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New Drama About Two Queer People At Crossroads In Their Lives In The Works

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices

A new drama is in the works that takes a dramatic look at the lives of two queer people at crossroads in their lives. Called "Retake," the film fol...

Do You Hate Everybody? These Gays Guys Do Too, And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.27.2014 | Gay Voices

What's it like to be somebody that hates everybody and everything? That may be a bit of an exaggeration, but we all at least have parts of ourselve...

Coming Into Your Queer Identity... At The Spa?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.21.2014 | Gay Voices

The coming out process is complicated and unique for everyone -- especially when there are familial or cultural tensions involved. What can the ex...

Exploring The Human Condition -- And Sex -- Through Experimental Film

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.07.2014 | Gay Voices

From the creator of award-winning film "Shabbat Dinner" comes "Lily in the Grinder," a "kaleidoscopic film about existence, sex, death, and time set t...

RuPaul And Drag Queens Offer Response To Facebook 'Real Name' Policy

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.25.2014 | Gay Voices

It looks like the Facebook "real name" policy is here to stay -- and artists and performers from all over the globe are not happy about it. Over th...

Thai Photographer Creates Stunning Portraits Of His Girlfriend, A Transgender Woman

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.02.2014 | Arts

Thanks to the semi-magical invention known as the camera, viewers glued to their computer screens can gain intimate access into spaces, times, and liv...

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Exploring Brooklyn's 'Drag Explosion' Through Film

HuffingtonPost.com | James Nichols | Posted 09.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In late 2013 and early 2014, HuffPost Gay Voices Associate Editor James Nichols spent six months exploring the explosion of drag culture in northern B...

LOOK: Love Is Alive In These Photos Of LGBT Couples

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 09.20.2014 | Gay Voices

A new book of photographs that documents and tells the stories of enduring relationships within the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) comm...

'So You Think You Can Dance' Breaks Its Routine By Going Gay, And We Love It

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.29.2014 | Gay Voices

"So You Think You Can Dance" is show that runs on physical skill and sexual chemistry, but up until now, that chemistry's been pretty heterosexual. ...

What Does It Mean To Be Seen As A Queer Person?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.20.2014 | Gay Voices

What does it mean to be seen -- and visible -- as an out and proud queer person? Visibility and a shifting cultural consciousness surrounding any c...

LOOK: Queer Artists Get Their Time In The Spotlight In New Exhibition

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.18.2014 | Gay Voices

"Queer Fellows: A Side Seldom Seen," a new exhibition, will run from Aug. 22-Sept. 4 at The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Mass. It will showc...

Are You The Next Tom Of Finland?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices

The Tom of Finland Foundation, which preserves and promotes the legacy of the iconic gay artist, is returning with its Emerging Artist Competition, an...

A Compelling Look At Queer Black Identity In Post-Apartheid South Africa (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.05.2014 | Gay Voices

A compelling new exhibit has hit the Ryerson Image Centre that addresses representation of queer, black female identity and its place in relation to p...

LOOK: One Artist's Incredible Documentation Of His Transition Across The Gender Spectrum

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 07.19.2014 | Gay Voices

A stunning new art exhibition is slated to open in Toronto this month that chronicles one artist's transition across the gender spectrum. From arti...

LOOK: Photographer's New Series Seeks To Redefine What Family Means

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.26.2014 | Gay Voices

Joe Schmelzer's background is in commercial and editorial photography, but for a new series he is documenting his travels and experiences with his boy...

LOOK: Tom Of Finland Gets His Own Stamps... And They Are EVERYTHING (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices

The late graphic artist Tom of Finland, born Touko Laaksonen, is about to become further cemented as an icon for his contributions to gay art and hist...

Here's What Happened At The Art Show Where Student Claimed He'd Lose His Virginity (NSFW PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 04.04.2014 | Gay Voices

After months of media hype, an art school student who claimed he would have gay sex and lose his virginity as part of a live performance piece followe...

The Next Big Move For Jinkx Monsoon

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices

It's been almost a year since Jinkx Monsoon stole our hearts in the fifth season of "RuPaul's Drag Race." With this season's queens competing in the a...

Documenting The Lives Of Gay Men Around The World

Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

"The Gay Men Project" is a large-scale photography endeavor from Kevin Truong that aims to document the lives and experiences of gay men on a global s...

WATCH: A True Bromance... Or More?

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices

It's amaaaaazng what a little editing can do. In this adorable and hilarious video from YouTuber MekkiLeeper, a day in the life of two straight dud...

A Look At Historic Queer Art In LA

Posted 03.23.2014 | Gay Voices

On March 15, Los Angeles' ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives opened its "EZTV: Video Transfer" exhibition, a screening series that explores the histo...

A Day In The Life Of A Sexy Gay Biker Gang (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.19.2014 | Gay Voices

(Note: The above video contains nudity and graphic content and may not be appropriate for sensitive and/or work environments) From the incredible b...

LOOK: Disney's Leading Men Like You've Never Seen Them Before

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.14.2014 | Gay Voices

Walt Disney has likely a profound impact on your childhood and development -- and the influence of this media giant continues to play a major role in ...

LOOK: This Artist's Grandfather Came Out 5 Months Before His Death

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Artist Grant Rehnberg's grandfather came out to him as gay at the age of 90 -- only five months before his death -- and the experience certainly left ...

'The Football Players Used To Call Me Faggot And Queer'

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.09.2014 | Gay Voices

A new film currently engaged in a Kickstarter campaign asks the question: what would happen if the world persecuted and marginalized heterosexuals and...