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Kylie Minogue, Elvis Presley's Granddaughter Kiss In Lesbian-Werewolf Film

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment

Teenage lesbians, werewolf fantasies and Australian siren Kylie Minogue collide in a new indie film from writer-director Bradley Rust Gray, of "The Ex...

'The Real L Word' Cast Member Offers Up 'Somer Fridays'

Posted 07.27.2012 | Gay Voices

"The Real L Word" is officially back in full force -- and HuffPost Gay Voices has got an exclusive clip featuring cast member Somer Bingham. On th...

Should Sally Ride Have Publicly Come Out?

AP | By DAVID CRARY | Posted 07.26.2012 | Gay Voices

NEW YORK -- Pioneering astronaut Sally Ride, who relished privacy as much as she did adventure, chose an appropriately discreet manner of coming out. ...

Nebraska Woman Has Anti-Gay Slurs Carved Into Her Skin In Alleged Hate Crime

Posted 07.23.2012 | Gay Voices

A Nebraska community is rallying in response to a violent home invasion and assault which many have alleged was an anti-gay hate crime. The Lincoln...

Coming Out of My 'Trans'

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

I need to come out -- again! I need to admit that up until recently I have been transphobic. I can admit this today because I have made a complete change and have removed most of my negativity around transgendered folks.

'Black Swan' Breaks Dubious Record For Lesbian Sex Scene

Posted 07.16.2012 | Gay Voices

The steamy "Black Swan" love scene between Natalie Portman and co-star Mila Kunis may have been the No. 1 selling point for a fair number of moviegoer...

Super Lesbian PAC

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The more PACs the better, from anywhere on the political spectrum. Just because the game is rigged doesn't mean it isn't worth the effort to play.

The Myth of Spontaneity vs. Sustainable Sex

Glenda Corwin | Posted 09.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Glenda Corwin

New lovers spend hours planning minute details of the next rendezvous -- what to wear, where to go, what kind of ambience to create. So all that burst of sexual feeling that feels so spontaneous is really the result of intense, extended foreplay.

Top Five Misconceptions About Lesbians, As Told By 'Real L Word' Cast Member

Posted 07.05.2012 | Gay Voices

The season three premiere of "The Real L Word" might still be a week away, but Showtime is offering The Huffington Post a sneak peek with this exclusi...

Famed Jamaican Reggae Singer: 'Yes, I Am A Lesbian'

Posted 07.05.2012 | Gay Voices

Anderson Cooper isn't the only celebrity to recently come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Diana King, the Jamaican "reggae-fusion" si...

Gay Conversion Therapy Devastated My Family

Chana Wilson | Posted 08.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Chana Wilson

She moved from the suburbs into New York's Greenwich Village, where she found a vibrant lesbian community, and reclaimed joy. The mother who had been so profoundly depressed throughout my childhood wrote me, "I wake up in the morning, look in the mirror, and am so happy to be alive."

Something To Celebrate: A Look Back At The Best LGBT Moments Of The Week

Posted 06.16.2012 | Gay Voices

With so much hate continually aimed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, we like to take a moment every once in a while to highlig...

Study Finds Lesbian Women More Likely To Encounter Child Abuse And Sexual Assault

Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

UPDATE: Dr. Keren Lehavot, the study's author, tells HuffPost Gay Voices reports have misconstrued the aim of the research, which intended to intended...

When You Realize You're a Lesbian

Sasha Lotrian | Posted 08.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Sasha Lotrian

The coming-out process can be an overwhelming experience. It is most definitely an emotional rollercoaster as one goes through the self-realization that they are gay all the way to admitting it to the world. But how much of the 'when you come out' affects how you identify within the gay community?

WATCH: Justin Bieber Zinged With Lesbian 'Gayfriend' Parody

Posted 06.04.2012 | Gay Voices

Having already been the subject of an infamous website featuring photos of lesbian women who are said to look like him, Justin Bieber is no stranger t...

Why 'The Real L Word' Is Bad For Lesbians

Christina Cauterucci | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Christina Cauterucci

Though it's impressive that a mainstream television show centered on queer women has seen such success, the show's distorted depiction of lesbian culture is something to mourn, not celebrate. Young queers deserve positive, nuanced examples of lesbians in mainstream media.

Where Have All the Buttons Gone?

Julie Bindel | Posted 07.21.2012 | Home
Julie Bindel

In the 1970s and '80s those of us on the political left used to declare our views on bits of metal pinned onto denim and leather. Buttons make a message so much more intimate.

The Dyke March Hits 20!

Kelly Cogswell | Posted 07.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Kelly Cogswell

It's that time of year again, when lesbians all over the world huddle in back rooms, plotting global domination, civilization's end, and their annual Dyke March.

Obama and the Bully: The Cornering of Mitt Romney

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

To a generation of current and future voters, Barack Obama has deftly offered a choice: a respectful and inclusive voice of the future; versus a schoolyard tormenter aligned with the intolerant voices of the past. Not bad for a community organizer.

The Birds And The Bees, With A Twist

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Cheryl Dumesnil

Recently my wife and I realized that while our older son could recite the egg/sperm/donor story at age 2, we're not sure what our younger son knows about his beginnings. We decided to wait for a teachable moment to arrive, which happened one morning last week.

Gay Men Who Lesbian-Bash: What's Up With That?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Why would a gay man make a homophobic comment about a lesbian? Actually, it's all too common. And much of it (but certainly not all) comes from gay conservatives who seem to be embarrassed by much of the LGBT community.

One Million Moms Is Back: Anti-Gay Group Condemns Urban Outfitters' Lesbian Photo

Posted 04.17.2012 | Gay Voices

Seemingly undeterred by the failure of its much-publicized objection to Ellen DeGeneres' new JCPenney spokeswoman role, One Million Moms is back in th...

The Assumption Of Heterosexuality When You Are A Feminine Lesbian

Megan Evans | Posted 06.05.2012 | Gay Voices
Megan Evans

I want femme lesbians to be recognised for who we are, to be acknowledged, accepted, and respected. I do not want to be seen as my partner's sister, and I do not want to be viewed as not truly belonging to the lesbian community.

Lesbian Chef Entitled To $1.6 Million After Boss Prayed To Cure Her Sexuality

Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices

It's a big payday for one New York-based lesbian chef who says her boss openly prayed to God to "heal" her. The New York Post reports that Mirella...

Michelangelo Signorile

Chely Wright On The Highs And Lows Of Being A Lesbian In Country Music

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.21.2012 | Gay Voices

Almost two years after going public about being a lesbian, breaking a barrier as the first commercial country music star to come out, Chely Wright say...