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Don't Say It!

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

Word is going to be bandied about quite often throughout day by all sorts of people, no matter how hard I may try to get people to remove it from their vocabulary. Word is still present. Word still exists. Word does not disappear just because I choose not to use word in this essay.

What Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Would Have Done To Me

Parenting.com | Posted 04.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Parenting.com

Campfield's latest version of the bill would require teachers or school administrators to out suspected gay youth to their parents. I suspect that Campfield misunderstands how kids, even young kids, figure out who they are -- and how important it is not to interfere with that process.

Michelangelo Signorile

'Star Trek' Legend On LGBT Rights, Viral Videos And Anti-Gay Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.12.2013 | Gay Voices

George Takei says there’s a not-so-secret mission -- or two -- behind the bitingly funny videos and Facebook updates which the "Star Trek" legend po...

'Don't Say Gay' at the GOP Convention: A View From the Floor

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

No one uttered the word "gay" from the podium, nor did anyone want to want to speak about the issue when asked. But no one ever attained their civil rights from being quiet. Keep your hugs and kisses. Just give me full equality.

Experts Decry Ban On Gay Men's Sperm Donation On HuffPost Live

Posted 08.28.2012 | Gay Voices

The controversial ban on anonymous sperm donations from gay men to protect female recipients from HIV from the focus of a HuffPost Live segment yester...

Tennessee Mayor Tells LGBT Pride Revelers: 'It's OK to Say Gay'

Posted 06.27.2012 | Gay Voices

A Tennessee mayor touched on the controversy surrounding the state's now-axed "Don't Say Gay" bill during an appearance at her city's gay pride celebr...

State Delays Controversial Anti-Gay Bill

The Huffington Post | Anna Staver | Posted 02.29.2012 | Politics

Although GOP state leadership has asked him to back off the issue, the Republican sponsor of Tennessee's so-called "Don't Say Gay" bill will continue ...

Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Advances Despite Protests

Posted 02.16.2012 | Gay Voices

Despite nationwide criticism, a controversial Tennessee bill that would restrict references to homosexuality in schools has cleared its first hurdle i...

Give Your Oppressed White, Straight, Christian Man a Valentine's Day Gift

Brandon Thomas | Posted 04.11.2012 | Gay Voices
Brandon Thomas

Our fast-paced, multicultural, marginally-more-tolerant-than-it-used-to-be world is a scary place for some white, straight, Christian men. They're no longer sure of their place in our society. So this Valentine's Day, do something special for them.

Sit-Ins for Stacey

Scottie Thomaston | Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Scottie Thomaston

Through long-term, concerted efforts, beginning with lunch counter sit-ins and hopefully culminating in the coming together of Americans of all stripes, we will combat anti-white, anti-male, and anti-heterosexual sentiment wherever we find it.

From Stupid to Dangerous

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 04.03.2012 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Newt Gingrich's Tennessee campaign co-chair is none other than Tennessee GOP state Sen. Stacey Campfield, which seems only fitting since Campfield, too, appears to fancy himself a historian -- in addition to a public health expert.

Michelangelo Signorile

Restaurant Owner Who Kicked Out Tennessee's 'Don't Say Gay' Senator Describes Encounter

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices

The owner of a Knoxville eatery says refusing to serve Tennessee GOP state Sen. Stacey Campfield last Sunday was a "kind of spur of the moment gut rea...

LISTEN: Tennessee 'Don't Say Gay' Senator Confirms He Was Kicked Out Of Restaurant

Posted 01.31.2012 | Gay Voices

The Republican senator at the forefront of Tennessee's controversial "Don't Say Gay" bill proposal has confirmed reports that he was kicked out of a K...

Tennessee Senator Behind 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Removed From Restaurant In Wake Of Anti-Gay Remarks

Posted 01.30.2012 | Gay Voices

Tennessee Senator Stacey Campfield's proposed "Don't Say Gay" law continues to divide residents -- but one local restaurateur made her views on the le...

Michelangelo Signorile

Tennessee Senator Behind 'Don't Say Gay' Bill Sounds Off On Bullying, AIDS And Homosexual 'Glorification'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 03.27.2012 | Gay Voices

In an often belligerent and sarcastic tone, GOP State Senator Stacey Campfield, the man who spearheaded Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill -- which woul...

'Don't Say Gay' Bill Gains Traction In Tennessee

Carly Schwartz | Posted 06.22.2011 | Politics

A bill that would prohibit teachers from discussing homosexuality in the classroom before the ninth grade has advanced in Tennessee's Senate. Spon...