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Splish-Splash My DNA: Artificial Insemination

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 05.18.2013 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

It is at the core of me and my generally sardonic outlook that the first moment of my creation happened by way of a stranger masturbating into a cup, and the second involved my mother and a glorified turkey baster.

Glennisha Morgan

Casting Light On South Africa's Lesbians, Transgender Community

HuffingtonPost.com | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices

South African photographer and activist Zanele Muholi puts the spotlight on her nation's lesbian and transgender community in her new exhibit, “Face...

What's All This About A 'Lesbian Obesity Study'?

Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

A controversial new study is reportedly set to examine what's been described as the "high public-health significance" of obesity among the U.S. lesbia...

FRC Fellow: Gay Parents Shouldn't Be Protected From Parental Kidnappings

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.11.2013 | Gay Voices

A senior fellow for the conservative lobbying group the Family Research Council (FRC) has suggested that gay parents should not be legally protected a...

Were You Ever Teased for Having Gay Moms? A Tale of Two Uteri

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 05.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

I was only totally caught off-guard once by teasing and that was the first time it happened, the day I started school. I joined the first grade mid-year as a transplant from Manhattan. Back then, I was maintaining my Manhattan-dwelling habit of introducing myself as, "I'm Emma. I have two moms."

Why This Lesbian Couple's Adoption Case Could Be A Gay Marriage Milestone

AP | ED WHITE | Posted 05.06.2013 | Gay Voices

DETROIT — A lesbian couple's desire to adopt each other's children has grown into a potentially groundbreaking challenge to Michigan's ban on sa...

23 Inspiring Women Who Are Blazing Trails For The LGBT Community

Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.03.2013 | Gay Voices
Glennisha Morgan

From Liz Carmouche to Laverne Cox to Cynthia Nixton to Wanda Sykes, there are countless visible queer women who are painting the world with their bravery, boldness and tenacity. These are some of the ones who have been the most inspiring for me.

WATCH: 'Real L Word' Star Produced This Amazing Music Video

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Gay Voices

Season two, "Real L Word" star Saj Golde has just produced a new music video. The clip, titled "Falling In Love" and performed by R&B singer Toi, h...

Glennisha Morgan

Staceyann Chin: Black Gay Community Needs Straight Allies

HuffingtonPost.com | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.23.2013 | Gay Voices

Over a decade ago, Staceyann Chin burst onto the scene with Russell Simmons’ “Def Poetry Jam” on Broadway. Sharing the stage with other prominen...

The Rise Of Web TV: Producer Tucky Williams On Sex Scenes

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 04.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Creator Tucky Williams set out to construct a fictional world of suburban lesbians where the characters seem like friends from down the block. These gals aren't glamazons, but they are flawed in ways that make them interesting.

'Butch/Femme' Photo Project Challenges Identity Norms

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 02.12.2013 | Gay Voices

Photographer Wendi Kali shot almost 100 people in 35 cities as part of her new "Butch/Femme Photo Project," which she's deemed an exploration of lesbi...

Anti-Gay Road Rage: 71-Year-Old Charged With Beating Woman WIth Steering Wheel Lock

Posted 01.31.2013 | Gay Voices

An elderly Washington state resident has been slapped with anti-gay hate crime allegations after what started off as a simple fender-bender spiraled i...

WATCH: New Series Follows Lesbians Down South

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 01.30.2013 | Gay Voices

“Girl Play TV” fills the void of leading fictional black lesbian characters with masculine-centered or identified women. The New Orleans-based sho...

LOOK: The Sweet Way This Girl Came Out To Her Parents

Posted 01.29.2013 | Gay Voices

This could, quite literally, be the sweetest coming out you'll ever see. Tumblr user ellende-generes, identified only as Laurel, presented her par...

Why Do Lesbians Love Balls So Much?

Allison Hope | Posted 03.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Allison Hope

I'm not a girly girl who prefers weaving a basket to sinking one. I'd rather bounce a ball off my racquet than a baby on my knee. And I will always prefer black grease paint to mascara. But I just don't get the lesbian sports craze.

Virginia Pastor Who Helped Woman Smuggle Child Out Of Country Jailed By Federal Judge

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 01.24.2013 | Religion

A pastor at the center of a dramatic and acrimonious custody and kidnapping case has been jailed for refusing to testify in court. Kenneth Miller, ...

Did Ashley Furniture Fire A Worker For Being Gay?

Posted 01.25.2014 | Gay Voices

A New Jersey outlet of America's largest furniture manufacturing companies has been slapped with a lawsuit from a former employee who says she was fir...

The Surprising Truth About Gay People

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 12.07.2012 | Money

The gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community is in better financial health than the rest of the country on average, a recent study found. N...

Homosexuality Is Caused By Sex With Demons, Former Stripper Claims

Posted 11.25.2013 | Gay Voices

A former stripper turned ministry leader who claims she once considered becoming a lesbian has offered up a rather unusual explanation for homosexuali...

WATCH: Say Goodbye To Your Boyfriends, Ladies

Posted 01.26.2013 | Comedy

Earlier this month, College Humor released a video with an ultimatum for all the straight guys out there: vote in favor of marriage equality, or gay m...

I Tried to Seduce My Therapist

Candace Walsh | Posted 01.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Candace Walsh

There's nothing more humbling than finding you're living out a big flaming cliché, although it (of course) feels like you are the first person to have this experience in all of history. Five years ago, my coming-out cliché hit me like a ton of rubyfruit. I fell in love with my lady therapist.

'F To 7th': Good Old-Fashioned Lesbianism

Ingrid Jungermann | Posted 12.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Ingrid Jungermann

I'm in a lesbian lost generation. The old breed of lesbians who experienced hate crime before it was hate crime is, well, old. The new breed is so much more interesting and smart and good-looking. I want to be part of something, but I can't find lesbians like me.

Why I Hate Being Called A 'Lipstick Lesbian'

Jincey Lumpkin | Posted 12.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Jincey Lumpkin

Revealing that I am a lesbian often causes even more trouble, because straight people (men in particular) can't seem to grasp the concept that a lesbian can be girlie-looking.

LOOK: Famous Women Who Loved Women

Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women

Famous lesbian couples like Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, or Cynthia Nixon and Christine Marinoni, are a now common sight in the news and on th...

What You Need to Know about Naomi Wolf and Vagina

Jane Czyzselska | Posted 11.25.2012 | Women
Jane Czyzselska

Since Naomi Wolf released Vagina: A New Biography, we've seen an endless number of personal attacks masquerading as critique and a denigration of the author's work, mental health and intelligence -- critiques no man would dare to make, lest he be accused of misogyny.