentworth Miller Comes Out, Rejects Invite From Russian Film Festival

AP | Posted 10.22.2013 | Gay Voices

LOS ANGELES — Wentworth Miller is declining an invitation to be an honored guest at a film festival in Russia because he is gay. The 41-year-ol...

Why Gay Actors Going Public Matters

Jenelle Riley | Posted 07.17.2013 | Entertainment
Jenelle Riley

I can offer nothing but gratitude to those who are willing to talk freely about their personal lives. To prove there is no stigma or shame in being gay. Because of them, a very special young man in my life may have an easier time with his life.

Curtis M. Wong

Gay Teen 'Mo-Mance' Gears Up For Film Festival Debut

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.26.2013 | Gay Voices

If director Darren Stein and actor Paul Iacono have their way, their new movie “G.B.F.” will usher in a more subversive film genre in the vein of ...

The Oscars' Queerest Moments Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan and JR Tungol | Posted 02.24.2013 | Gay Voices

From "Best Supporting Actress" to "Best Adapted Screenplay," some of Hollywood's A-listers and even the most obscure films will be recognized this eve...

Hope For A Gay Pope? One Actor Says Yes

Posted 02.13.2013 | Gay Voices

Alan Cumming has a few suggestions for the Vatican when it comes to choosing Pope Benedict XVI's replacement. "If I was going to rebrand the Catho...

Michelangelo Signorile

'Star Trek' Legend On LGBT Rights, Viral Videos And Anti-Gay Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.12.2013 | Gay Voices

George Takei says there’s a not-so-secret mission -- or two -- behind the bitingly funny videos and Facebook updates which the "Star Trek" legend po...

Jodie Foster May Be Out, But Is Oscar Hiding In The Closet?

Conor Gaughan | Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Conor Gaughan

The gay story this Oscar season is the lack of gay stories. The Academy didn't nominate a single actor who had played an LGBT character this past year in any of the four acting categories -- a rare occurrence in the past decade, happening only in 2008.

WATCH: Rupert Everett's Controversial Advice For Gay Actors

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2013 | Gay Voices

Rupert Everett re-iterated his stance on what he describes as Hollywood's unwillingness to fully accept openly gay actors and typecasting them in ster...

Why One Straight Actor Still Feels Uncomfortable Playing Gay: The Atlantic

The Atlantic | Nicholas Brown | Posted 12.28.2012 | Gay Voices

The effect of multiple strangers asking you to take off your clothes is uncomfortably intimate—like walking around a doctor's office with a glass of...

Once More, With Feeling

Dan Bucatinsky | Posted 01.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Dan Bucatinsky

What I wanted, really, was for people to believe I could play any role, not just gay roles. And I was willing to closet myself once again in the press in order to achieve my unrealistic goal. Luckily, though, my closet was a glass one. Your work speaks louder than your agenda.

Being An Out Gay Actor (VIDEO)

Ben Baur | Posted 12.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Ben Baur

I worry that I might only play gay characters for the rest of my career, or that I will be forever marked by something I can't control. But ultimately, I realized that being honest about who I am and living my life authentically and with integrity is more important to me than anything else.

Neil Patrick Harris' New Project Will 'Break Boundaries' And Discuss His Coming Out

Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices

From Emmy-winning sitcom star to Tony Awards host to doting dad, Neil Patrick Harris just might be the consummate multi-tasker. The "How I Met Your...

Fifty Shades Of Homophobia: Who Cares If The Actor Who Plays Christian Grey Is Gay?

Nico Lang | Posted 10.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

After Cate Blanchett outacted a bunch of biological males as Bob Dylan in I'm Not There, I figured it was universally understood that anyone can play anyone. Surely America can buy the relatively simple transformation of a queer actor playing straight, right? Maybe not.

Curtis M. Wong

Michael Arden Dishes His Upcoming NYC Gig, Charlie Sheen And Barbra Streisand

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 09.25.2012 | Gay Voices

Michael Arden may be hitting the stage of New York’s 54 Below nightclub for the first time this weekend, but the “Anger Management” star’s per...