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Staying Put and Speaking Out for Change

Rebecca Juro | Posted 06.29.2014 | Gay Voices
Rebecca Juro

I have to disagree with Mitch Kellaway's decision to stop blogging on Gay Voices. I'm sure he feels that it's the right decision for him personally, and I respect his choice and his reasoning. But rather than remove myself from the conversation by withdrawing as a blogger, I believe the opposite is called for.

"What's Between Your Legs?" Is the New "So What Do You Do in Bed?"

Cathy Renna | Posted 05.25.2014 | Gay Voices
Cathy Renna

Transgender characters in entertainment were always around, but as the punch line. When it came to news, it was usually about a hate crime. And I can tell you from personal experience even that coverage had to be fought for, from Brandon Teena to Fred Martinez to Gwen Araujo.

Why Vox Should Keep Brandon Ambrosino

Cyd Zeigler | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Cyd Zeigler

I have big issues with Ambrosino's writing. He's me 10 years ago -- and I don't love a lot of what I wrote then, either. Let's see if he can learn what I learned.

Get A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Queer Media This Weekend

Posted 02.28.2014 | Gay Voices

The 2014 Haas LGBT Media Journalists Convening will take place this weekend in Washington D.C. The annual conference brings together a who's who of...

WATCH: Major LGBT Figures Talk Representation In The Media

Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

In conjunction with the upcoming announcement of GLAAD's 2014 media awards nominations, the "It Gets Better Project" and Google+ held a hangout with p...

'More to the Story Than Marriage' LGBTs in The News Panel Series Hits L.A. Nov. 14

Thom Senzee | Posted 01.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Thom Senzee

In other words, LGBT Americans gain acceptance as people realize that "LGBT" does not automatically equate to white, affluent gay men enjoying fabulous vacations, expensive vodka and stylish clothing

San Diego Press Club's First LGBT Panel Draws Tears, Applause

Thom Senzee | Posted 09.08.2013 | Media
Thom Senzee

"I get to decide who I am, according to the State of California and a growing number of other states. But even in those states where self-identification is not yet the law, as journalists, don't you want to respect the identity of the individual as they perceive themselves?"

Gay Journalists Are Everywhere During Supreme Court Coverage

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

The remarkable shift in how the United States views gay rights and gay people could be easily understood just by following the way the media covered t...

Calling on the LGBT Media to Return to Their Core Values

Mike Spradley | Posted 08.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Mike Spradley

The LGBT media do not have many occasions when we can come together and stand in unison. Over the many years we have worked for equality, we have crea...

Why Is There No 'HuffPost Straight Voices'?

Noah Michelson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Gay Voices
Noah Michelson

There are few things that get me as riled up as being asked, "If there's a HuffPost Gay Voices, why is there no HuffPost Straight Voices?"

LGBT Media in Mexico

Enrique Torre Molina | Posted 10.02.2012 | Gay Voices
Enrique Torre Molina

If we're in the business of raising awareness on sexual diversity, of fighting discrimination against LGBT people, of sharing stories, we need to take an incisive look at what we do and how we are executing our work as narrators of reality.

Anderson Cooper And Journalism 101: The Myth Of Objectivity

Tracy Baim | Posted 07.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Tracy Baim

Is someone who is straight (or closeted) any better able to cover a gay story? Every reporter has a long list of bias points. It is time we shatter this notion that being part of a minority group means you should not be able to cover that group.

Global Voice Broadcasting Celebrates First Anniversary

Ann Walker | Posted 08.20.2012 | Gay Voices
Ann Walker

Tony Sweet has done more than make his own dreams come true; he's given a platform to a diverse and dynamic group of hosts.

Crabs In The Barrel: The Problem With The Gay Press

Logan Lynn | Posted 04.23.2012 | Gay Voices
Logan Lynn

I challenge the local, national, and international queer press to step back and look at the bigger picture. I suggest that you work harder to be journalists instead of just lazily stirring the pot we have been placed in by those who would do us harm.

Saving Santana's Storyline

Asher Huey | Posted 03.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Asher Huey

Art, including television comedy, is meant to hold a mirror to society. While holding that mirror, Hollywood should give lesbians the fair and equal consideration they give gay men.

Why the LGBT Media Matters

Barbara Dozetos | Posted 10.09.2011 | Media
Barbara Dozetos

As the general population grows more accepting of our community, is the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender news media still relevant? Do we really need newspapers, radio shows, web sites and television shows that are all gay all the time?