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WATCH: Singer Strips Down In New Video To Take On LGBT Slurs

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.18.2013 | Gay Voices

Singer and songwriter Ryan Amador just released his new video, "Define Me," featuring Jo Lampert. The powerful video shows Amador and Lampert stri...

LOOK: 'Girls' Star Goes Gay For Bridal Photoshoot

Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Jemima Kirke is going gay -- for a bridal shoot, that is. Wearing a flowing white gown, the 27-year-old "Girls" star shares a steamy embrace with ...

WATCH: Andy Cohen Joins Tegan And Sara On Jay Leno

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.15.2013 | Gay Voices

While on tour to promote his memoir Most Talkative: Stories from the Front Lines of Pop Culture, Bravo executive Andy Cohen recently sat alongside LL ...

Is it Easier to Come Out to Mom or Dad?

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

I feel emotional reading this letter from a father to his son and hearing how Magic Johnson led the conversation in a very warm and supportive way to his son. These young gay men are lucky to have these fathers.

A Brief History of Gay and Lesbian Characters in Fiction

Dave Astor | Posted 06.05.2013 | Books
Dave Astor

With marriage equality in the news this year, it's worth noting that 2013 also marks the 40th anniversary of the pioneering novel Rubyfruit Jungle.

Will A Lesbian Beauty Queen Take The Crown In South Carolina?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 04.17.2013 | Gay Voices

Nineteen-year-old Analouisa Valencia, an African-American and Latina lesbian, is looking forward to competing in the Miss South Carolina contest in Ju...

'Tabatha's Salon Takeover' Guru Debunks Lesbian Style Stereotypes

Posted 04.05.2013 | Gay Voices

Tabatha Coffey chatted with HuffPost Live's Abby Huntsman about the long-standing stereotypes that surround lesbian fashion sense. The star of "Ta...

The Catholic Church On Gays And Gay Marriage

Sister Mary Ann Walsh | Posted 06.01.2013 | Religion
Sister Mary Ann Walsh

When Cardinal Dolan on Easter spoke kindly of the gays and lesbians, media feigned shock. In reality, the Catholic Church challenges all its members -- in different ways over different issues.

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...