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Noah's Flood Caused By Wedding Songs For Homosexuals, Says Scott Lively

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Scott Lively, the embattled evangelist currently on trial for inciting human rights abuses against the LGBT community in Uganda, has doubled down on h...

Paid Official Takes 'Unprecedented' Move Of Rejecting Teen's Eagle Scout Approval, Outraging Review Board

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.10.2013 | Gay Voices

In a disappointing conclusion to a struggle that has galvanized Americans across the country, a Boy Scout was told he would not be receiving his covet...

What My Partner and I Did When an Anti-Gay Bigot Called Us 'Disgusting'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Contrary to what many may believe -- and contrary to the Associated Press' banning of the word -- homophobia is alive and well, and we may be seeing it expressed more than before in the most "pro-gay" places.

Gay Bowler Explains Groundbreaking Kiss

Posted 01.06.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Professional bowler Scott Norton joined HuffPost Live Friday to discuss with host Josh Zepps his groundbreaking kiss on ESPN after winning the 2012 PB...

Why Chuck Hagel's Gay Problem Is Getting Worse

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-Neb.) has a problem if his goal is to quell criticism for his anti-gay past. He scored a zero on the Human Rights Campaign's Senate scorecard between 2001 and 2006 and opposed allowing gays to serve openly in the military. Am I missing something here?

HuffPost Gay Voices Readers Share Their Hopes and Dreams For 2013

The Huffington Post | Lucette Jefferson | Posted 01.01.2013 | Gay Voices

It's a new year and many of us have big plans and dreams for 2013. Whether pursuing a new career or finding love, we all are hoping for the very best...

Averting the Fiscal Cliff: Retired Postal Worker Shames One Percent

Janet Mason | Posted 03.02.2013 | Politics
Janet Mason

The U.S. Treasury Department has been taking contributions toward the national debt since 1961. The largest single donation, made in 1992, was $3.5 million. Most contributions have been under $100 dollars.

Breakthrough Year

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

We are small and the world is great. But by keeping faith with our love, with our compatriots in the struggle and with fundamental principles of equality, freedom and justice, we have changed many hearts and proven that, in the words of the late Frank Kameny, "The tide of history is with us."

Gun Control Laws and Race And Class: Let's Talk About It

Janet Mason | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics
Janet Mason

We can start with gun control legislation. President Obama is in his second term and now is in a position to take action. Public opinion is on his side. Let's put pressure on our legislators to make sure this happens.

WATCH: Fake Television Reporter Flirts With Westboro Protester With Hilariously Offensive Results

Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices

The Westboro Baptist Church is known for hate mongering on a scale that borders on the comedic. So perhaps its no surprise that some of the most effec...

When Size Really Matters

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices

While one researcher concedes the findings are "politically volatile," a recent study of gay men in New York City shows the larger a man's penis is, t...

If Gays Are Boycotting Straights' Weddings, It Must Be The Mayan Apocalypse

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

In almost 10 years of hosting a national radio program, few topics have engendered such passion as this one: Gays who've decided to boycott straights' weddings because they don't have the legal right to get married themselves.

Lila Shapiro

Gay Marriage: Advocates Ramp Up Strategies After Supreme Court Announcement

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.11.2012 | Gay Voices

On Friday afternoon, the board members of Equality Delaware gathered for their regular monthly meeting to discuss plans for the upcoming year. Then 16...

The Supreme Court And Gay Marriage: Fearing Fear Itself

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

It's an understatement to say there's some apprehension among many gays and lesbians about the Supreme Court's decision to take up the Prop 8 case. Is the fear warranted?

Lila Shapiro

Controversial LGBT Couple Marry To Create Example For LGBT Youth

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.07.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- The bride wore a sheer, white cotton sheath over a long-sleeved white dress that was once a Victorian nurse's outfit; the groom, a vin...

Robert's Walk With AIDS (Epilogue): What I'd Like To Say To Those With HIV/AIDS

Gary Nelson | Posted 12.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Gary Nelson

Try to see yourself as a leader, mentor and teacher. Remind yourself daily that there is no room for shame. You will find allies. We number greater than those who turn away from you and offer no help in eradicating this disease. We will move forward with you.

Lila Shapiro

Dueling California 'Gay Cure' Law Court Rulings Draw Battle Lines

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Shortly after California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed groundbreaking legislation this fall that banned licensed therapists from practicing gay "convers...

Airline Slammed For Transgender 'Joke'

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 12.04.2012 | Gay Voices

An Air New Zealand riddle about a steroid-enhanced female shot putter from the Olympics is causing turbulence, the Dominion-Post reported. Twitter fol...

Lila Shapiro

First U.S. 'Gay Cure' Law Tested As Battle Over 'Reparative' Therapy Heats Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 12.01.2012 | Gay Voices

Jerry Spencer's counselor once placed bags of ice on his hands while showing him photos of men holding hands. Chaim Levin's "life coach" told him to s...

Vote for Romney and He'll Take Your Rights Away: In Remembrance of Post-Feminists and Back Alley Abortions

Janet Mason | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Janet Mason

Have no doubt -- Mitt Romney plans to take Planned Parenthood's funding away and he plans to do his best to let the Supreme Court and then the states overturn Roe v. Wade.

Lila Shapiro

Acquittal In Kentucky Throws Fuel On Hate Crime Debate

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.26.2012 | Gay Voices

Over the past 10 years, as gay rights advocates have pushed the government to take steps to protect gay people from hate crimes, those arguing for and...

Romney: 'Some Gays Are Actually Having Children. It's Not Right on Paper. It's Not Right in Fact.'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.26.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

We've witnessed many Mitt Romneys, but the one unearthed yesterday is perhaps the most vicious and cruel: a zealot who, as governor, became hellbent on stigmatizing the children of gay and lesbian parents, labeling them outcasts and causing them to suffer hardship throughout their lives.

Silence on Gay Issues in the Debates: How That Helped Romney, Not Obama

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

There's a stark difference between these two candidates on LGBT rights, more than between any presidential candidates in history. On this issue, silence is golden only for Romney, as he tries to present himself as a moderate and win the election.

Lila Shapiro

Catholic Church Giving More Than $1 Million To Fight Gay Marriage, Human Rights Campaign Reports

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 10.18.2012 | Gay Voices

Continuing its efforts to fight same-sex marriage in four ballot measures around the United States, the Catholic Church is now the top donor to the ca...

'Nones' On The Rise: How Anti-Gay, Anti-Choice Churches Are Creating Their Own Demise

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 12.15.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

I've always felt we religiously unaffiliated "Nones" were a tiny minority. But here we are, surging in an America that's been steeped in religious dogma, where Republican politics has been overrun by zealots hellbent on controlling women's bodies and discriminating against gays.