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Lgbt Tolerance

Just Talking About Same-Sex Marriage With Anti-Gay Voters Can Shift Opinions, Study Shows

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics

Having persuasive face-to-face conversations with someone who supports same-sex marriage can lead opponents to have significant and long-lasting shift...

Can You Be 'Heterosexually Gay'? | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Jimmy Nguyen

Can you be "heterosexually gay"? Actors Christian Campbell (who shot to gay icon status with his starring role in the 1999 film Trick) and his wife...

Why I Didn't Go Back to My Mother's Baptist Church on Sunday

Blake Driver | Posted 02.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Blake Driver

According to what I know is right from a lifetime of careful examination, tolerance is crucial to the ongoing, deep and harmonious fellowship and communion of humanity; intolerance only pushes us over lines and out doors.

That Wednesday

Alexandra Billings | Posted 09.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Alexandra Billings

Since I began my transition, I have tried to figure out why everyone's so angry at me. And the anger I've been trying to find, the rage I've been trying to identify, culminated on that Wednesday morning when I woke up inexplicably at 7 a.m.

New Poll Reveals Acceptance Levels Of Homosexuality Around The World

Posted 06.06.2013 | Gay Voices

The fight for marriage equality continues to dominate global headlines, but a new survey reveals a surprising divide on the acceptance of homosexualit...

'Live and Let Live' Isn't Enough Anymore

Tom Bartolomei | Posted 07.23.2013 | Gay Voices
Tom Bartolomei

It's no longer sufficient for our straight friends to say, "I have no problem with you being gay," or, "I have gay friends." What we really need is for LGBT people and our allies to stand together and say that enough is enough when it comes to homophobia.

Accept And Tolerate My Gay Kid? That's Not Good Enough

Amelia | Posted 06.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Amelia

With politicians there is a lot talk of "acceptance" and "tolerance" when it comes to homosexuality. I accept the fact that I have to pay taxes. I tolerate the fact that I have to go to the dentist. Why should either of those words apply to how a parent feels about their child?

King of Queens: Straight Guy in the Queer Eye

Conquistador | Posted 03.19.2013 | Gay Voices
Conquistador

I have a bigger moustache than your father, higher heels than your mother and I'll steal your girlfriend if you call me "faggot" one more time. Lock up your daughters, shoes and handbags, because Conquistador is coming to town.

How Friendly Is 'Gay-Friendly'?

Martin Maidenberg | Posted 03.10.2013 | Gay Voices
Martin Maidenberg

Over the holiday break I spent time with friends, family and other loved ones who have supported and loved me without reservation over the years. However, three separate encounters led me to question what I had come to know about support as opposed to true understanding.

The Incredible Story of What Happened When Two Gay Men Were Harassed While Waiting for Pizza

Joel Díaz | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices
Joel Díaz

Ethan and I were holding hands and we were laughing about all the fun we'd had that night, when all of the sudden the guy in front of us turns around and tells us to cut our "gay shit" out. I was a bit startled by his words but I didn't expect what happened next.

Two Cheers for 'Tolerance'

John Schwartz | Posted 02.17.2013 | Gay Voices
John Schwartz

Vocabulary alone can't fix our problems. But being mindful of what words do is a great start to making the world the kind of place that will embrace these kids so that they can embrace the world right back.

What Do We Know About Young People's Attitudes Toward Difference and Toward LGBTQ or Gender-Nonconforming Youth?

Elizabethe C. Payne | Posted 09.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Elizabethe C. Payne

When trying to understand why kids bully and which kids tend to be targets, it is important to step outside the image of the traditional bully/victim binary.

Judge: Teen Can Wear Anti-Gay Shirt To School

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 2006, Naperville's Neuqua Valley High School allowed students to participate in a nationwide "Day of Silence," which promotes tolerance of the gay ...