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WATCH: Laverne Cox Reads Powerful Letter From An Incarcerated Trans Woman [UPDATED]

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.23.2014 | Gay Voices

Update on Saturday, August 23 at 7:30am: Laverne Cox has reportedly asked the Sylvia Rivera Law Project to remove her video from the petition page. ...

Heavy Metal Movies

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 09.13.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Nirenberg

I recently did an interview with Mike "McBeardo" McPadden about his book Heavy Metal Movies: Guitar Barbarians, Mutant Bimbos & Cult Zombies Amok In the 666 Most Ear and Eye Ripping Big Scream Films Ever!. The interview was so funny and so insightful, I wanted to publish it here in its entirety.

A Lay (Wo)mans Description; FSHD Muscular Dystrophy 101

Trisha Lynn Sprayberry | Posted 07.10.2014 | Impact
Trisha Lynn Sprayberry

At some point in time when we are in a conversation with someone who is disabled, we always come to the point that somebody will ask "What do you have?"

Women in the U.S. Are Still Second-Class Citizens: Not Interested? You Should Be

Samantha Paige Rosen | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Samantha Paige Rosen

Despite the progress women have made in the last several decades, they are still treated like second-class citizens in all the ways that matter. Caring about the equal treatment of women in society doesn't make people feminists -- it makes them good humans.

WATCH: Two Roommates -- One Gay And One Straight (Part Two)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.24.2014 | Gay Voices

Earlier this year, we brought you the first installment in a web series starring Noam Ash and Austin Bening called "My Gay Roommate." The series itsel...

WATCH: Brilliant Trans Icon Janet Mock Gets Personal

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.03.2014 | Gay Voices

With the release of her book "Redefining Realness" slated for tomorrow, transgender icon and activist Janet Mock is opening up about her life and the ...

WATCH: Two Roommates -- One Gay And One Straight

Posted 02.24.2014 | Gay Voices

"My Gay Roommate" is a web series currently in its third season that follows the life and experiences of a gay man named Nick as he navigates the ups ...

One Week After Shooting, Moscow Gay Club Targeted With Gas Attack

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Only a week after two men opened fire outside of popular gay club Central Station in Moscow, Russia, the same club has become the subject of another a...

Russia's LGBT Community Rattled After Gunmen Open Fire On Popular Gay Club

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

Two gunman opened fire at a gay club in Moscow over the weekend, injuring no one but releasing a string of bullets into the crowd and onto the buildin...

Put the Toilet Seat Down! How Many Times Do I Have to Tell You?

Robert C. Jameson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Robert C. Jameson

My two favorite affirmations are: "Oh boy, more fun!" and "I love this!" No matter what's going on in my life, I challenge myself to say, "Oh boy, more fun" or "I love this!" Check it out and see how the world around you responds.

In Order to Grow, We Must Be Willing to Heal

Christine Eilvig | Posted 07.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

If we want to move forward in a nurturing way, we must be willing to also look inside. Willing to go deep healing on our dysfunctional patterns and issues.

Polls: The Opiate of the Pundits

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Joseph Blady, M.D.

How much of a leap is it to suppose that telling people who's winning the week before the election makes the well-known bandwagon effect influence those who struggle with their polling decisions?

SourceFed's Joe Bereta on Engaging YouTube Journalism and Unbiased Reporting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Joe dishes his best advice on how to tackle unbiased reporting, fully engage with viewers over controversial issues and find the most entertaining and emotional ways to present stories -- all on YouTube.

Contrasts and Contradictions At The Democratic Convention

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio By Malachi Segers You can’t spend much time at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina th...

Election 2012: What We Can't Talk About

Terry Newell | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

You know a relationship is in trouble when the serious issues that confront it are the very ones people can't, or won't, talk about. Welcome to the American electorate in 2012.

11 Things All Good Divorce Lawyers Need To Know

Henry Gornbein | Posted 07.23.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

People often become totally irrational during a divorce.

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell Is Still an Addict and Has "Issues" With John Edwards

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 07.19.2012 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

Velez-Mitchell's balanced, yet, "no-holds bar" style attracts a loyal audience. She has an obsession for, and an addiction to making a real and measurable impact in the world. She is addicted to the notion that she can always do more.

Love and Sex

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

This Valentine's Day, look into the eyes and heart of your partner. Look into their hopes and dreams, and see within them the desires and determination that you also hold dear. See too the very same hurts and fears that you have been dealing with.

Meet Michela Alioto-Pier

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

Michela Alitoto-Pier Born: San Francisco, CA, 1968 Current Gig: Former San Francisco Supervisor Why should we vote for you? As a member of ...

National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Iris Mack

For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.

How IBM's Jeopardy Computer Is Dumb

Stephen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Baker

Just when you think you have IBM's Watson figured out, it'll surprise you with a response -- either stunningly on target or laughably wrong -- and you'll wonder: How did it come up with that?

On the Issues from Abortion to War & Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I want to put this somewhat intellectual blog posting into perspective. Below is a quote from Matt Taibbi's new book, Griftopia-Bubble Machines, Vamp...

I Would Welcome President Obama to North Carolina

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

I would love to see President Obama come to North Carolina to discuss the issues and talk about what he is doing to try and fix the economy.

Health Care: Hard Murmurs

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Forgive the self-indulgent self-flagellation, but it's time to own up. I was wrong. I was one of the many Washington Lemmings who had abandoned any ...

Is Theater More Relevant Than Ever?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

We want to learn and share our thoughts and feelings with others. When I discovered a theatre company that wants plays to be more than mere diversions for a docile audience, I whooped with joy.