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July 24, 2016

Transgender People Open Up About The Impact Of HIV On The Trans Community

An incredible new video series is brining together people across the spectrum of transgender identity for a candid conversation about HIV and the impact it has on the trans community. The series videos, called “Empowered Trans,” features different conversations about the experience of being HIV-positive and trans, ranging from moments of diagnosis to discrimination and […]

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20 Unspoken Rules Of Urban Lesbians

Hello. Are you a female homosexual inhabiting a densely populated urban area? Are you having a hard time understanding lesbians? DO you find their behavior perplexing, unsavory, and erratic? Is it you? Yes, partially. It’s always a little you. But there are rules you can follow that will make being you less of a problem. […]

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Ask A Queer Chick: I’m Muslim And Gay. How Do I Come Out To My Homophobic Family?

Every month HuffPost Queer Voices partners with Fusion to share Lindsay King-Miller’s “Ask A Queer Chick” advice column. I’m 14 years old and lesbian, but I’m scared to come out of the closet to my homophobic Islamic family. My mom accidentally found out I’m lesbian and wants me to see a therapist, and she says […]

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July 23, 2016

Leaked Emails Show White House Rejected Ariana Grande After #DonutGate

How many licks does it take to get the White House to reject you?  According to an email Wikileaks published in a massive hack of the Democratic National Committee database on Friday, just one. After pop star Ariana Grande was captured on video in 2015 licking donuts she had no intention of buying, the singer seemingly tried to […]

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How I Told My Husband And Boyfriend I Love Another Man

I had a confession to make. To my husband, Alex, and our boyfriend, Jon. I was pretty sure I was having an affair, and I was pretty sure it was outside the rules of our open relationship. His name is Conor. At first, he was just supposed to be some guy I fucked after one […]

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Queer Rapper Rica Shay Parties With Club Kids In The Desert In New Video

Rica Shay is a queer hip hop artist and rapper based out of Los Angeles who is already well-known in the queer underground in both the City of Angels and New York City. The rapper recently dropped his latest video, “Turn This,” featuring an assortment of club kids and nightlife personalities. “Regardless of the tone […]

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July 22, 2016

Megyn Kelly Wore Spaghetti Straps And People Lost It

If you’re a woman on national television reporting on a political event from hot, humid Cleveland, wearing a weather-appropriate outfit makes you the target of an endless stream of sexist commentary.   Twitter denizens had a lot to say about Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly and her spaghetti strap top as she reported on the Republican […]

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Listen To One Gay Man's Harrowing Story About Conversion Therapy

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Stephen Baldwin Thinks Gays Should Start Their Own Churches If They Want To Marry

While attending the Republican National Convention this week, actor Stephen Baldwin offered up some eyebrow-raising views on same-sex marriage. The 50-year-old “Usual Suspects” star told Katie Couric in a July 19 Yahoo! News interview that his stance on marriage equality was a bit of a “Jedi mind trick.” Same-sex couples should be allowed to marry, he […]

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July 21, 2016

NBA Reportedly Pulls All-Star Game Out Of Charlotte Over 'Bathroom Bill'

It’s happened: The NBA has reportedly pulled the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte in protest of North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2), otherwise known as the “bathroom bill,” according to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski. The league has not finalized where it will host the All-Star weekend instead, but is reportedly zeroing in on New […]