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The Problem With Post-Gay

Oscar Raymundo | Posted 10.26.2011 | San Francisco
Oscar Raymundo

"Professional gay" is in some ways just as restricting as the overarching "gay." Still, I'm not stupid enough to refer to myself as "post-gay." The label comes off ungrateful, at best, and plain ignorant, at worst.

Film Depicting Iranian Teen Lesbians Meets 'Hostile' Reaction

Posted 10.25.2011 | Arts

Iranian filmmaker Maryan Keshavarz's new film, Circumstance, chronicles the lives of two sixteen-year-old girls navigating a lesbian relationship in I...

Conan the Barbarian vs. Marcus Bachmann (in 3D)

Robert Brenner | Posted 10.15.2011 | Comedy
Robert Brenner

CONAN: I was born a barbarian, on the battlefield. BACHMANN: Nobody is born a barbarian. It's a lifestyle choice. You've just been confused by popular culture into thinking being a barbarian is acceptable.

Gay Americans And American Freedom

Wallace Best, Ph.D. | Posted 10.15.2011 | Religion
Wallace Best, Ph.D.

The discourse of "sin" has no place in the political culture of a liberal democracy. Such discourse lends support to the historical fiction of America as a "Christian nation," and limits morality as the special province of the religious.

When LGBT Supporters Get It Wrong

Adam Hamilton | Posted 10.12.2011 | Religion
Adam Hamilton

This year, change.org had a petition drive to protest Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz' plans to speak on leadership at Willow Creek, which was described as having a "long history of anti-gay persecution."

Because They Are Not Gay! What 'Forcing' Bert And Ernie To Get Married Teaches Us About Homophobia

Scott Mendelson | Posted 10.12.2011 | Home
Scott Mendelson

Bert and Ernie are just friends. I know that because the producers of Sesame Street told me so. Does the gay rights movement really want to be seen as forcing two men to get married irrespective of their actual say in the matter?

WATCH: Ricky Martin Speaks About His Sexuality

Entertainment Weekly | Posted 10.11.2011 | Celebrity

Latin heartthrob Ricky Martin sold more than 60 million albums during his run at the top of the charts in the late 1990s and early 2000s, with hits su...

HuffPost Religion Roundup: July 31 - Aug 7

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.07.2011 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Moral Debt, Prayer, Abortion, Evolution, Homosexuality, Scripture, Wisdom, and Gabby Giffords -- it has been a busy week on HuffPost Religion.

I'm With Stupid: Pride (In the Name of Heterosexual Love)

Todd Hartley | Posted 10.05.2011 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I'm fully aware that more than a few people out there will heartily disagree with the following statement, but it's something I've felt for a while no...

Baptists And Sexuality: A Time Of Ferment?

Rev. Cody J. Sanders | Posted 10.03.2011 | Religion
Rev. Cody J. Sanders

Baptists have been talking a lot about sexuality lately. And for once, I'm slightly more hopeful and impressed than I am frightened and appalled. Though, the messages are still mixed.

Sexual Anarchy and Other Worries

W. Hunter Roberts | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
W. Hunter Roberts

We can stand for love and responsible relationships, in all its shapes and sizes, as a positive moral force, or risk losing the gains of the past half-century to fear and control.

WATCH: Funny Or Die Spoofs The Bachmanns

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 09.18.2011 | Comedy

Despite his wife's very public anti-homosexual stance, Marcus Bachmann has been setting off a few comedians' gaydar as of late. Both the gay repre...

Michele and Marcus Bachmann on Homosexuality (VIDEO)

Erin Gibson | Posted 09.18.2011 | Comedy
Erin Gibson

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Reading The Pictures: Marcus Bachmann Looking Gay?

Michael Shaw | Posted 09.17.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-07-18-mb.png Has Dr. Bachmann, in his and his wife's vitriol toward homosexuality, brought this flamboyant visual upon himself?

Play Based On Proposition 8 To Be On Broadway

AP | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK -- A new play about the battle over same-sex marriage in California by the Oscar-winning screenwriter of "Milk" is slated for a one-night-onl...

Can Michele Bachmann Save Me?

Michael Kimmel | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Michael Kimmel

You might think that sexual orientation is a bit more intractable than simply making a choice, like deciding whether to wear black shoes or brown shoes with my new suit. And like an answer to my prayers, there's presidential candidate Michele Bachmann.

Michele Bachmann Counseling Clinic Encouraged Male Seahorses to Go Straight

Spencer Green | Posted 09.14.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

The counseling clinic run by Republican Presidential contender Michele Bachmann and her husband Marcus, reportedly advised male seahorses to convert from gay to straight.

A Part Of Satan?

Carol Hoenig | Posted 09.14.2011 | Religion
Carol Hoenig

When it comes right down to it, we'd all like to have a purpose, a reason for being here. Yet, when some are told that they aren't what God intended, the pain is raw, their purpose ostensibly less so.

PHOTOS: Guess The Artist: Answer Revealed!

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

We feared our chosen painting for this week's Guess The Artist was too easy, but yesterday a little less than 40% of you correctly identified the arti...

Gay Dating: Five Things to Consider

Greg Archer | Posted 09.12.2011 | Comedy
Greg Archer

How is it that I came out the other side of Gay Pride month more confused then ever? When you're a professional and 36 -- fine, 40 (alright 43!) -- how do you maneuver through the changing gay dating scene?

WATCH: Sassy Gay Friend Goes Greek

Posted 09.11.2011 | Comedy

Sassy Gay Friend is back, and this time he's coming to the rescue of Odysseus from Homer's "The Odyssey." It seems that the book could have been a who...

PHOTO: 'Lost' Michelangelo Found?

The Huffington Post | Travis Korte | Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

How would you react if someone told you there was a Michelangelo in your dormitory? For at least one clergyman at the University of Oxford, the answer...

Gay People Affirmed To Be Human By United Nations

Rev. Dr. Cindi Love | Posted 09.09.2011 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Cindi Love

I have never been more proud to be an American and a global citizen of the United Nations than on the day the United States and the majority of nation-members of the U.N. issued this declaration.

Clinics Owned By Michele Bachmann's Husband Practice Ex-Gay Therapy

The Nation | Mariah Blake | Posted 09.07.2011 | Politics

In the summer of 2004, Andrew Ramirez, who was just about to enter his senior year of high school, worked up the nerve to tell his family he was gay. ...

Tracy Morgan's Homophobic Rant Was About Black Manhood

Irene Monroe | Posted 09.04.2011 | Entertainment
Irene Monroe

Morgan's homophobic rant is not about LGBTQ people, but rather it's about the tightly constructed hyper-masculinity of black manhood.