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Don't Let Seoul's Mayor Buckle to Homophobia and Transphobia

Andy Marra | Posted 12.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Andy Marra

As mayor, Mr. Park halted the enactment of Seoul's Charter of Human Rights for the city's upcoming observance of Human Rights Day. Why? The Charter included a provision stating support for non-discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

Christian Activist: Social Media Can Protect Gay Rights Better Than A Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 12.04.2014 | Gay Voices

During a hearing on Michigan legislation that would make it illegal to discriminate against LGBT individuals, the leader of a Christian advocacy group...

Shadee Ashtari

GOP Official: Anti-Bullying Legislation Will Teach Students 'Perverted Sex Acts'

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 10.20.2014 | Politics

Loudoun County Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R) warned supporters in a fundraising email Thursday that the advancement of gay rights may force business...

Driver Allegedly Kicks Gay Couple Out Of Cab For Kissing, Tells Them They're Going To Hell

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.24.2014 | Gay Voices

In a depressing reminder of how anti-LGBT sentiment is still engrained in much of the American psyche, a taxi driver allegedly kicked a gay Houston co...

The Term Homophobia Is Improper

Mark Baer | Posted 11.30.2014 | Politics
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Mark Baer

Religion aside, I firmly believe that those who argue that homosexuality is a choice do so in order to justify senseless beatings of gays and lesbians, and continued discrimination and mistreatment against them. I also believe without a doubt that it is a choice to be a nasty human being.

Lesbian Couple Featured In Arizona Dem's Ad Hitting Opponent Over Anti-LGBT Bill

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics

A Democrat running for secretary of state in Arizona is highlighting his Republican opponent's vote in favor of a controversial bill that would have a...

Immoral, Infamous, Scandalous and Notoriously Disgraceful

Charles Francis | Posted 11.09.2014 | Gay Voices
Charles Francis

In 1971, a young man was wrongfully terminated from his job with the federal government. And his termination was not based on poor performance. Rather, Charlie Baker was fired from his job with the NBS simply because he was gay.

LGBT Customers On Their Experiences With Anti-Gay Discrimination At Restaurants, Businesses

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 08.21.2014 | Gay Voices

In 2012, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy sparked a media firestorm after arguing in defense of his fast food chain's support of "the biblical definiti...

Church Cancels Man's Funeral After Learning He Was Gay

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.08.2014 | Religion

Kendall Capers found no hope at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church after the death of his husband, Julion Evans, who died at age 42 from amyloidosis. ...

Amanda Terkel

LGBT Job Applicants Less Likely To Be Called Back For Interviews With Federal Contractors

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees were 23 percent less likely to be called back for interviews with federal contractors w...

Jan Brewer Claims She's Open To LGBT Protections... But Is She Really?

The Huffington Post | David McCabe | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) said Tuesday that it could be time for the state to adopt laws that ban discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation ...

An Inch at a Time Toward ENDA

Rev. Susan Russell | Posted 08.17.2014 | Gay Voices
Rev. Susan Russell

This is what liberty and justice for all looks like: making sure that that equal protection equally protects all Americans.

Homophobia Is Hurting The Economy

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Hiscott | Posted 06.13.2014 | Business

Homophobia could be costing the Indian economy as much as $30.8 billion every year, according to an upcoming study for the World Bank. And it's not ju...

Gay Detroit Man Says He Was Beaten In Pride Attack Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.10.2014 | Gay Voices

An alleged attack on a 20-year-old gay man at Detroit’s Motor City Pride was caught on tape over the weekend. Footage of the violence shows Chri...

Lila Shapiro

Michigan Politician Compares Gays To Nazis

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.22.2014 | Gay Voices

The city council in Saginaw, Michigan, spent a few hours this week debating an ordinance that would have banned local businesses from firing or refusi...

Gay Rugby Group's New Study Aims To 'Challenge Prejudice' In Sports

AP | Posted 05.16.2014 | Gay Voices

SYDNEY (AP) — Organizers of the Bingham Cup, the world cup of gay rugby, have initiated an international study of discrimination based on sexuality ...

WATCH: How The Criminal Justice System Profiles LGBT People

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 05.08.2014 | Gay Voices

The United States' criminal justice system has a habit of discriminating against the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and peopl...

A Tale of Three Bishops

Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson | Posted 06.18.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Nancy Wilson

No matter how many times someone stands up with blood on their hands and says, "I massacred this Christian because you allow two people of the same gender to marry each other," it does not make it true.

Amanda Terkel

Obamacare Bars Discrimination Based On Gender Identity But Not Sexual Orientation: HHS Official

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Affordable Care Act is the first federal law to provide protection against sex discrimination in health care. LGBT advocates have be...

An Open Letter to Pat Robertson

Michael Rohrer | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Michael Rohrer

Your negative words penetrate the ear of a mother or father or grandmother who might have a family member struggling with the courage to be himself.

Anti-Gay Disrimination: Federal Judge Wrong in Walters Case

Thom Senzee | Posted 05.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Thom Senzee

See if you agree with me that the photos in the slideshow below plainly show that the San Diego Police Department discriminated against Will Walters, ...

What Hobby Lobby Can Mean for the LGBT Community

Ashland Johnson | Posted 05.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Ashland Johnson

If accepted by the Supreme Court, the arguments Hobby Lobby is advancing may pose a serious threat to anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people.

Amanda Terkel

Democratic Support Grows For Obama To Make Big Move On LGBT Rights

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.24.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: 3/21/14 -- The final letter, viewable here, has 220 signatures (168 in the House and 52 in the Senate). Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) also...

The Surprise Impact Of Anti-LGBT Job Discrimination

Posted 03.27.2014 | Gay Voices

Transgender rights advocates took to HuffPost Live this week as pressure on President Barack Obama to sign an executive order which would extend Emplo...

Amanda Terkel

Nearly 200 Lawmakers Call On Obama To Sign ENDA Executive Order

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics

UPDATE: 9/20/14 -- Since the publication of this piece, a number of lawmakers have indicated that they back the effort and have signed onto the letter...