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Lgbt Stereotypes

Gay Men Are Losing Our Pizazz, and It's a Problem... or Something?

Adam Hunt | Posted 03.26.2014 | Gay Voices
Adam Hunt

Recently Esquire published an article synopsizing HBO's Looking for the straight-male community. The author astutely points out that "this show is pretty gay" and expresses his disappointment that its characters don't live up to his standards regarding how fabulously hilarious we queers should be.

14 LGBT Resolutions for 2014

Anna Aagenes | Posted 03.02.2014 | Gay Voices
Anna Aagenes

We have an opportunity to strengthen our efforts when we unify and include more diversity of voices in our fight for full equality.

WATCH: Universal Studios Puts On Horrifyingly Homophobic Halloween Production

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 10.23.2013 | Gay Voices

It's been quite a year of social and political progress for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals as our community continues to ga...

The Worst (And Most Hilarious) Lesbian Stereotypes That Just Won't Die

Posted 08.25.2013 | Gay Voices

By Mary Malia for YourTango.com Lesbians stereotypes: you use them, lesbians use them, we all use them. Stereotypes simplify our thinking about lo...

10 Things Lesbians Hate to Hear

Marissa Higgins | Posted 08.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Marissa Higgins

4. "Who's the guy in your relationship?" Ouch. Some aspects of the patriarchy simply don't apply in same-sex relationships, and someone having to be "the guy" in a lesbian relationship is one of them.

WATCH: Lesbian Responds To Really Dumb Question About Dressing Butch With... A Watermelon?

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 06.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Lesbians get asked all sorts of silly questions. One of them is, "If you love women so much, how come you don't dress like one?" In the video abov...

WATCH: Sara Gilbert Reveals "Hairy" Leg To Demonstrate Lesbian Stereotype

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 05.28.2013 | Gay Voices

Stereotypes are a part of every culture and the hosts of CBS' "The Talk" recently tackled them head on with the help of a few props and a lot of humor...

Do 'Gaybros' Divide The LGBT Community?

Posted 03.24.2014 | Gay Voices

A recent article on Slate.com about a Reddit subgroup known as "Gaybros" inspired the above conversation on HuffPost Live. Urban Dictionary defines...

Christian Teen's Amazingly Homophobic Rap Makes Hate Speech Rhyme

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.06.2013 | Gay Voices

T For Tolerance? More like T for Terrible, Terrifying and Tragic. In recently rediscovered YouTube video, posted several months ago by user "Apolog...

Overlapping Stereotypes Of LGBT People And Jews As Developmentally Immature

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 12.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Throughout history, dominant groups have depicted or represented minority groups in a variety of negative ways in order to maintain control or mastery. I have found many clear and stunning connections between historical representations of LGBT people and Jewish people.

The Military Asks, and I Will Tell

Joe Kort, Ph.D. | Posted 10.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Joe Kort, Ph.D.

Believe it or not, many therapists still think many of these myths are true.

How's Your "Gaydar"?

Irene Monroe | Posted 08.07.2012 | Gay Voices
Irene Monroe

While many of us LGBTQ people use our gaydar in a tongue-and-cheek way to poke fun at each other, or to brag about our accuracy in spotting each other, we're basing these assumptions on socially constructed signifiers that are also used to discriminate against us.

The 'Art' and Rhetoric of Stereotyping and Scapegoating LGBT People

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 03.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

Since long before biblical references to Abraham, men have engaged in sexual relations outside the confines of marriage, but I am continually struck by the charge that ensuring marriage equality for same-sex couples will cheapen the institution of marriage.