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An Aligned Life: Prince, Queerness and Softcore Porn (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 08.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-08-23-20140821EliciaGonzalessmall.jpgIn her youth Elicia Gonzalez from Broomfield, Colorado, experienced a shocking exposure to Prince that would become "very much so representative of what would happen with my sexuality later in life."

Sikh Man Takes Off His Turban and Comes Out of the Closet (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 08.15.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-08-16-20140814MandeepJangismall.jpgMandeep Jangi of Middlesex, New Jersey, cites his Sikh faith as the "more visible aspect" of his identity. His decision to cut his hair (long hair is a traditional part of Sikh culture) was the first step to discovering his own individual identity.

'Being Gay Meant Sadness, Illness, and Death' (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 07.31.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-08-01-20140730TomWicker2small.jpgWhat was your first impression of the gay community? For Tom Wicker it was illness, death, and filth.

A Lesbian Rapper's Adorable Tribute to Her Gay Uncle (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 07.07.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-05-07-20140507MoniqueContrerassmall.jpgWhat is it about gay uncles that makes them almost universally awesome? For Monique Contreras it was the fact that her gay uncle was someone she could confide in.

Bisexuals Exist... Really (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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Gay Teen Uses Boy Scouts to Help Gay Community (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 04.16.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-04-17-20140416EricSnydersmall.jpgAs a sophomore in high school, Eric Snyder was about to come out. But then he realized the Boy Scouts had a discriminatory policy against gay and bisexual scouts, forcing him to remain in the closet. Even though Eric couldn't be openly gay, he decided that his Eagle Scout project would be.

Young Woman Explains Why She Identifies as 'Queer' (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 06.03.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

After she came out as queer to an ex-boyfriend, and later to a childhood friend with whom she led Bible study, both friends responded with support.

'I'll Be Damned If I'm Going to Be Buried a Girl': Gender Transition Inspires HIV-Positive Trans Man to Live (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 05.27.2014 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

2014-03-28-20140326TeoDrakesmall.jpgWhen Teo thought he had nothing else to live for, a therapist reminded him that gender transition was an option.

Are You Enough? Kye Allums Thinks So

J Mase III | Posted 02.16.2014 | Gay Voices
J Mase III

Project I Am Enough wants to know what you value about yourself, your journey and how to make that story speak to countless others. What this project proves is that just as it takes a village to raise us, sometimes it truly takes a village to hear.

79-Year-Old Recalls the Sex Party in Paris That Awoke Her Bisexuality (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 11.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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Gay Man Comes Out to Wife and Children, Strengthens Family Unit (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.14.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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Richard Socarides, Son of the Founder of Conversion Therapy, on Coming Out to His Dad

Nathan Manske | Posted 06.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

Dr. Charles Socarides didn't just believe that homosexuality could be cured, he was one of the most sought-after therapists for people who wanted to become straight. And for Richard, that hit a little too close to home.

WATCH: Man Recounts Coming Out To His Family After 28-Year Straight Marriage

Nathan Manske | Posted 10.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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LGBTQ Stories: Gay Couple's 4-year (and Counting) Relationship Began 20 Minutes Late

Nathan Manske | Posted 09.18.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: AIDS/LifeCycle Participant Recounts When Her Housewife Mom Told Her She Had AIDS

Nathan Manske | Posted 08.04.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: Native Hawaiian Recalls Queer Life Before Westernization

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.24.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: Transgender Man Receives Apology, Respect After 5-Year Wait

Nathan Manske | Posted 03.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: Gay Conversion Therapy Victim's Recalls Doc Telling His Parents, 'Your Son Is Straight Now'

Nathan Manske | Posted 02.14.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: Cesar Galindo On AIDS: 'I Had Lost Over 100 People'

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.30.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: Dustin Lance Black Reveals How He Came Out

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.17.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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True LGBTQ Stories: Houston Mayor Annise Parker's Young and Forbidden Love (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.10.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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True LGBTQ Stories: 'I Remember Seeing The Blood Flowing Out Of His Face': Remembering Prop 8, Three Years Later (VIDEO)

Nathan Manske | Posted 01.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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WATCH: After Facing Death, Woman Faces Her Own Sexuality

Nathan Manske | Posted 12.27.2011 | Gay Voices
Nathan Manske

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